Energy is so ubiquitous in everyday life that we often take it for granted. In the spirit of the holidays, here are ten things we're thankful for this Thanksgiving—and that we can use thanks to energy.
Other than cattle and a handful of drilling rigs, there isn't much along the 115 mile stretch of Highway 59 that connects two of Wyoming's boom towns. Then you get to Bill, an eleven-person town that has found itself stuck in the middle of dangerous energy development traffic.
Boom towns have never been friendly places for women. After all, they are inhabited primarily by young men who go there in droves looking for jobs. But are they unsafe, or just uncomfortable?
Oil prices are slipping to levels not seen in years. It’s bad for oil companies, but it has to be good for consumers, right?
Well, yes, though, it’s more complicated than that. That’s because almost all of us with retirement accounts are invested in oil and gas companies.
When people refer to "Big Oil," they are often referring to these six companies.