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08.17.15

An antiquated oil export ban

As part of the new nuclear agreement, the Iranian energy industry will be allowed to export its oil. If only America was so lucky.

 

08.14.15

US eases crude oil export ban; allows trading with Mexico

The Obama administration approved limited crude oil trading with Mexico on Friday, further easing the longstanding U.S. ban on crude exports that has drawn consternation from Republicans and energy producers.

 

08.05.15

The Iran Irony

While the U.S. advances a nuclear deal that would let Iran reemerge as a major oil supplier on the global market - to Iran's economic and competitive gain - the United States denies itself similar benefits by banning its own crude exports. This is hurting America....

 

08.04.15

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

As Republican presidential candidates prepare for their first debate on Thursday, the leader of the nation's top oil industry trade group said it's time for them to provide more details about their plans for U.S. energy policy.

 

07.30.15

U.S. Oil Exports - For Our Security And The World's

We've stressed the economic benefits of lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports... and would affect virtually every American in a positive way. No less important are the benefits for American security and foreign policy from letting U.S. crude trade freely in the global marketplace.

 

07.26.15

Poor EQT Results Overlooked: Company's First Utica Well Shatters Records

...earnings... was dominated by the company's first Utica Shale well in Southwestern Pennsylvania. It shattered the Appalachian Basin's previous record and had financial analysts wondering if the formation could be given priority over the company's dominant assets in the Marcellus Shale any time soon.

 

07.20.15

Keystone's southern leg hits milestone

The existing, southern segment of the Keystone oil pipeline system has pumped its billionth barrel, owner TransCanada Corp. said Monday. The company is using the milestone to promote the safety of its pipeline and push the Obama administration to approve the highly controversial northern segment, known as Keystone XL.

 

07.16.15

Partnership will create water tanks, jobs in Johnstown

A new mill is set to start producing in Johnstown.

 

07.16.15

Five Facts to Know About a New Pennsylvania Fracking and Health Study

This week, a study asserts a correlation between natural gas development and an increase in hospitalizations in three Pennsylvania counties. However, the authors are clear that, "the study does not prove that hydraulic fracturing actually causes these health problems."

 

07.14.15

New study shows greater potential for Utica Shale

The Utica Shale and associated hydrocarbon-rich rock zones hold significantly more potentially recoverable natural gas than early estimates predicted, according to research released Tuesday at a workshop in Canonsburg.