Energy Sector Infographics

Sometimes, a picture really does say a thousand words. Monday Infographics at Oil & Energy Daily are provided to you by our incredible research team, with ease of use in mind. Mondays are a perfect time to absorb what’s happened over the weekend in the commodity sector in the form of “information art,” while you sip your high-octane go-juice. Here, you’ll find the latest trends – at a glance.

Stage II of the Yellowcake Boom is Starting

Stage II of the Yellowcake Boom is Starting

In January I told you to forget about a continuing downtrend in uranium. And I was “certain that the trend from here is going nowhere but up.” I argued that we’d see a surge in uranium use over the coming years – with demand driven by both developed and emerging economies alike, with the majority...

When Growth Doesn't Matter

When Growth Doesn’t Matter

During the State of the Union (SOTU) address on January 28, President Obama praised the solar industry for adding 21% more jobs from September 2012 to September 2013 – bringing total U.S. solar industry employment to 142,698. Not only did the employment rates in the solar industry shoot up 20% (10 times faster than the national average...

Natural Gas Catapults Higher in 2014

In case you hadn’t noticed, we’re pretty bullish on natural gas. And we spend a lot of time analyzing the market here at Oil & Energy Daily. Recently, there has been a massive surge in at-home natural gas resources in the United States. Today’s infographic, courtesy of Visual Capitalist, takes a short look at some...

How Many Megawatts of Wind Power Does Each American Need?

How Many Megawatts of Wind Power Does Each American Need?

Wind power now supplies more than 4% of the country’s electricity. At about 60,000 megawatts, there’s enough wind energy capacity to power 15.2 million U.S. homes, a more than twenty-fold increase since 2000. It’s still tiny compared to fossil fuel: Combined, coal and natural gas supply roughly two-thirds of U.S. electricity. But after writing about wind subsidies...

American Energy Basics

It’s nice to ease into the week with a refresher in energy basics. Our infographic this Monday lays out American energy consumption pretty clearly, so I’m not going to clutter it with a bunch of talk. Here are just a few takeaways: 1. America Generates the Electricity. As you can see, the majority of all...

The Pump Fake

The Pump Fake

It’s been a rollercoaster of a year, riding the gasoline price wave at the pump. California’s average topped out at $4.21 per gallon, bottoming out no lower than $3.55. And for the rest of the United States… It didn’t see prices fall below $3 at any point in 2013. Lively chatter attempting to predict and...