08.18.15

Time to Lift the Oil Export Ban

Today, there is only one major product the U.S. bans from export. Surprisingly, it is a product in which the U.S. is nearly self-sufficient.

 

08.17.15

The U.S. is not opening the tap on crude oil exports

A planned deal to swap Mexican crude for lighter and more expensive U.S. oil is just a drop in the bucket toward ending a 40-year ban.

 

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.

 

07.28.15

Energizing Illinois

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

 

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.