Magnolia will generate 1,500 construction jobs and 200 permanent direct positions for Louisiana, as well as substantial cascading benefits into the Southwest Louisiana region and the State of Louisiana overall. Read more


U.S. Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) recently chaired a hearing where International Energy Agency Executive Director Dr. Fatih Birol testified about his agency's perspective on global energy markets. Read more


A recent American Petroleum Institute (API) statistical report showed the U.S set a new record for oil production at 12.1 million barrels a day in February. Read more


The Iron Workers (IW) found it easy to comply with OSHA's 2010 Subpart CC Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard with its comprehensive 80-hour rigging and cranes training. Read more


President Trump has rolled back stifling policies put in place by the previous administration that were holding back our country from achieving energy dominance. Read more


The escalation of the trade war between the US and China could jeopardize several LNG mega projects that are awaiting final approval, according to Rystad Energy. Read more


Chevron Phillips Chemical studying potential expansion of 1-Hexene, U.S. refinery runs hit record highs, NETL creates building blocks for $200 billion-per-year chemical industry, New regulations boost Gulf Coast refinery demand for hydrogen Read more


The project remains on track for a Final Investment Decision and commencement of construction in late 2019 with full commercial operations expected in 2023. Read more

Natural Gas/LNG

Williams reported that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity authorizing the Northeast Supply Enhancement project. Read more



Rodney White

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry believes America is entering a "new era" in energy, giving him and the rest of the DOE "a front-row seat to some of the most astonishing examples of cutting- edge innovation." Read more

Current Issue

The Trump administration unveiled its final plan to roll back offshore drilling safety measures put in place by the Obama administration after the fatal 2010 BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill, the worst in U.S. history. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

The new Alberta government has proclaimed into a law an act enabling it to restrict the flow of oil and gas to neighboring British Columbia. Read more


The court's order freezes the proceeds related to the foreign accounts' trading. Read more


President Donald Trump’s support for shifting more power to states on Wednesday faded next to his affinity for oil and gas production, as he aimed to make it harder for states to block pipelines and other energy projects due to environmental concerns Read more


President Donald Trump will issue two executive orders in the heart of the Texas energy hub on Wednesday seeking to speed gas, coal and oil projects delayed by coastal states as he looks to build support ahead of next year’s election. Read more


State-of-the-art Lackawanna Energy Center goes on line; Trump signs bill to modernize nuclear regulation; DOE to fund studies on carbon capture systems Read more

Power Generation

Eight chapters comprising ABC of Texas recently made a trip to Austin, Texas, to discuss proposed industry-related legislation that our state elected officials are considering this session. Read more


Interior offers 78 million acres in new Gulf lease sale; ExxonMobil streamlining upstream organization to support growth plans; WoodMac: Exploration is 'back in the black' Read more


The refining and shipping industries may be ill-prepared for a massive change in fuel regulation that is set to go into effect in 2020. The resulting market impacts will be major, costly and far-reaching, says a new report from IHS Markit. Read more


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is waiting to receive input from the Department of Energy to process 2018 applications exempting small refineries from U.S. biofuel laws. Read more

Renewable & Biofuel

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