Domestic

U.S. LNG Exports Take Center Stage at House, Senate Hearings

Lawmakers in both houses of Congress took up the issue of liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the United States in separate hearings on Tuesday, and aired discussion of a House bill that could fundamentally change the way the Department of Energy (DOE) grants approval to export to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries.

March 25, 2014
BP Takes Up Gauntlet in U.S. Onshore

BP Takes Up Gauntlet in U.S. Onshore

With one-third of its global energy reserves in the U.S. onshore, BP plc is preparing to do battle with shale-focused independents by separating its domestic operations, management said Tuesday.

March 4, 2014

Crude Export Barrier Is Permeable, Lawyer Says

It is unlikely that the Obama administration will allow the wholesale export of U.S. crude oil, but there is more wiggle room under current law to allow for incremental and/or targeted export of domestic crude than many realize, an energy lawyer told a Houston audience.

January 23, 2014
U.S. Rapidly Energy Self-Efficient on Shale, Tight Resources, Says BP

U.S. Rapidly Energy Self-Efficient on Shale, Tight Resources, Says BP

Produced volumes of U.S. shale gas will be bigger than conventional gas resources ever were or will be, BP plc’s chief economist said Wednesday.

January 15, 2014

U.S. Chamber Puts 2014 Focus on Domestic Energy, Exports

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce said Wednesday one of the “key parts” of its 2014 strategy is to “advance and protect America’s energy revolution” through the production of more domestic energy, the improvement of infrastructure and the modernization of the government’s regulatory process.

January 9, 2014
U.S. Net Oil Independence Possible by 2020, Says Raymond James

U.S. Net Oil Independence Possible by 2020, Says Raymond James

The United States is on track to become net oil independent by 2020, if production continues on its current path in the Permian and Williston basins, and in the Eagle Ford, Raymond James & Associates Inc. analysts said Monday.

October 1, 2013
Canadian LNG Backers Argue Against Restricting Exports

Canadian LNG Backers Argue Against Restricting Exports

As volume targets grow, liquefied natural gas (LNG) developers are urging Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) to resist trying to reserve stockpiles for Canadians by shooting down export projects.

September 30, 2013

Raymond James Devises Substitute for Rig Count

The move to horizontal drilling and longer laterals has made the domestic land rig count not so simple anymore, leading Raymond James & Associates Inc. last week to launch well and footage count forecasts.

September 30, 2013
Raymond James Devises Substitute for Rig Count

Raymond James Devises Substitute for Rig Count

The move to horizontal drilling and longer laterals has made the domestic land rig count not so simple anymore, leading Raymond James & Associates Inc. on Monday to launch well and footage count forecasts.

September 25, 2013

Rail Delivery of U.S. Crude Through June Up 48% From Year Ago

U.S. domestic crude oil production is at its highest level in 20 years, outstripping pipeline capacity and, increasingly, making its way to refineries and storage centers via railroads, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

July 15, 2013