By Angel Gonzalez
on Sep 02, 2011
- National Response Center This site contains statistics about every kind of chemical, radiological, or biological discharge in the U.S.
- US Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration: This is the agency that supervises pipeline safety in the U.S.
- PHMSA’s National Pipeline Mapping System: Use this resource to find pipelines in your local area.
- Energy Information Administration: This Department of Energy agency is a trove of statistics about energy use, including state-level figures and history of electricity and fuel prices. It also contains a good explanation of how gasoline prices work.
- American Petroleum Institute: Lobby group representing oil companies in Washington D.C. Good resource for a quick response with the industry’s viewpoint on many different issues.
- American Gas Association: Trade association representing the natural gas industry. Key for the fracking debate.
- Federal Energy Regulatory Commission: Regulates interstate transmission of electricity, gas and oil, as well as liquefied natural gas facilities. Contains up-to-date info on liquefied natural gas terminals.
- U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement: Agency that regulates the exploitation of energy in the federal offshore. Has a rich database of permits and production figures.
- U.S. Geological Survey’s Minerals Information: Here you’ll find data about supply and demand of minerals.
- Mine Safety and Health Administration: Agency that oversees mining safety in the U.S., belongs to the Department of Labor. Has information about accidents.
- The Prize: A Pulitzer Prize-winning history book on the oil industry, which is seen by many as the most authoritative read on the topic
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