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06.15.18

U.S. Tight Oil E&Ps, OPEC Struggling for Supremacy, Says BP

The impact of the production cuts by OPEC and its allies would have been even bigger if not for the gains in U.S. tight oil and natural gas liquids, which have grown by almost 2 million b/d since October 2016...

 

06.14.18

Why the U.S. Must Import and Export Oil

Given our country's much improved energy outlook, some may question why we're still importing crude oil and refined products.

 

06.08.18

Renewable fuels mandate: Still broken, still in need of action

As Americans hit the road this summer and gas prices are in the news, the Trump administration continues to seek a solution to what's proven to be a thorny issue - the Renewable Fuels mandate (RFS). Now more than a decade old, this is the law that forces more and more ethanol into our fuel supply.

 

06.06.18

Mapping the ocean is the first step for responsible offshore drilling

Now is the time to proceed with seismic surveys of the Atlantic between New Jersey and Florida. Mapping the ocean bottom with new and safe technology will provide a better understanding of how much oil and natural gas is available offshore.

 

06.06.18

Major oil group launches new coalition to promote offshore drilling

A top U.S. oil and gas industry leader is setting its sights on expanding offshore drilling in the eastern Gulf and off the coast of mid-Atlantic states.

 

06.06.18

Retaliatory tariffs creating disruption, uncertainty in US oil market?

American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard video interview on the impact of increasing tariff tensions on the U.S. energy industry. Description: American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard video interview on the impact of increasing tariff tensions on the U.S. energy industry. Interview on Fox Business.

 

06.06.18

Major oil group launches new coalition to promote offshore drilling

The coalition is led by former Secretary of Veterans Affairs Jim Nicholson and Jim Webb, the former Navy secretary and Virginia Democratic senator.

 

06.04.18

Energy Chief Defends Trump Directive on Coal, Nuclear Plants

Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump's call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is "alarming" and poses a looming crisis for the nation's power grid.

 

06.02.18

Broad Energy Coalition Condemns Action to Subsidize Failing Coal, Nuclear Plants

A diverse group of energy industry associations issued the following statement condemning the Administration's draft plan to bail out coal and nuclear plants across the country.

 

06.01.18

Trump signs orders removing tariff exemptions for Canada, Mexico, EU

"We are deeply discouraged by the administration's actions to impose tariffs on our three closest trading partners - Canada, Mexico, and the EU - and view this as a step in the wrong direction," API Pres. Jack N. Gerard responded.