31 Dec '12, 5pm

2012: A Very Big Year in Energy

In oh so many ways it was an unedifying year: reaffirmation of U.S. political deadlock, an even worse political sclerosis in Europe, ghastly atrocities in Syria, a festering war in Afghanistan. But in energy, 2012 was a very very good year indeed--at least if you were a U.S. citizen. This was the year in which it became clear not only that the United States has a real shot at energy independence, after 40 years of just talking about it, but that the U.S. strength in energy gives the country an economic edge across the board . For this blogger, the message first came through loud and clear at a New York Times energy conference, inspired by a new book from energy guru Daniel Yergin, The Quest . The implications, though vast, are not hard to list. One already has played out: Presidential candidate Romney tried hard to play the energy hand, but President Obama held all the car...

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