Daily Archives: February 7, 2020

Important, Despite the Controversy — Geoengineering Research

By Robert Stavins We have just released the newest episode of our podcast, “Environmental Insights: Discussions on Policy and Practice from the Harvard Environmental Economics Program.” In this latest episode, I engage in a conversation with David Keith, professor at Harvard and one of the world’s leading authorities on geoengineering.Recently, the Earth System Research Laboratory…

Activists Rely on Fear Mongering in the Heart of Texas

By Energy in Depth As Texas continues to see prolific oil and natural gas production, additional infrastructure is needed to bring the state’s abundant energy resources produced in the Permian Basin to markets along the Gulf Coast. These necessary projects, like pipelines, are being threatened by a small but determined group of activists seeking to…

A Natural Gas Tale of Two States: Pennsylvania v. New York

By Energy in Depth While Pennsylvanians continue to prosper thanks to growing natural gas production, their neighbors to the north in New York are meeting a much different fate, despite shared access to the Marcellus Shale.In the midst of the Great Recession, Pennsylvania experienced job and wage growth including a 259 percent increase in oil…

How oil & gas states did (and did not) protect land and water in 2019

By EDF Energy Exchange By EDF BlogsAuthored by Adam Peltz and Nichole SaundersRegulating the day-to-day details of an oil and gas operation can be a complex task, with both regulators and operators working hard to prevent leaks, explosions and other threats to worker safety, community health and the environment. As we learn more about technical…

5 Pillars to Optimize Maintenance Planning

By Derek Shickel Maintenance planning can be an inefficient process, so it’s essential to evaluate how you are approaching both planning and scheduling. Adopting industry best practices will keep productivity and efficiency high. In addition, it will improve strategies for preventive maintenance and asset management. Effective planning and scheduling are the keys to transforming worker…

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