Trump letting oceans turn into ‘toxic waste dumps,’ conservationist group claims

Trump letting oceans turn into ‘toxic waste dumps,’ conservationist group claims

The federal government failed vulnerable whale, turtle and fish species when it allowed oil companies to release their waste into the Gulf of Mexico earlier this year, a conservationist group argues. The Center for Biological Diversity has put the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on notice. Last week, the center filed a 60-day letter of intent […]

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Waste dumping in the Gulf sparks lawsuit from environmental group

Waste dumping in the Gulf sparks lawsuit from environmental group

The Center for Biological Diversity has filed notice that it intends to sue the Trump administration for allowing oil companies to dump waste into the Gulf of Mexico. The group, in a document filed in federal court Thursday (Dec. 7), says a permit approved by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency allows companies operating offshore oil and gas platforms […]

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Cheniere boosts LNG tanker fleet amid Asian demand boom Save to read list

Reuters are reporting that US LNG producer Cheniere Energy has expanded its shipping fleet with a flurry of spot vessel charters to keep up with Asian winter demand growth as spot prices LNG-AS hit three-year highs. Cheniere’s Sabine Pass terminal in Louisiana pumped out 22 cargoes last month and more are expected as it ramps […]

Changing Headlines

Changing Headlines

Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Association  It is not uncommon to hear people all across Louisiana talking about the Permian Basin and for a good reason. The west Texas formation saw its first commercial oil well completed in 1921, and since then, the basin continues to be a predominant supplier of United States […]

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The Fight Goes On

The Fight Goes On

Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association  On the morning of October 30th, Louisiana’s oil and gas industry woke up to promising news amongst the headlines of low rig counts and low global commodity pricing. The United State Supreme Court denied hearing the Southeast Louisiana Flood Protection Authority-East’s (SLFPA-E) appeal of the […]

Great Expectations

Great Expectations

Don Briggs, President of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Association  Energy producers across the United States are benefitting greatly from the policies of our President and his cabinet appointments. New lands are being opened up for drilling and exploration purposes. Overly burdensome rules and regulatory hurdles that stifled the growth of our industry are systematically […]

Oil prices rise on extended market optimism

Crude oil prices continued to show modest gains in early Monday trading, even after sentiment and data show a potential for more U.S. oil on the market. Crude oil prices are gaining some of the value lost in the brief slump that followed a late November decision by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries to […]

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1 Oil Stock to Buy as OPEC and Russia Stand “Shoulder to Shoulder”

OPEC and Russia have done it again: They have extended production cuts until the end of 2018. This is being done to drain the market of its excess inventories following their (arguably) failed attempt to kill the U.S. shale industry. This is crucial for oil stocks like Diamondback Energy (NASDAQ: FANG) — one of the […]

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Major North Sea pipeline system may be down for weeks

It’s too soon to say how quickly repairs to a major oil pipeline system in the North Sea are made, but it may be a matter of weeks, the operator said. Brent crude oil prices went up 2 percent during Monday’s session after pipeline operator Ineos shut down the Forties crude network in the North […]

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esVolta launches utility-scale energy storage development business

This post was originally published on this siteALISO VIEJO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — esVolta has agreed to purchase 116 MWh of operational and pipeline contracted utility-scale energy storage projects from Powin Energy Corporation. esVolta is a new partnership launched by long-time energy executive Randolph Mann with Blue Sky Alternative Investments LLC (“Blue […]

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Thunder Energies Confirms the Directionality of the Neutron Source and its Delivery to Europe

This post was originally published on this siteTARPON SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Ruggero M. Santilli, Chief Scientist of Thunder Energies Corporation, a publicly traded company with stock symbol (OTC:TNRG), announces the confirmation of the directionality of the neutron source and the delivery of the first production unit to a European […]

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NXT Energy Solutions Advises of Successful Drilling of SFD® Recommendations in Argentina

This post was originally published on this siteCALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 12, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NXT Energy Solutions Inc. (“NXT Energy” or the “Company”) (TSX:SFD) (OTCQB:NSFDF) is pleased announce that its client Petroquímica Comodoro Rivadavia (PCR) has drilled multiple successful wells as part of their 2016/2017 drilling campaign corresponding to SFD® recommendations made in their […]

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Shining a Light on an Out-of-Favor Oil Stock

Technical analyst Clive Maund charts an oil and gas explorer that he believes is under the radar of most investors. Torchlight Energy Resources Inc. (TRCH:NASDAQ) has fallen out of favor with investors and is largely off the radar, which is understandable considering that it has done nothing for its investors for two years. However, the […]

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Oil prices settle down, but still higher on North Sea outage

The perfect storm of a healthy appetite from China, a decline in global inventories and a major North Sea pipeline outage sent oil prices higher on Tuesday. After a relatively quiet start to the day, Brent crude oil prices shot up 2 percent during Monday’s session after pipeline operator Ineos shut down the Forties crude […]

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IEA says monitoring Forties crude pipeline outage, sees no need to act yet

The International Energy Agency said it is monitoring the closure of the Forties crude pipeline that has sent oil prices to 2-1/2 year highs, but said it saw no immediate need to act as the market remains well supplied. The pipeline, which can handle around 450,000 barrels per day of Forties crude oil and carries […]

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