Energy Forum News


Trump signs executive order to streamline environmental reviews

"No longer will we tolerate one job-killing delay after another. No longer will we accept a broken system that benefits consultants and lobbyists at the expense of hard-working Americans."



Gasoline prices continue to climb

Gasoline prices in Texas and nationwide continue to spike, but they're unlikely to grow much higher in the final weeks of the summer.



Dozens weigh in on offshore drilling

State environmental officials are looking for public input about the potential impact of oil and gas exploration and development off our coast.



J. Winston Porter: Offshore Atlantic energy surveys are needed

The time is ripe for seismic surveys to be used for accurate estimates of how much oil and natural gas lie beneath the Outer Continental Shelf. Without requiring any drilling, advances in seismic technology make it easier to obtain data on undersea resources that government and industry officials need to decide whether to proceed with offshore oil and gas exploration.



North American Oil & Natural Gas Industry Positions on NAFTA

The 750+ member companies of AMEXHI, CAPP and API support free trade and the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) that removes barriers, promotes market-oriented policies and creates opportunities for commercial growth and job creation.



Study: US oil, gas industry supported 10.3 million jobs in 2015

The US oil and gas industry's total employment impact to the national economy in 2015, combining operational and capital investment impacts, amounted to 10.3 million full-time and part-time jobs and accounted for 5.6% of total US employment...



New Study: 141,500 North Carolina jobs supported by natural gas and oil

Industry added $13.41 billion to state's economy in 2015



How U.S. natural gas will help countries meet their Paris commitments

While critics bemoan President Trump's decision to pull out of - or renegotiate - the Paris climate agreement, the United States has been reducing its greenhouse gas emissions over the past decade. And now the country is poised to help a number of the signatory countries reduce theirs as well.



Opposing offshore energy development hurts North Carolina workers, consumers, and businesses

"We are particularly concerned about policies that are designed to stifle scientific and geological research..."



America Needs More Pipelines

Better pipeline infrastructure will reduce oil and gas transportation costs and improve safety.