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U.S. Oil Exports - For Our Security And The World's

We've stressed the economic benefits of lifting the ban on U.S. crude oil exports... and would affect virtually every American in a positive way. No less important are the benefits for American security and foreign policy from letting U.S. crude trade freely in the global marketplace.  

Keystone's southern leg hits milestone

The existing, southern segment of the Keystone oil pipeline system has pumped its billionth barrel, owner TransCanada Corp. said Monday. The company is using the milestone to promote the safety of its pipeline and push the Obama administration to approve the highly controversial northern segment, known as Keystone XL.  

OPEC sees more balanced oil market in 2016

The oil market should be more balanced next year as China and the developing world use more oil while supply of fuel from North American shale grows more slowly, OPEC said on Monday.  

EIA: Net petroleum product exports continue to increase

This article refers to "refined" oil products which America can export. We also need the ability to export crude oil from America too, and that is currently banned by federal gov't.  

The Myths About Fracking Are Many And Damaging

Much of the reporting on fracking is a confused mess, which must leave many people wondering exactly what's going on.  

EDITORIAL: Congress should kill ethanol mandate

The country's decade-old Renewable Fuel Standard requires increasing levels of plant-based ethanol and biodiesel to be added to traditional fossil fuels. It was supposed to be good for the economy and great for the environment. It has been neither - and it could get even worse.  

Fracking, with care, brings big benefits: Our view

Boom has helped make America the world's No. 1 producer of oil and gas.  

Supreme Court: EPA Must Consider Cost Before Deciding on Regulation

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by forcing it to consider costs before deciding whether regulation of air pollutants is appropriate and necessary.