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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

Regulations

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

Oil prices fell on Monday, extending the Friday decline that halted a weeks-long rally, after President Donald Trump demanded that producer club OPEC raise output to soften the impact of U.S. sanctions against Iran. Read more

Commodities

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

Pipeline/Transportation

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

Regulations

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

Crude oil futures fell nearly 1 percent on Wednesday after U.S. government data showed a sharp build in crude inventories, but a third weekly draw down in gasoline stocks kept losses at bay. Read more

Commodities

Five Republican senators are warning President Donald Trump’s new pick to run the Environmental Protection Agency, Andrew Wheeler, that their support for his nomination may hinge on his biofuels policy. Read more

Regulations

The U.S. government shutdown has delayed Enterprise Products Partners LP’s plan to build a major U.S. crude export terminal off Houston. Read more

Tanks/Terminals/Storage

Sanctions against Venezuelan crude oil exports would represent a blow to US refiners on the Gulf Coast. Read more

Regulations

U.S. refiners are bidding up prices for scarce types of crude oil needed for their most sophisticated plants as the United States reconsiders harsher sanctions on Venezuela that could further reduce imports of the country’s oil. Read more

Refining & Petrochemical Processing

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said it would complete a rule to boost sales of higher-ethanol blends of gasoline by the summer driving season, despite a partial government shutdown. Read more

Regulations

The partial government shutdown is increasing the chances of delays in U.S. energy initiatives from the release of President Donald Trump’s proposed offshore drilling plan to allowing higher levels of ethanol in gasoline during summer months. Read more

Regulations

But the federal attorneys and the Canadian company that wants to build the pipeline say their absence shouldn’t delay Monday’s hearing on the matter in U.S. District Court in Great Falls. Read more

Pipeline/Transportation

South Carolina will join a federal lawsuit opposing the Trump administration’s plans to conduct offshore drilling tests, becoming the latest coastal state to take legal action against the proposal. Read more

Drilling & Exploration

Secretary Ryan Zinke

Photo by Tami Heilemann, Interior

Trump did not give a reason for Zinke’s departure. However, the former Navy Seal and ex-congressman from Montana has faced scrutiny of his use of security details, chartered flights and a real estate deal. Read more

Regulations

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge says "Affordable Clean Energy rule returns power to the states." Read more

Regulations

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday blasted a federal judge’s decision to halt construction of the Keystone XL pipeline that would carry heavy crude oil from Canada to the United States. Read more

Regulations

The Environmental Protection Agency aims to release its draft rule allowing year-round sales of higher ethanol gasoline blends by February, and end deliberations on the proposal by May. Read more

U.S. President Donald Trump is redirecting global oil flows. Read more

Commodities

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