News

06.01.15

Oil and Gas Energize U.S. Job Market

The American job market is the best it's been in six years... This U.S. energy boom is creating many new jobs here in America, and it's a leading contributor to American workers' vaulting out of the unemployment line and into the middle class.

 

05.13.15

Remove Obstacles to American Energy

The more demand we can supply with U.S. energy, the better ... Yet federal policy seems headed in the opposite direction. Production has dropped 10 percent for oil and 31 percent for natural gas on government-controlled lands since 2010 and is off-limits entirely in 87 percent of federal offshore acreage.

 

05.12.15

Senators introduce bills to increase offshore drilling

A group of senators introduced a trio of bills Tuesday to open up more areas of the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic to offshore oil drilling and to provide more oil revenue for states.

 

05.08.15

Opinion: Approving Energy Exports Would Unlock Huge Economic Growth

The Department of Energy recently approved an application from Alaska LNG to export natural gas. But there's a catch: these exports can only go to nations where the United States has a free-trade agreement in place.

 

05.06.15

Duke Energy buys 7.5% stake in $3 billion natural gas pipeline

Charlotte-based Duke Energy has bought a 7.5 percent stake in the proposed $3 billion, 500-mile Sabal Trail natural gas pipeline that will run through Alabama, Georgia and Florida in order to supply the growing demand for natural gas in those states.

 

05.05.15

Carolinas clear first federal permits for oil surveys

State regulators in both Carolinas have signed off on their first federal permits to allow companies to conduct seismic testing for oil and natural gas off the Carolinas coast - subject to some conditions.

 

05.04.15

Carolinas regulators clear first permits for oil surveys

State regulators in the Carolinas have, with conditions, signed off on initial federal permits allowing companies to conduct seismic testing for oil off the Atlantic coast.

 

04.29.15

America's Good News Energy Story

The U.S. is set to reap big strategic rewards from the fracking revolution.

 

04.29.15

LoneStar Energy Fabrication Completes Work on $5.1 Billion Big Foot Project

The 4,600HP, modular, extended tension-leg platform is the industry's largest and will operate in the Bigfoot oil and gas field, 225 miles south of New Orleans at a depth of 5,200 feet.

 

04.14.15

Offshore testing not the danger to sea life many claim

Seismic testing off the Atlantic coast, a critical step in opening the waters off the Carolinas and Virginia to oil drilling, isn't as dangerous for marine life, such as this North Atlantic right whale, as some fear, according to a University of South Carolina professor.