FORUM NEWS

Colonial Pipeline allows Port Arthur refiners to ship fuel after Harvey

Colonial Pipeline, the largest fuel system in the United States, said on Monday that Port Arthur, Texas refiners can use their own pumps as a temporary solution to get gasoline and other products into its main lines.  

Big Oil Becomes Greener With Progress in Cutting Pollution

Sixty-two of the world's 100 largest companies consistently cut their emissions on an annual basis between 2010 and 2015, with an overall 12 percent decline during that period...  

Hurricane Update: Infrastructure Resiliency Aids Recovery

"Our thoughts and prayers are with those who are recovering, not only from Harvey in Texas and southern Louisiana, but also to those who are now facing the impacts of Irma and potentially [Hurricane] Jose."  

Oil field data worth millions of dollars is about to be made public

Though released in Alaska, this shows the value for modern seismic surveys for determining our offshore resources.  

Gas Shortage Shifts From Texas to Florida

Truckers who hauled gasoline to Texas last week from Florida may run the same route in reverse next week as Hurricane Irma bears down on the Sunshine State.  

Zinke forms royalty policy committee, sets first meeting for Oct. 4

US Sec. of the Interior Ryan Zinke appointed 18 primary and 20 alternate members to the royalty policy committee he announced he would form in March. The committee, which includes 3 officials from the oil and gas industry as primary mineral and energy stakeholder members and 7 as alternates, is scheduled to hold its first meeting on Oct. 4.  

Harvey Update: Supply, Demand and Gasoline Markets

Mega-weather events historically have impacted the regional/national oil supply chain and supply levels in the marketplace. Hurricane Harvey, and the uncertain path of Hurricane Irma, will drive continued conversation about storm effects on refineries and other energy infrastructure and the potential for market impacts around the country.  

Focusing on Relief Efforts, Continued Safe Operations

The primary focus along the Texas Gulf Coast is on search and rescue efforts... Energy companies, which themselves have thousands of employees living in the area, are helping support organizations such as the Red Cross, the United Way of Houston and others that provide emergency services.