Buffalo-Peniel Oilfield Sold to Independent Energy Provider

Posted on 23 September 2014

The privately owned Cunningham Energy has begun its expansion into existing and potential oil producing areas of the Appalachian mountain basin with its recent purchase of a 2,700 acre existing oil field in West Virginia’s Jackson and Roane counties.

CVTC Breaks Ground on Energy Education Center

Posted on 23 September 2014

The 46,000 square-foot Energy Education Center is an expansion and renovation project that includes classrooms and labs that will improve and increase program offerings at CVTC and provide training opportunities for workers in existing and evolving energy industries.

The Benefits of Reworking Previously Proven Oil Wells

Posted on 26 August 2014

For example, Cunningham Energy builds its expertise and success in oil exploration on re-entering and reworking previously proven oil wells. In doing so, the company not only expands its experience in oil exploration, but also enhances its success in new and unexplored wells.

Energy Investments in the News

Posted on 26 August 2014

Riverstone holdings is a private equity firm focused primarily on the energy and power sectors. The firm was founded in the year 2000 by David Leuschen and Pierre F. Lapeyre, Jr. Mr. Leuschen serves Riverstone Holdings LLC in his capacity as the Co-Founder, Partner and MD. Mr. Leuschen also co-founded Three Rivers Operating Company in […]

Topics in Energy – Wind Power

Posted on 02 July 2014

Overall and in addition to wind energy, companies across the country are working to provide efficient energy options to consumers, as well as those that are economically and environmentally sound. Providers like Cunningham Energy, for example, invest in the development of new technologies that can improve their process and offer the best energy solutions to the public (see the BBB listing for Cunningham Energy).

Investing in Energy

Posted on 12 May 2014

Investing in energy can also be a smart move for environmental and financial reasons, as shown by the guys who have done it such as David Leuschen, Founder of Riverstone, LLC.

Empire State Building’s Love Affair with Green Energy

Posted on 09 May 2014

Known for being “green,” the Empire State Building is currently owned by a company (ESRT) called Empire State Realty Trust, Inc., which also owns no less than eighteen other properties in the city.

Empire State Building Green Initiative

Posted on 11 April 2014

The green Empire State Building continues to reflect American hopes, celebrations, possibilities, and Anthony Malkin who was featured in Harvard Magazine. It sits in close proximity to other New York landmarks in midtown Manhattan.

The Growth of Private Equity in the Energy Industry

Posted on 24 October 2013

Founded in 2000 by Pierre Lapeyre and David Leuschen, Riverstone has raised about $25 billion of equity and has enjoyed a net overall rate of return of 20 percent. The company held the largest U.S. energy-focused capital commitment during the first nine months of 2012 with its $3 billion fund.

Keeping Your Home Pest Free This Season

Posted on 08 May 2013

While some pests like ants, bedbugs, and termites are fairly universal, others are native to specific areas, and may multiple because of unusual weather patterns. For example, residents are working towards pest control in Maryland due to especially high populations of cankerworms which are eating the leaves off trees, and causing defoliation. Little things such […]

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Auto Manufacturing Companies

Vehicle Failures Concerns Consumers

Posted on 01 August 2012

Consumers are concerned with a recent discovery regarding ethanol and the damage it can do to vehicles. Fuel containing 15 percent ethanol (E15) could have an adverse reaction that could cost consumers more to money to repair. “Clearly many vehicles on the road today are at risk of harm from E15. The unknowns concern us […]

Energy Education

Cenergistic Receives Excellence Award

Cenergistic Receives Excellence Award

Posted on 03 April 2013

Since 2000, Cenergistic has aided over 4,500 buildings in earning Energy Star certification.

Energy Investment

Energy Smart Investments

Energy Smart Investments

Posted on 03 April 2013

Riverstone Holdings focuses on investments in the energy and power sectors. The firm is comprised of seven investment funds, including the largest renewable energy fund in the world, which altogether make up $24 billion of capital.

Fracking Economy

Drilling Impact fee in Pennsylvania

Drilling Impact fee in Pennsylvania

Posted on 09 February 2012

Pushed by Pennsylvania’s Republican Governor, Tom Corbett, the first-ever drilling fee on Pennsylvania’s natural gas drilling industry will be instated. The bill passed by congress with much debate, but in a move to support the oil and gas industry, the Pennsylvania state Senate and House voted in favor of Marcellus Shale legislation.

Environmental groups, local officials, public health experts and tens of thousands of residents have questioned the motives of the oil and gas industry – worried about the side effects, the environment, and the economy. Pennsylvania Fracking has regular updates on the fracking industry as a whole and what it means for the state of Pennsylvania.


Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Posted on 18 October 2011

What to do with nuclear reactors worldwide? Exactly one day before the catastrophe of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant in Japan, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) agreed to continue the operation of a similarly built plant in Vermont. The Vermont Yankee plant is 38 years old and had a license that was supposed to expire […]

Shale Gas

Shale Gas Controversy

Shale Gas Controversy

Posted on 01 November 2011

Many people have worries about shale gas production in the US. There are concerns about chemical usage, waste getting into the water supply and possible explosions from fracking. While these concerns are valid there have been advancements in technology and environmental regulations that ensure safe extraction of shale gas.

South Carolina Manufacturing

Ideal State for Business and Energy Development

Ideal State for Business and Energy Development

Posted on 22 October 2012

South Carolina is known for being one of the most desirable states for doing business in the manufacturing industry, but what you might not realize is that South Carolina is quickly becoming one of the most desirable states for alternative energy. SC has a proposal drafted for an offshore wind farm that would create thousands […]


Expanding Solar Power for Energy

Posted on 19 November 2012

AES Solar is a joint venture of AES Corporation (based in Arlington, VA) and Riverstone Holdings LLC. The mission of the AES Corporation is to provide energy solutions that are sustainable, safe and reliable in each serving market. The corporation is headed by President and Chief Executive Officer Andre R. Gluski.

Riverstone Holdings LLC is a private equity firm focused in the energy and power sectors. Founded in 2000 by Pierre Lapeyer, Jr. and