API's Jack Gerard Highlights Energy Priorities Ahead of President Trump's State of the Union address

For a country that leads the world in natural gas and oil production, having an entire region at the mercy of cold weather is unacceptable. We desperately need to modernize this region's infrastructure.



Chevron Announces Major Oil Discovery in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

The initial Ballymore well reached total measured depth of 29,194 feet and encountered more than 670 feet net oil pay with excellent reservoir and fluid characteristics.



Oil Boom Gives the U.S. a New Edge in Energy and Diplomacy

The results go far beyond the economic, offering Washington strategic weapons once unthinkable. Only a few years ago, such threats...would have sent the price of crude soaring. Instead, the rise has been muted, and gasoline at the pump remains below $2.60 a gallon across most of the United States.



Tanker carrying liquefied natural gas from Russia’s Arctic arrives in Boston

A recent cold snap in New England and the shortage of pipeline capacity from gas-rich Pennsylvania have created an appetite for natural gas imports even as the United States has begun exporting LNG from other terminals on the Gulf Coast.



New Mexico State Income Rises on Energy Rebound

Thanks to a rebound in New Mexico's oil industry, the state's lawmakers have much more money to work with as they craft a spending plan for the coming fiscal year that aims to boost spending on education, courts and law enforcement.



U.S. Feb shale output expected to rise to 6.55 mln bpd: EIA

The global oil market has been closely watching U.S. output, which may continue to contribute to global oversupply even as OPEC members, Russia and other producers curb production.



U.S. expected to become net exporter of natural gas for first time in decades

[T]hanks to increased natural gas exports to Mexico, LNG exports to at least 20 countries and less gas flowing into the country from Canada, according to the U.S. Department of Energy.



Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

We honor this day as a day of diversity and strength.



In oil drilling, science replaces art

Everything is becoming more efficient. Fewer rigs are required because modern drilling rigs can drill more wells faster and longer. The increasing automation and use of robotics mean fewer people in the oil fields.



State of America's Energy - 2018

I encourage all Veterans to watch this speech by American Petroleum Institute to aid in their understanding of the current state of the American energy industry...