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Why Manufacturers Should Support Ending Crude Oil Export Ban

Thomas J. Duesterberg | Posted 10.15.2014 | Business
Thomas J. Duesterberg

The largely unanticipated boom in oil production in the last five years has revived a debate over whether the United States should reverse the forty-year old ban on exports of crude oil.

Finding a Big Data "Safe Space" for the Energy Sector

Peter Gardett | Posted 08.04.2014 | Technology
Peter Gardett

The ongoing debate over the potential removal of an export ban on crude oil that could finally open global markets to U.S. crude oil supply would also challenge existing data collection and analysis practices, all at a time when access to energy is a key component of global security and U.S. geopolitical power.

Kate Sheppard

Oil And Gas Lobby Lays Out 2014 Agenda

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Sheppard | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -– The oil industry's leading lobby group, the American Petroleum Institute, debuted its 2014 agenda on Tuesday: Keystone, Keystone, and ...

Washington Port Commission Approves Oil Train Terminal

AP | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green

VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — Port of Vancouver commissioners voted Tuesday to approve a lease for a Columbia River terminal that would take in crude oil ...

America's Weakening Thirst for Oil Is Houston's Growing Problem

James Turner | Posted 12.16.2012 | Business
James Turner

Oil companies have a secret. Or rather, there's a crucial fact that they'd prefer you didn't know. Right now it's taken as gospel that America needs increasing amounts of oil, and that drilling here in the U.S. will help provide it.

With Estimates That Gas Might Hit $5 a Gallon This Summer, Americans Are Screwed at the Pump

Thom Hartmann | Posted 05.05.2012 | Green
Thom Hartmann

Here's the truth: high gases prices have nothing to do with lack of available gas in America.

Major Oil Producers Look For New Way To Exploit Natural Gas In Alaska

Reuters | Posted 03.06.2012 | Business

(Adds quotes, details) By Yereth Rosen ANCHORAGE (Reuters) - The chief executives of BP and ConocoPhillips, two of Ala...

Mideast Braces Itself for a Multi-Year Transition

Masood Ahmed | Posted 12.27.2011 | Business
Masood Ahmed

2011 has not been an easy year for many countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The combination of domestic unrest and external uncertainty has resulted in a marked downturn in economic activity, and this is expected to pick up only gradually.

Lila Shapiro

U.S. Becomes Net Exporter Of Fuel For First Time In Nearly 20 Years

HuffingtonPost.com | Lila Shapiro | Posted 07.03.2011 | Business

This piece has been updated. While some Americans cut back on driving as gas prices soar, the U.S. has become a net exporter of fuel for the first ...

Top 20 Oil-Producing Countries

The Huffington Post | Joanna Zelman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A recent list from the AP reveals the top 20 oil-producing countries (in barrels per day), according to 2009 statistics by the U.S. Energy Information...

Egypt's Warning: Are You Listening?

Chris Martenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Chris Martenson, Ph.D.

One day, a fruit and vegetable seller was arrested in Tunisia, sparking social unrest, and a few weeks later the government of Egypt was set to topple...

Jason Linkins

SHOCK: Offshore Drilling Decision Seems Unlikely To Result In GOP Support

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

As mentioned before, the conventional wisdom on President Obama's decision to backtrack on his previous support for a moratorium on drilling is that h...

Jason Linkins

Obama Announces Drilling Policy In Front Of Toyota Prius Of Fighter Planes

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

President Barack Obama, despite having previously supported a moratorium on offshore oil drilling during the 2008 presidential campaign, has announced...

Obama Oil Drilling Plan: East Coast, Alaska Waters Could Open For Drilling

Huffington Post/AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Scroll down to watch video of President Obama arguing against offshore drilling during his 2008 presidential campaign. (Washington/AP) Reversing a ba...

Israel's Diplomatic "JewJitsu"

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

Israel has secretly accomplished more diplomatically in the past few months with its adversaries than anything that Condi Rice could have or would have brokered in years.

The New Oil Dilemma: Oil-Rich Nations Using More Energy, Cutting Exports

New York Times | CLIFFORD KRAUSS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The economies of many big oil-exporting countries are growing so fast that their need for energy within their borders is crimping how much they can se...