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05.19.15

Bipartisan Bill to Enhance Efforts to Lift the U.S. Oil Export Ban

New Legislation Aims to Complement & Strengthen the Bill the Senators Introduced Earlier in the Week to Lift the Ban

 

05.13.15

US Senate Introduces Bill to End Ban on Crude Oil Exports

U.S. Senators introduced the Energy Supply and Distribution Act of 2015 (S.1312). This bipartisan legislation would modernize federal energy policy by ending the outdated ban on crude oil exports.

 

05.13.15

Remove Obstacles to American Energy

The more demand we can supply with U.S. energy, the better ... Yet federal policy seems headed in the opposite direction. Production has dropped 10 percent for oil and 31 percent for natural gas on government-controlled lands since 2010 and is off-limits entirely in 87 percent of federal offshore acreage.

 

05.12.15

Senators introduce bills to increase offshore drilling

A group of senators introduced a trio of bills Tuesday to open up more areas of the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic to offshore oil drilling and to provide more oil revenue for states.

 

05.12.15

Shell clears major US government hurdle for Arctic offshore exploration

Royal Dutch Shell's Arctic drilling program has cleared a major bureaucratic hurdle to begin drilling for oil and gas off Alaska's northwestern coast this summer.

 

05.11.15

Talk Infrastructure - Build Keystone XL Pipeline

Vice President Joe Biden underscored the administration's call for infrastructure spending... that focused on the country's deteriorating delivery and transportation systems... the U.S. needs major investments in energy infrastructure.

 

05.08.15

Opinion: Approving Energy Exports Would Unlock Huge Economic Growth

The Department of Energy recently approved an application from Alaska LNG to export natural gas. But there's a catch: these exports can only go to nations where the United States has a free-trade agreement in place.

 

05.07.15

Top 20 Risk Factors Cited by the 100 Largest US Upstream Oil and Gas Players

Interestingly, oil and gas price volatility comes in third behind reserve replacement and regulatory issues.

 

05.06.15

Duke Energy buys 7.5% stake in $3 billion natural gas pipeline

Charlotte-based Duke Energy has bought a 7.5 percent stake in the proposed $3 billion, 500-mile Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline that will run through Alabama, Georgia and Florida in order to supply the growing demand for natural gas in those states.

 

05.05.15

Texas Legislature acts to stop cities from limiting unconventional oil and gas drilling

Lawmakers in America's largest oil-producing state scrambled to limit local energy exploration prohibitions after Denton, a university town near Dallas, passed an ordinance in November against hydraulic fracturing or fracking...

 
 
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