08.01.17

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...

 

08.01.17

New Study: 234,600 Illinois jobs supported by natural gas and oil

Industry added $33.35 billion to state's economy in 2015

 

07.31.17

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.

 

07.20.17

America Needs More Pipelines

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

 

07.10.17

U.S. Oil Lures Fastest Growing Guzzler as Arbitrage Opens Up

A type of U.S. crude pumped in the Gulf of Mexico is proving to be more attractive in the fastest-growing oil market compared with Middle East staples that are on offer.

 

07.05.17

New infrastructure is an investment in rural economy

... as we look for ways to build up economies of our rural communities, investments in our nation's energy delivery system can provide an economic shot in the arm to areas that have been left behind.

 

06.28.17

Is energy 'dominance' the right goal for US policy?

In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: "American energy dominance."

 

06.27.17

New Study: Illinois benefits from natural gas use

The Illinois Petroleum Council today released a new study on the benefits natural gas brings to the state in terms of consumer savings, family-sustaining jobs and economic growth. The study shows that all 50 states benefit from natural gas produced domestically, including non-producing states.

 

06.26.17

Study: Fracing, saltwater disposal have limited seismic impact

Research from a University of Alberta geophysicist suggests hydraulic fracturing and saltwater disposal have limited impact on seismic events.

 

06.26.17

Clogged oil arteries slow U.S. shale rush to record output

A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets.