Trump Signs Executive Orders To Fast-Track Oil And Gas Pipelines

From The Daily Caller Michael Bastasch | Energy Editor President Donald Trump signed two executive orders to speed up oil and gas pipeline projects. Trump seeks to curtail the ability of states, like New York and Washington, to kill vital energy projects. New York Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo blocked gas pipeline projects, triggering an energy…

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Peak Ghawar: A Peak Oiler’s Nightmare

Alternate title: No… “The biggest Saudi oil field is [NOT] fading faster than anyone guessed”… Part Trois: Why Peak Oil Is Irrelevant and the Perpetually Refilling Abiotic Oil Field Is Abject Nonsense Guest reservoir geology by David Middleton Saudi Aramco’s recent bond prospectus has generated a lot of media buzz, particularly regarding the production from…

Watch the ‘black hole photo reveal’ live here

NOTE: See update below for the reveal. The Event Horizon Telescope (EHT) project is unveiling a major black hole discovery Wednesday morning (April 10), and you can watch the event live. We live in the golden (or maybe platinum) age of astronomy. At 9 a.m. EDT today, the group of astronomers who run the global…

Genetic breakthrough on tropical grass could help develop climate-friendly cattle farms

The discovery of genes responsible for asexual reproduction in a tropical grass may reduce negative impacts of cattle farming. The grass captures carbon, reduces gas emissions from soils, restores degraded land, and improves cattle health and productivity International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) Cattle are a mainstay for many smallholders but their farms are often…