Energy Forum News

04.11.18

Oil settles at a more than 3-year high on Middle East tensions

Oil futures on Wednesday marked their highest finish since late 2014, as rising tensions in the Middle East continued to feed concerns over potential supply disruptions in the region.

 

04.10.18

What Will It Take to Keep Up With Shale Gas Boom? $170 Billion

Bottlenecks on the U.S. natural gas super highway are starting to stack up, raising concerns about whether infrastructure can be built fast enough to meet surging supplies.

 

04.09.18

U.S. Agencies Agree to Slash Approval Times for Infrastructure Projects

Fourteen agencies... signed an agreement that puts into effect an executive order setting a two-year goal for completing the review process...

 

04.02.18

Canada taking less LNG as North American shale improves

U.S. piped gas exports to Canada increased 18 percent from 2016, federal data show.

 

04.01.18

Next Gulf of Mexico oil lease sale to be Aug. 15

The federal government will offer 77.3 million acres in the Gulf of Mexico for oil and gas exploration and development on Aug. 15.

 

03.28.18

U.S. net energy imports in 2017 fall to their lowest levels since 1982

Total net energy imports to the United States fell to 7.3 quadrillion British thermal units (quads) in 2017, a 35% decrease from 2016 and the lowest level since 1982.

 

03.27.18

U.S. on pace to become a leader in LNG exports

More than half of all U.S. LNG exports went to the Asian and Mexican economies last year.

 

03.26.18

Canada's Crude-by-Rail Terminals Sit Idle as Oil Glut Grows

Insufficient pipeline space prompted Canadian crude producers to increase crude-by-rail shipments, but a shortage of locomotives is keeping oil-by-rail terminals operating below capacity. Rail companies will likely resist adding more locomotives...

 

03.23.18

Report: Coal's tipping point near, but climate goals are not

Declines in coal power plant construction in China, India and the U.S. are projected to push the heavily-polluting fuel over the edge - but not fast enough to meet international climate change goals, environmental groups said Wednesday.

 

03.15.18

U.S. petroleum demand near its highest levels in 11 years

Led by gasoline and seasonal demand for heating fuels, U.S. petroleum demand hit 20.3 million barrels per day in February.