Energy Forum News


Gas Shortage Shifts From Texas to Florida

Truckers who hauled gasoline to Texas last week from Florida may run the same route in reverse next week as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Sunshine State.



Zinke forms royalty policy committee, sets first meeting for Oct. 4

US Sec. of the Interior Ryan Zinke appointed 18 primary and 20 alternate members to the royalty policy committee he announced he would form in March. The committee, which includes 3 officials from the oil and gas industry as primary mineral and energy stakeholder members and 7 as alternates, is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Oct. 4.



Harvey Update: Supply, Demand and Gasoline Markets

Mega-weather events historically have impacted the regional/national oil supply chain and supply levels in the marketplace. Hurricane Harvey, and the uncertain path of Hurricane Irma, will drive continued conversation about storm effects on refineries and other energy infrastructure and the potential for market impacts around the country.



Cooper's Missed Opportunity

Regarding NC Dept. of Environmental Quality hearings: it is unfortunate that Governor Cooper unilaterally made the decision to oppose updated seismic research and potential future access, even before these hearings.



North Carolina governor signs orders to help gasoline supply

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has signed executive orders to ensure gasoline gets in and through the state, and that motorists don't get ripped off at the pump.



Focusing on Relief Efforts, Continued Safe Operations

The primary focus along the Texas Gulf Coast is on search and rescue efforts... Energy companies, which themselves have thousands of employees living in the area, are helping support organizations such as the Red Cross, the United Way of Houston and others that provide emergency services.



Energy companies make big contributions to Harvey disaster relief

Harvey is expected to leave behind billions of dollars in damages in its wake. Here's a look at what energy companies are doing to help.



East Coast May Face Fuel Shortages After Storm Disrupts Major Pipeline

Colonial, the biggest fuel pipeline in the U.S., says its system is starting to have problems in Texas



Harvey's Lessons for America's Stretched Energy Infrastructure

Hurricane's impact shows how dependent U.S. is on a small number of refineries and pipelines



Trump tightens Venezuela's access to U.S. financial system

President Trump signed an executive order on Aug. 25, to restrict Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro's access to the U.S. economy. National security adviser H.R. McMaster said the action strongly punishes Maduro's "illegitimate dictatorship."