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Good morning and welcome back! Before we get into the energy world, I wanted to mention that the thrilling and outspoken U.S. 800 meter runner Nick Symmonds is calling it a career after he finished last in his heat yesterday at the U.S. Outdoor Championships.

"I'm a short, stocky kid from Boise, Idaho that went to a D-3 school and ended up being ranked number two in the world, finishing fifth in the Olympics. I think I played my hand about as well as one can," Symmonds, who is old by elite 800 meter standards at 33, said after the race. Letsrun.com has a good piece on his career. Let's dive right into energy . . .