Fourteen of the nation’s largest independent oil companies are banding together to lobby for the right to export crude around the world. It’s a sign the industry is revving up for a big, coordinated push to dismantle those trade restrictions next year. More »
Sen. Ron Wyden wants the United States to rethink the size and scope of its emergency oil stockpile. More »
The Department of Energy grant will allow UT to harvest the potential source of energy for the first time. More »
The biggest owners of oil and gas companies aren’t found inside their boardrooms. More »
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 »