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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.

 

05.29.18

Here's who to blame for rising gasoline prices

Economists agree that no person or action can single-handedly affect pump prices over time, which are largely driven by a global oil market. That doesn't mean we can't indulge in the human condition of blame.

 

05.29.18

Offshore Drilling Can Peacefully Co-Exist with Military Operations

... it is evident the DOD is ready and willing to collaborate with the oil and natural gas industry so long as offshore exploration does not interfere with military operations.

 

05.23.18

Fuel Prices and The Summer Driving Season

With misinformation floating around about gasoline costs, it may be helpful to explain a few of the factors that influence prices at the pump.

 

05.23.18

High-tech Natural Gas and Oil

engineers, analysts, scientists, geologists and more are using their brainpower to create cutting-edge technologies that make energy development more precise, efficient and safer than ever before.

 

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.

 

05.16.18

U.S. Gulf Coast port limitations impose additional costs on rising U.S. crude oil exports

U.S. crude oil exports averaged 1.1 million barrels per day (b/d) in 2017 and 1.6 million b/d so far in 2018, up from less than 0.5 million b/d in 2016. This growth in U.S. crude oil exports happened despite the fact that U.S. Gulf Coast onshore ports cannot fully load Very Large Crude Carriers...

 

05.16.18

Energy and Military Compatibility in the Eastern Gulf

Industry has a long track record of developing offshore energy in a way that successfully coexists with the military's needs in the Gulf of Mexico and other areas.

 

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.