Fuel Fix

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum for Republicans at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

Energy industry lobbying arm lays out wish list for White House hopefuls

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It’s time for presidential candidates to start outlining their plans for energy policy, a top oil industry leader says.

Energy industry lobbying arm lays out wish list for White House hopefuls

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Dr. Ben Carson, and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stand on the stage prior to the Voters First Presidential Forum for Republicans at Saint Anselm College August 3, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
It’s time for presidential candidates to start outlining their plans for energy policy, a top oil industry leader says.
The shadows of  workers in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

MRC Global cuts more jobs as profits dip

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MRC Global said Monday it has now cut 680 jobs total dating back to last year as the oil-field pipes, valves and fitting supplier has adapted to the low oil price environment.

A series of pipes direct natural gas in Bismarck, North Dakota. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Spike in oil-by-rail fueled by regulatory delays, experts say

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Rapidly developing oil and gas production in North Dakota, Texas and other states is outpacing the construction of new pipelines and other infrastructure to carry those fuels to market, energy experts and former government officials warned Thursday.
Crewmen work a site for TransCanada's Keystone XL project in Wood County, Texas. (Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

Commentary: Keystone XL — the cost of politics and illusion

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As more time has gone by and more analyses completed, it is absolutely clear that Keystone has been driven by politics and bogus claims. Not science or the national interest.
Categories: Keystone XL

A gas station attendant pumps gas, in Portland, Ore.  (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File)

Fuel prices to rise as spring approaches

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AAA offered good news and bad news for motorists in a new fuel price forecast released Thursday. The bad: drivers will likely start paying more for gasoline soon, as refiners prepare for annual spring maintenance. The good: gas prices will probably be slightly lower this year than they were in 2013.
Categories: Gasoline, Refining
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Oil gains on positive labor report

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Natural gas prices were volatile again,
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, along with Mayor Julian Castro speak with Madison High School students in San Antonio about their solar car initiative.  (Photo: Helen L. Montoya/San Antonio Express News)

Moniz declines to comment on oil exports

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During a visit to San Antonio Thursday, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said President Barack Obama’s push for use of all energy sources — his “all of the above” energy policy — is the best solution to meet the nation’s power needs.
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Net income drops at Tesoro Logistics

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Tesoro Logistics LP reported fourth-quarter net income of $7.4 million, or 33 cents a unit, compared with net income of $15.7 million, or 53 cents a unit, for the same period a year ago.
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Studies prove Texas grid is healthy, commissioner says

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Texas has the needed generation to keep its grid reliable for years, despite efforts to revamp the state’s power market, a chief regulator said in a Wednesday memo to leaders of the Public Utility Commission.
Categories: Electricity