New EPA Regulation To Cut Emissions From Coal-Fired Plants In US

On September 14, 2015, the EPA published a Notice of Proposed Settlement Agreement; Request for Public Comment in the Federal Register.

Surging Oil Industry Brings Opportunity To Rural California

More about last week’s Commerce Department decision to allow U.S. crude oil swaps with Mexico – basically, a positive step in the direction of lifting America’s 1970s-era ban on exporting domestic crude. An analysis by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says the exchange of light U.S. oil for heavier Mexican oil will generate economic… Keep reading →

Northeast Debates Benefits And Dangers Of Hydrofracking

OK, so EPA says safe hydraulic fracturing isn’t a threat to the nation’s drinking water. That’s great news for America’s energy revolution, which is being driven by advanced fracking and horizontal drilling. Without them there’s no revolution and certainly fewer jobs and less economic opportunity. Thanks, EPA, for following the science and recognizing – as… Keep reading →

Tanker Carries Shipment Of Post War Oil From Iraq

Add the heft of Rice University’s respected Center for Energy Studies to the weight of scholarly analysis urging an end to America’s four-decades-old ban on domestic crude oil exports. In a new study, the center lays out a case for U.S. crude oil exports that builds on the findings of IHS, ICF, Brookings, the Aspen… Keep reading →