Monthly Archives: June 2014

2014-06-27

The Master Resource Report 2014-06-27 Hydro in the Pacific Northwest According to an article posted on the EIA’s Today in Energy web page (June 27th) hydroelectric generation in the Columbia River Basin accounted for 44% of all hydro power in the US in 2012. The generation from this river system was 29 gigawatts. The map… Read more »

2014-06-20

The Master Resource Report 2014-06-20 EIA reports natural gas supply & demand The EIA reported this week that natural gas consumption was down for the seventh week in a row as cooler temperatures prevailed. But in a good example of just how much weather impacts power burn consumption in that sector climbed from the low… Read more »

2014-06-13

The Master Resource Report 2014-06-13 The Bakken’s radioactive problem When you talk to folks who have visited or worked in the booming oil fields of North Dakota they report it being like the Wild, Wild West. And like any gold rush period government and environmental regulation enforcement runs way behind the curve. Associated Press: People… Read more »

2014-06-06

The Master Resource Report 2014-06-06 Libyan exports According to a report on Upstreamonline Libyan exports of crude oil could fall to zero. Libya’s crude exports could fall to zero in days as the state oil company could be forced to divert the only remaining exports to the Zawiya refinery, which provides crucial gasoline to the… Read more »