Ending the United States’ longstanding ban against most crude exports could lift oil prices inside the country while decreasing the cost of gasoline, according to a Government Accountability Office report released Monday. More »
The EPA and the Interior Department are considering a combination of regulations that would rein in methane, a power heat-trapping greenhouse gas. More »
WASHINGTON — Federal regulators on Friday cleared the way for construction at a planned natural gas exporting facility at Quintana Island, Texas. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized Freeport LNG to start initial site preparation and begin building liquefaction and pre-treating facilities at its planned export terminal. But the agency told Freeport LNG it cannot […] More »
A Houston oil and gas company must pay to settle government charges alleging it illegally dumped oil and chemicals into the Gulf of Mexico.
The Obama administration is moving ahead with plans to sell offshore drilling rights in the central Gulf of Mexico.
Allowing oil companies to sell crude overseas could result in tens of thousands of new jobs at home, a new paper says of the United States’ longstanding crude export ban. More »
Refiners warned the administration that if it gives in to Corn Belt demands for higher mandates, it could cause gasoline prices to spike. More »
Texas could be exporting 1 million barrels per day of an ultra-light oil known as condensate if oil companies have their way. More »
A new poll shows that support for Arctic drilling is high in states where there are close Senate races. More »
Federal land managers need to work harder to prevent oil companies from illegally burrowing into federal mineral estate, four House Democrats say. More »
The oil industry’s practice of burning or releasing natural gas from wells where crude is the big moneymaker is unpopular in several western states, according to a poll released
Thursday. More »
An expanding web of pipelines is ferrying more oil and natural gas liquids across the United States. More »