Latest Energy Information Administration Stories

US Becoming More Energy Independent
2012-01-26 05:59:45

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said on Monday that the nation will become more energy independent by 2035. EIA released the updated projections for U.S. energy in the Annual Energy Outlook 2012 Reference case, reports Wendy Koch for USA TODAY. "Our updated Reference case projections show natural gas and renewables gaining an increasing share of U.S. electric power generation, domestic crude oil and natural gas production growing, reliance on imported oil decreasing,...

2011-04-26 15:39:00

PITTSBURGH, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The national cost of energy supply accidents over the past decade are estimated to exceed $50 billion, mostly from oil spills and electric power outages. But a lack of critical data on the full scope of energy supply accidents make it impossible to quantify all the costs. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20020422/CMULOGO ) A class of 24 engineering students in Carnegie Mellon University's departments of Engineering and Public Policy...

2010-12-16 14:21:00

WASHINGTON, Dec. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr. Mark Cooper, senior research fellow for economic analysis at the Institute for Energy and the Environment at Vermont Law School, issued the following statement today in the wake of the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) presentation of the early release reference case for the 2011 Annual Energy Outlook: "The U.S. Energy Information Administration has officially burst the nuclear bubble. They have admitted that the nuclear...

2010-08-16 08:00:00

HENDERSON, NV, Aug. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- AmeriLithium Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: AMEL; "AmeriLithium" or "the Company") is pleased to draw attention to the positives of today's emerging green technologies as compared to the liabilities of ongoing reliance on oil industry-based technologies. In particular, the advantages offered by continual advances in plug-in and electric vehicles and battery technology will continue to offer cleaner, greener and more sustainable solutions than...

2010-07-09 10:45:00

SMU energy expert warns of new EIA estimates showing how six-month deepwater drilling moratorium will significantly reduce domestic oil production DALLAS, July 9 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released this week its July Short Term Energy Outlook, which details the agency's estimates of the coming reductions in oil production due to President Obama's six-month ban on deepwater offshore drilling. In light of EIA's disturbing findings, Dr. Bernard...

2010-01-25 15:05:00

MCLEAN, Va. and SAN DIEGO, Jan. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) (NYSE: SAI) today announced it has been awarded a prime, follow-on contract by the Department of Energy to provide technical, managerial and project support services to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). The multiple award, indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract has a five year base period of performance and a contract ceiling of $288 million for the...

2009-12-23 11:46:00

JULIAN, W.Va., Dec. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Massey Energy Chairman and CEO Don Blankenship today commented on the release of new projections by the U.S. Department of Energy that fossil fuels will continue to supply the vast majority of America's energy needs for the next 25 years. "This study confirms that there will always be a market for abundant, affordable electric power generated by coal," Mr. Blankenship said. "We need to keep politicians from meddling in the energy market with...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.