Quadrennial Energy Review launched
Recently, President Obama ordered a comprehensive review of the country’s existing energy infrastructure. This task force is called the Quadrennial Energy Review (QRE) and they will spend the next year studying what is required for “transporting, transmitting, and delivering energy.” A major factor influencing the decision to create the task force is that domestic oil production has gone up 50 percent since the President took office in 2009, and natural gas production is at its highest ever. QRE has a deadline of January 2015 to report its findings. Read more from Reuters.