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IHS Markit: US gas production to rise 60% in next 20 years

The US is now on track to become one of the world's major LNG exporters, the report notes... The report observes that shale gas also has made a major contribution to reducing US carbon dioxide emissions.  

U.S. Tight Oil E&Ps, OPEC Struggling for Supremacy, Says BP

The impact of the production cuts by OPEC and its allies would have been even bigger if not for the gains in U.S. tight oil and natural gas liquids, which have grown by almost 2 million b/d since October 2016...  

Why the U.S. Must Import and Export Oil

Given our country's much improved energy outlook, some may question why we're still importing crude oil and refined products.  

Renewable fuels mandate: Still broken, still in need of action

As Americans hit the road this summer and gas prices are in the news, the Trump administration continues to seek a solution to what's proven to be a thorny issue - the Renewable Fuels mandate (RFS). Now more than a decade old, this is the law that forces more and more ethanol into our fuel supply.  

The unneighborly policies keeping consumers in the dark (and cold)

So why, at a time when the United States is breaking records for natural gas production, are Americans put in jeopardy due to a lack of heat and electricity?  

Retaliatory tariffs creating disruption, uncertainty in US oil market?

American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard video interview on the impact of increasing tariff tensions on the U.S. energy industry. Description: American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard video interview on the impact of increasing tariff tensions on the U.S. energy industry. Interview on Fox Business.  

Energy Chief Defends Trump Directive on Coal, Nuclear Plants

Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Monday defended President Donald Trump's call to bolster struggling coal-fired and nuclear power plants, saying a rash of plant retirements is "alarming" and poses a looming crisis for the nation's power grid.  

Massachusetts hoping to be nation's offshore wind power hub

The announcement that Massachusetts will work with Rhode Island to bring up to 1,200 megawatts of offshore wind energy to the region marks a milestone in the state's efforts to develop renewable energy.