Energy Forum News

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.

 

07.22.15

Erin Energy begins 3D seismic survey, evaluating offshore exploration in Gambia

Offshore seismic surveys are being done safely off other coastlines. Here is an example.

 

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.

 

07.13.15

OPEC sees more balanced oil market in 2016

The oil market should be more balanced next year as China and the developing world use more oil while supply of fuel from North American shale grows more slowly, OPEC said on Monday.

 

07.08.15

EIA: Net petroleum product exports continue to increase

This article refers to "refined" oil products which America can export. We also need the ability to export crude oil from America too, and that is currently banned by federal gov't.

 

07.08.15

Energizing North Carolina

Energy is critically important to North Carolina, serving as a key engine for the state economy - expanding job opportunities and offering the hope of prosperity to individual North Carolinians and their families.

 

07.07.15

The Myths About Fracking Are Many And Damaging

Much of the reporting on fracking is a confused mess, which must leave many people wondering exactly what's going on.