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05.18.18

As Oil Prices Surge, US Eyes Growing Labor Shortage

Finding roughnecks remains a challenge for oil drillers as rising crude prices increase demand for their services, oilfield executives said on Thursday at a conference in Houston.

 

05.15.18

Study: Industry is a Leader in Making Our Air Cleaner

A new study by T2 and Associates quantifies natural gas and oil's leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions - through its investments in renewables and other low-carbon technologies and cutting its own emissions - resulting in cleaner air for the country.

 

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

Permit disagreements in severance tax argument still seem irreconcilable

Governor Tom Wolf is renewing his annual call for a severance tax on natural gas. Most Republicans have no intention of supporting one.

 

05.04.18

Officials tout natural gas industry in state, rip severance plan

Wissman called a severance proposal "misguided," saying the tax on top of the impact fees could cause gas companies to cut production

 

05.03.18

Energy exec: Wolf's severance plan 'misguided'

Representatives of the state's energy and manufacturing industries Thursday slammed Gov. Tom Wolf's proposal for a severance tax they warned would be a damper on the state's natural gas industry.

 

05.03.18

Proposed severance tax a disservice to Pa.'s energy growth, overall economy

However, what is absolutely not needed are higher energy taxes on businesses, families and consumers.