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05.10.18

Amendment 9 will harm Florida's energy future

While supporters of Amendment 9 make the unwarranted claim it gives citizens the right to a clean environment, the increased use of natural gas and oil consumption over recent years actually lowered CO2 emissions to historic levels.

 

05.10.18

U.S. East Coast refiners look to Texas crude for discounted oil

U.S. East Coast refiners are shipping more shale oil from the Gulf Coast thanks to heavy discounts for West Texas crude and are also looking to bring more via rail, but supply bottlenecks are making it difficult to secure more barrels.

 

05.09.18

NAFTA: Building North American Energy Security

This Fact Sheet will highlight the growing interconnections of the North American energy market and the opportunities that a modernized NAFTA presents to further increase energy security (includes info on Investor-State Dispute Settlement, or ISDS).

 

05.09.18

Assuring Energy Security with a Modern NAFTA

As negotiations reach the go/no go point for a revised North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), President Trump should recognize the agreement's impact on one of his top priorities: U.S. energy dominance.

 

05.07.18

Natural gas and renewables make up most of 2018 electric capacity additions

Although renewables such as wind and solar accounted for 98% of the 2 GW added so far this year (based on data for January and February), EIA expects about 21 GW of natural gas-fired generators will come online in 2018.

 

05.04.18

POINT OF VIEW: Offshore energy key for Florida's future

Amendment 9, which would permanently ban offshore drilling and seismic testing off Florida's coastal waters, could cause irreparable damage to our energy future

 

05.03.18

In U.S. Gulf, robots, drones take on dangerous offshore oil work

At BP's massive Thunder Horse oil platform in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, a dog-sized robot called Maggie uses magnetic tracks to creep along pipes connecting the giant oil facility to the sea floor.

 

05.02.18

US Energy and Security Hinge on NAFTA Safeguards

Such an outcome would be a significant blow to U.S. energy and national security.

 

05.02.18

Gulf Lease Sale Good, But We Need to Explore New Areas

The most recent federal Gulf of Mexico oil and natural gas lease sale was described in some media reports as "disappointing," "modest" and "tepid." But there's another, more positive way to look at it.

 

05.01.18

Commentary: Offshore development critical to U.S. energy future

As the leading oil-producing state in the country, Texas can see many of the real benefits of safe and responsible domestic energy exploration and development firsthand. Across the country, communities and consumers benefit from oil and natural gas produced in the United States and its continued role in our long-term energy and economic future.