Resources

Below are links to databases, reports, and other resources that Tec-Com’s staff has found to be useful. Many of these resources are critical sources of data for the in-depth white papers, internal corporate documents, and other projects that Tec-Com produces.

ENERGY

U.S. Energy Information Administration (General)
U.S. Energy Information Adminstration (EIA)
http://www.eia.gov/
EIA: Short-Term Energy Outlook
http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/steo/
EIA: Today in Energy
http://www.eia.gov/todayinenergy/
EIA: Monthly Energy Review
http://www.eia.gov/totalenergy/data/monthly/
EIA: Annual Energy Outlook
http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/aeo/
EIA: International Energy Outlook
http://www.eia.gov/forecasts/ieo/
U.S. Energy Information Administration (Oil and Gas)
EIA: Petroleum and Other Liquids
http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/
EIA: This Week in Petroleum
http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/weekly/
EIA: Petroleum Marketing Monthly
http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/marketing/monthly/
EIA: Natural Gas
http://www.eia.gov/naturalgas/
EIA: Natural Gas Weekly Update
http://www.eia.gov/naturalgas/weekly/
EIA: Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report
http://ir.eia.gov/ngs/ngs.html
EIA: Natural Gas Monthly
http://www.eia.gov/naturalgas/monthly/
EIA: Effect of LNG Exports on U.S. Energy Markets
http://www.eia.gov/analysis/requests/fe/
EIA: Drillling Productivity Report
http://www.eia.gov/petroleum/drilling/
EIA: World Shale Oil and Shale Gas Resources
http://www.eia.gov/analysis/studies/worldshalegas/
Rig Counts and Drilling Data
Baker Hughes North American Rig Counts
http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?c=79687&p=irol-reportsother
Baker Hughes Interactive Rig Counts
http://gis.bakerhughesdirect.com/RigCounts/default2.aspx
Rigdata.com
http://rigdata.com/Index3.aspx
RigData.com (Unconventional Drilling Report)
ttp://rigdata.com/news-and-analysis/unconventional-drilling-report.aspx
Drillinginfo.com
http://info.drillinginfo.com/
Drilliinginfo Blog
http://info.drillinginfo.com/di-blog/
U.S.Technically Recoverable Oil and Gas Resources
US Geological Survey (USGS)
http://www.usgs.gov/
USGS: National Oil and Gas Assessment
http://energy.usgs.gov/OilGas/AssessmentsData/NationalOilGasAssessment.aspx
USGS: World Petroleum Assessment
http://energy.usgs.gov/OilGas/AssessmentsData/WorldPetroleumAssessment.aspx
Potential Gas Committee (Colorado School of Mines)
http://potentialgas.org/
Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)
http://www.boem.gov/
BOEA Assessment of OCS Oil and Gas Resources
http://www.boem.gov/National-Assessment-of-Oil-and-Gas-Resources-2011/
Oil and Gas Trade Organizations
American Petroleum Institute
http://www.api.org/
API: Energy Tomorrow
http://energytomorrow.org/
API: Energy Tomorrow Blog
http://energytomorrow.org/blog
American Gas Assoication
http://www.aga.org/Pages/default.aspx
AGA: Issues
http://www.aga.org/our-issues/Pages/default.aspx
AGA: Energy Industry Analyses and Statistics
http://www.aga.org/Kc/analyses-and-statistics/Pages/default.aspx
Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP)
http://www.capp.ca/Pages/default.aspx
CAPP: 2014 Crude Oil Forecast
http://www.capp.ca/forecast/Pages/default.aspx
CAPP: Statistical Handbook
http://www.capp.ca/library/statistics/handbook/Pages/default.aspx
Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA)
http://www.ipaa.org/
IPAA: Economic Reports
http://www.ipaa.org/economics-analysis-international/economic-reports/
IPAA: United States Petroleum Statistics
http://www.ipaa.org/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=172
IPAA: 2012-2013 Profile of Independent Producers
http://www.ipaa.org/wp-content/plugins/download-monitor/download.php?id=162
International Energy Organizations
International Energy Agency (IEA)
http://www.iea.org/
IEA World Energy Outlook
http://www.worldenergyoutlook.org/
IEA Oil Market Report
https://www.iea.org/oilmarketreport/omrpublic/
BP Statistical Review of World Energy
http://www.bp.com/en/global/corporate/about-bp/energy-economics/statistical-review-of-world-energy.html
Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC)
http://www.opec.org/opec_web/en/index.htm
OPEC: World Oil Outlook
http://www.opec.org/opec_web/en/publications/340.htm
Coal
American Coal Council
http://www.americancoalcouncil.org/
Coal Blog
http://www.coalblog.org/
World Coal Association
http://www.worldcoal.org/
Extract – The World Coal Association Blog
http://www.worldcoal.org/extract/
DOE: Clean Coal Research
http://energy.gov/fe/science-innovation/clean-coal-research
USGS: Coal Assessments
http://energy.usgs.gov/Coal/AssessmentsandData/CoalAssessments.aspx
EIA: Coal
http://www.eia.gov/coal/
EIA: Weekly Coal Production
http://www.eia.gov/coal/production/weekly/
EIA: Quarterly Coal Report
http://www.eia.gov/coal/production/quarterly/
Nuclear Power
DOE: Office of Nuclear Energy
http://www.energy.gov/ne/office-nuclear-energy
DOE: Small Modular Nuclear Reactors
http://www.energy.gov/ne/nuclear-reactor-technologies/small-modular-nuclear-reactors
World Nuclear Association
http://www.world-nuclear.org/
World Nuclear Association: Small Nuclear Power Reactors
http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/Nuclear-Fuel-Cycle/Power-Reactors/Small-Nuclear-Power-Reactors/
International Framework for Nuclear Energy Cooperation
http://www.world-nuclear.org/info/inf117_international_framework_nuclear_energy_cooperation.html
Nuclear Energy Institute
http://www.nei.org/
International Atomic Energy Agency
http://www.iaea.org/
American Nuclear Society
http://www.ans.org/
EIA: Nuclear and Unranium
http://www.eia.gov/nuclear/
Renewable Energy
National Hydropower Association
http://www.hydro.org/
International Hydropower Association
http://www.hydropower.org/
Renewable Energy World
http://www.renewableenergyworld.com/rea/home
USGS: Geothermal Resources
http://energy.usgs.gov/OtherEnergy/Geothermal.aspx
EIA: Renewable & Alternative Fuels
http://www.eia.gov/renewable/
EIA: Monthly Biodiesel production report
http://www.eia.gov/biofuels/biodiesel/production/
U.S. Department of Energy
Energy.gov (U.S. Department of Energy)
http://www.energy.gov/
DOE: National Laboratories
http://www.energy.gov/about-national-labs
DOE: Science & Innovation
http://www.energy.gov/science-innovation
Oak Ridge National Laboratory
http://www.ornl.gov/
Energy Flow Charts (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory)
https://flowcharts.llnl.gov/index.html
National Energy Technology Laboratory (DOE)
http://www.netl.doe.gov/
The DOE’s Office of Fossil Energy
Office of Fossil Energy (U.S. Department of Energy)
http://energy.gov/fe/office-fossil-energy
Office of Fossil Energy: Enhanced Oil Recovery
http://energy.gov/fe/science-innovation/oil-gas-research/enhanced-oil-recovery
Office of Fossil Energy: Oil & Gas Research
http://energy.gov/fe/science-innovation/oil-gas-research
Office of Fossil Energy: Shale Gas R&D
http://energy.gov/fe/science-innovation/oil-gas-research/shale-gas-rd
Office of Fossil Energy: Natural Gas Import/Export Regulations
http://energy.gov/fe/services/natural-gas-regulation
Office of Fossil Energy: Carbon Dioxide Enhanced Oil Recovery
http://www.netl.doe.gov/File%20Library/Research/Oil-Gas/enhanced%20oil%20recovery/co2%20eor/NETL_CO2-EOR-Primer.pdf
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission
Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)
http://www.ferc.gov/
FERC: LNG
http://www.ferc.gov/industries/gas/indus-act/lng.asp
FERC: Existing LNG Import/Export Terminals
http://www.ferc.gov/industries/gas/indus-act/lng/exist-term.asp
FERC: Approved LNG Import/Export Terminals
http://www.ferc.gov/industries/gas/indus-act/lng/lng-approved.pdf
FERC: Proposed LNG Export Terminals
http://www.ferc.gov/industries/gas/indus-act/lng/lng-export-proposed.pdf
Electric Power
Electric Power Research Institute
http://www.epri.com/Pages/Default.aspx
North American Electric Reliability Corporation
http://www.nerc.com/Pages/default.aspx
EIA: Electricity
http://www.eia.gov/electricity/
EIA: Electric Power Monthly
http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/
EIA: Electricity Monthly Update
http://www.eia.gov/electricity/monthly/update/
EIA: Electricity Data Browser
http://www.eia.gov/electricity/data/browser/
Climate, Weather, and Environment
NOAA (Earth System Research Laboratory)
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/
U.S. Climate Maps
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/data/usclimdivs/
El NiƱo/Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/enso/
Multivariate ENSO Index (MEI)
http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/enso/mei/
Historical Heating and Cooling Degree Day Data
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/oa/documentlibrary/hcs/hcs.html
Degree Days Statistics (Climate Prediction Center)
http://www.cpc.ncep.noaa.gov/products/analysis_monitoring/cdus/degree_days/
Vostok Ice Core Data (Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center)
http://cdiac.ornl.gov/trends/co2/vostok.html
Vostok Ice Core Data (NOAA)
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/paleo/icecore/antarctica/vostok/vostok_co2.html
NOAA Paleoclimatology Data
http://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/data-access/paleoclimatology-data
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
http://www.epa.gov/
EPA: Climate Change
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/
EPA: Climate Change Adaption Plans
http://www.epa.gov/climatechange/impacts-adaptation/fed-programs.html
EPA: Mecury and other Toxic Air Pollutants
http://www.epa.gov/mats/powerplants.html
EPA: Clean Air Act
http://www.epa.gov/air/caa/

ECONOMY

International Monetary Fund
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
http://www.imf.org/external/index.htm
IMF: World Economic Outlook
http://www.imf.org/external/ns/cs.aspx?id=29
IMF: World Economic Outlook Databases
http://www.imf.org/external/ns/cs.aspx?id=28
IMF: Global Financial Stability Report
http://www.imf.org/external/pubs/ft/gfsr/index.htm
IMF: Fiscal Monitor
http://www.imf.org/external/ns/cs.aspx?id=262
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD)
http://www.oecd.org/
OECD: Composite Leading Indicators
http://www.oecd.org/std/leading-indicators/
OECD: Economic Outlook
http://www.oecd.org/eco/outlook/economicoutlook.htm
World Bank
World Bank
http://www.worldbank.org/
World Bank: Global Economic Prospects
http://econ.worldbank.org/WBSITE/EXTERNAL/EXTDEC/EXTDECPROSPECTS/0,,contentMDK:23578935~pagePK:64165401~piPK:64165026~theSitePK:476883,00.html
U.S. Federal Reserve Board
U.S. Federal Reserve Board of Governors (FRB)
http://www.federalreserve.gov/
FRB: News & Events
http://www.federalreserve.gov/newsevents/default.htm
FRB: Economic Research & Data
http://www.federalreserve.gov/econresdata/default.htm
FRB: Monetary Policy Report
http://www.federalreserve.gov/monetarypolicy/mpr_default.htm
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis
U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA)
http://www.bea.gov/
BEA: National Income and Product Accounts Tables
http://bea.gov/iTable/iTable.cfm?ReqID=9&step=1#reqid=9&step=1&isuri=1
BEA: National Income and Product Accounts Files
http://bea.gov//national/nipaweb/DownSS2.asp
BEA: Balance of Payments (International Transactions)
http://www.bea.gov/international/bp_web/tb_download_type_modern.cfm?list=1&RowID=2
BEA: Net International Investment Position
http://www.bea.gov/international/bp_web/tb_download_type_modern.cfm?list=2&RowID=144
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
http://www.bls.gov/
BLS: Consumer Price Index
http://www.bls.gov/cpi/
BLS: Producer Price Indexes
http://www.bls.gov/ppi/
BLS: Current Population Survey (including unemployment rate)
http://www.bls.gov/cps/
BLS: Official Unemployment Rate
http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS14000000
BLS: Labor Force Participation Rate
http://data.bls.gov/timeseries/LNS11300000
Institute for Supply Management
Institute for Supply Management (ISM)
http://www.ism.ws/
ISM: Manufacturing Report on Business
http://www.ism.ws/ISMReport/MfgROB.cfm?navItemNumber=12942
ISM: Non-manufacturing Report on Business
http://www.ism.ws/ISMReport/NonMfgROB.cfm?navItemNumber=12943
U.S. Economic Forecasting Surveys
Philadelphia Fed Survey of Professional Forecasters
http://www.philadelphiafed.org/research-and-data/real-time-center/survey-of-professional-forecasters/
Wall Street Journal Economic Forecasting Survey
http://projects.wsj.com/econforecast/#ind=gdp&r=20
Technical Communications & Grammar
Society for Technical Communications
http://www.stc.org/
Society for Technical Communications (East Tennessee Chapter)
http://www.stc-etc.org/
Technical Communication at the University of Tennessee
http://english.utk.edu/technical-communication/
Grammar Handbook (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign)
http://www.cws.illinois.edu/workshop/writers/
The Elements of Style (William Strunk, Jr., 1918 edition)
http://www.bartleby.com/141/