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Did You Know? Dial Before You Dig

colonial pipeline  energy  energy iq 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted August 11, 2009

Did you know that today is National 811 Day? It's a date set aside by the Common Ground Alliance (CGA) to promote awareness of underground utilities through the use of the nationwide "811" call-in number for individuals, companies and governments preparing to dig. 

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Did You Know U.S. Reliance on Imports is Falling?

climate bill  energy  energy iq  energy policy  imports  over regulation  waxman-markey 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 21, 2009

Here's an interesting factoid for you: America's reliance on imported oil has been falling. According to API's Monthly Statistical Report for June, imports fell 7.6 percent during the first half of 2009 as compared with the same period a year earlier. This drop was on top of two consecutive annual declines in crude oil and oil product imports in 2007 and 2008. 

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What's Your Energy IQ?

supply  oil company ownership  energy reality  energy iq  energy demand  energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 2, 2009

Over the last few days, we've asked you a number of energy-related questions about topics such as energy demand, supply, taxes and oil company ownership. Now it's truly time to put your knowledge to the test: - See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/author/13/P610#sthash.cUd2Uhop.dpuf

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Energy IQ, Day 4: Who Owns 'Big Oil?

stock ownership  energy reality  energy iq  energy  earnings 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 2, 2009

When oil companies do well, who benefits? Is it solely the companies' management? Or do average investors benefit as well? Consider this question:

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Energy IQ, Day 3: Fueling Our Nation's Economy

energy reality  energy iq survey  energy iq 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted July 1, 2009

The oil and natural gas industry makes many important contributions to the U.S. economy, but specifically: - See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/author/13/P615#sthash.mWkaeH2s.dpuf

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Energy IQ, Day 2: Where Does Our Energy Come From?

supply  over regulation  imports  energy iq survey  energy iq  energy  domestic energy  demand  canada 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted June 30, 2009

Oil and natural gas are found all over the world in varying amounts, and throughout history, about one trillion barrels of oil have been produced. While about one-third of our oil is produced domestically, where does our imported oil come from? - See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/author/13/P615#sthash.mWkaeH2s.dpuf

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Energy IQ, Day 1: Meeting Future Energy Demand

fossil fuels  energy reality  energy iq survey  energy iq  energy demand  energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 29, 2009

Looking ahead to the future, there's no doubt that we'll need more energy in the United States and around the world. Given expected global economic and population growth, time and again economists have said that energy efficiency improvements alone will not be enough to meet this future demand. - See more at: http://energytomorrow.org/blog/author/13/P615#sthash.mWkaeH2s.dpuf

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Did You Know It's Hurricane Season?

offshore drilling  hurricanes  hurricane preparedness  gulf of mexico  energy iq  energy  drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted June 2, 2009

There are 3,800 oil and natural gas production platforms and 74 operating drilling rigs in the federal, hurricane-prone waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

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Did You Know...

canada  cera  energy  energy iq  imports  oil sands 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 20, 2009

...that the United States imports more oil from Canada than any other country?

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