Energy Energy

West Delta 105 E is an oil-producing platform located a dozen miles off the Louisiana coast in the Gulf of Mexico. A 2014 explosion on the lower deck killed Jerrel "Bubba" Hancock. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement hide caption

toggle caption
Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement

8 Years After Deepwater Horizon Explosion, Is Another Disaster Waiting To Happen?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/603669896/604241558" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

In the control room of PJM Interconnection, employees monitor a power grid that stretches across the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. PJM Interconnection hide caption

toggle caption
PJM Interconnection

After Alert On Russian Hacks, Bigger Push To Protect Power Grid

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/602252391/604245318" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

FirstEnergy Asks Administration For Help To Get Customers To Pay More

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/602772260/602772261" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Gas is pumped into vehicles at a BP gas station in Hoboken, N.J. in 2016.The Obama administration moved to nearly double fuel-economy standards by 2025, but the EPA now is moving to weaken them. Julio Cortez/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Julio Cortez/AP

Taxes On Natural Gas Pipelines Can Result In Money Flow For Rural Schools

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/597100749/597100765" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Russian Hackers Could Have Shut Down U.S. Power Plants, Experts Say

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/594364441/594364442" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

"Keep it in the ground" activists protesting the Bayou Bridge Pipeline on February 17, 2018 near Belle Rose, Louisiana. Travis Lux/WWNO hide caption

toggle caption
Travis Lux/WWNO

'Keep It In The Ground' Activists Optimistic Despite Oil Boom

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/589908135/595967467" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Jim Barrett stands next to a well pad on his farm in Bradford County, Pa. He accuses Chesapeake Energy of cheating him out of royalty money. Marie Cusick/StateImpact Pennsylvania hide caption

toggle caption
Marie Cusick/StateImpact Pennsylvania

Professor Eric van Oort uses this 'virtual oil rig' to do research at the University of Texas at Austin. He helps advise companies on how to improve operations. Mose Buchele/KUT hide caption

toggle caption
Mose Buchele/KUT

America's Oil Boom Is Fueled By A Tech Boom

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/591141384/592965483" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript