Obama to announce new manufacturing hubs
Institutes in Chicago and near Detroit will combine public, private resources to foster innovation.
US Energy Department predicts near record oil output
Annual outlook suggests natural gas production will reach 37.6 trillion cubic feet per year by 2040 – 56% above 2012 levels.
Obama administration to sell $192M loan made to EV maker Fisker
Troubled manufacturer has produced no vehicles, 75% of the workers are laid off.
Plans to increase US exports of LNG stir environment debate
More fracking, higher risks to the public; could drive up costs to manufacturers
Energy Department seizes $21M from electric car maker Fisker
Troubled automaker has not built a car since the summer of 2012.