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08.01.17

New Study: 67,600 South Carolina jobs supported by natural gas and oil

Industry added $5.23 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.

 

07.12.17

Benefits of expanding offshore oil and natural gas development benefits highlighted during House hearing

A House subcommittee convened an oversight hearing on Wednesday to review the status of oil and gas leasing and drill permitting processes on the outer continental shelf (OCS), where panelists said expanding access would lead to more jobs and increased revenues for states and the federal government.

 

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.

 

07.05.17

South Carolina: Energy and the National Drink of Summer

Iced tea is the national drink of summer. About 80 percent of the 3.8 billion gallons of tea consumed in the U.S. in 2016 was iced, according to the Tea Association of the U.S.A. In South Carolina it must be sweet tea.

 

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: South Carolina benefits from natural gas use

API South Carolina 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.