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02.14.18

Natural gas driller gives inside look at seismic testing

A vibroseis truck is one piece of equipment Monroeville driller Huntley & Huntley Inc. is using to conduct seismic testing in Western Pennsylvania.

 

02.08.18

Budget deal envisions largest oil stockpile sale in history

In an effort to partially pay for new spending, the budget agreement would sell 100 million barrels of the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) in the next decade.

 

02.07.18

NJ governor backs regional fracking ban

The commission has held four public hearings in Pennsylvania on the matter, with two more scheduled.

 

02.06.18

Pennsylvania governor renews call for lawmakers to pass severance tax

Officials from both the Pennsylvania Independent Oil & Gas Association (PIOGA) and Associated Petroleum Industries of Pennsylvania (API-PA) immediately responded that the existing impact fee which producers pay serves the same purpose.

 

02.06.18

Oil World Turns Upside Down as U.S. Sells Oil in Middle East

[I]n a trade that illustrates how the rise of the American shale industry is upending energy markets across the globe, the U.A.E. bought oil directly from the U.S. in December...

 

02.06.18

U.S. FERC allows ETP Rover natgas pipe to recommence Ohio drill

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Tuesday authorized Energy Transfer Partners LP to recommence a horizontal drill under the Tuscarawas River in Ohio as the company works to complete its Rover natural gas pipeline by the end of the first quarter.

 

02.05.18

Opinion: Point - Offshore energy is critical to future energy security

Offshore development plays a critical role in U.S. energy security, supplying more than 1 million barrels of oil per day for the last 20 years.

 

02.04.18

Permian Seen Second to Saudis for Spare Oil-Output Capacity

The U.S.'s Permian Basin is looking like Saudi Arabia, with as much as 1 million barrels of spare oil capacity ready to go into production, according to Nansen Saleri, former head of reservoir management at Saudi Aramco, the world's largest crude exporter.

 

02.04.18

Personal View: Maintaining state's strong energy security is pivotal

As we continue to make our way through this winter season, it's worth remembering the steps Ohio has taken toward energy security - and the work that lies ahead.

 

02.03.18

China Surpasses U.S. as Largest Crude Oil Importer

China surpassed the U.S. in annual gross crude oil imports in 2017 by importing 8.4 million barrels per day (b/d) compared with 7.9 million b/d of U.S. crude oil imports.