Enbridge insists its planned $7 billion pipeline doesn’t require a presidential permit. But the reality may be less clear. More »
The United Steelworkers on Monday declared its opposition to exporting American crude, siding with refiners who say it would hike oil prices and pare their margins. More »
The Obama administration would shortchange taxpayers if it heeds the oil industry’s calls to lift a 39-year-ban on exporting U.S. crude without first hiking the royalty rate companies pay the government for drilling on federal lands, according to a new report. More »
Penny Pritzker’s visit comes just weeks before President Barack Obama is scheduled to fly to Saudi Arabia to meet King Abdullah in an effort to patch over strained relations due to U.S. policy on Iran and Syria. It will be Obama’s first visit to Saudi Arabia since 2009.
Dominion Resources now wants to turn its entire Cove Point operation around, reversing the flow so it can liquefy the natural gas now pouring out of Pennsylvania wells and load it onto tankers bound for India and Japan. More »
Ambassadors from Hungary, Poland, Slovakia and the Czech Republic made their appeal Friday in a letter to House Speaker John Boehner. More »
The national oil and gas boom may have created a quarter of the jobs U.S. employers have added to payrolls since the economic downturn began six years ago, former Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said Friday. More »
Consumer Energy Alliance’s mission is to promote U.S. energy production. With our membership, CEA supports public policies that ensure consumers can access affordable energy and that the energy is developed safely and responsibly. We advocate for opening areas off U.S. shores in the Atlantic, the Arctic and in the Gulf of Mexico to energy development. […] More »
Economic growth and reducing carbon pollution can go hand in hand, EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy insisted Thursday. More »
Oil companies are shielding too much information from public view in industry-backed database for disclosing chemicals used in oil and gas wells, engineers, environmentalists and energy experts told the Obama administration on Thursday. More »
The oil industry hasn’t made a convincing case that the U.S. should lift its 39-year-old ban on exporting American crude, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said Wednesday. More »
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz went further than ever before Wednesday in suggesting the Obama administration could redo the economic analysis that is underpinning each of its case-by-case decisions on exporting American natural gas.
Siemens AG CEO Joe Kaeser suggested Wednesday that the global engineering corporation will bring more operations to the United States amid the nation’s energy boom, because “I want to build this company to last.” More »
For years, it has been a mantra in Washington: The absence of a broad U.S. energy policy is holding America back, keeping the nation from realizing its full potential. More »
Refiners are pleading with U.S. regulators for a timeout on new mandates on North Dakota oil before loading it onto train tankers. More »