News bites: The future of oil and gas, Neil Young goes cellulosic, and more

The Atlantic asks, “What If We Never Run Out of Oil?”

The Wall Street Journal takes stock of Exxon’s first quarter earnings report. From their story:

Exxon Mobil Corp.'s ... first-quarter profit rose slightly compared to last year but its production of oil and natural gas fell, as the energy giant continued to struggle in a world where large oil-and-gas fields are harder to find.

The Irving, Texas, energy company's oil and natural gas production dropped for the seventh consecutive quarter on a year-over-year basis, falling 3.5% from the same period last year, to 4.4 million barrels of oil equivalent a day.

The Salt Lake Tribune has a dispatch from Thursday's House hearing on climate science.

Domestic Fuel reports on rocker Neil Young’s 1959 Lincoln Continental that runs on cellulosic ethanol.

The New York Times explores how electric cars could add power to the grid.