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Keystone XL Pipeline – Six Years in the Making and the U.S. is Still Waiting

Today marks six years since TransCanada first submitted its application to the U.S. State Department to construct the Keystone XL (KXL) Pipeline. After six years of delays, the pipeline seems more like a pipe dream than a tangible reality. The...

/ September 19, 2014

AFPM Launches New Workforce Development Site

Mike McDonnell, President and Chief Executive Officer, TPC Group, Inc., has written a guest blog for Petro Primer on our new Workforce Development Site: Attention future employees – have you heard about the terrific career opportunities in the fuel and...

/ September 16, 2014

Revisiting NRDC’s Far from a Moonshot

Last week, I responded to a Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) blog (Far from a Moonshot) that seemed to conclude that if NASA could put a man on the moon within eight years then the oil companies could certainly figure...

/ September 10, 2014

Rock On – Turning Energy Into Opportunity

Remember in the 1990s when the tech boom was driving job growth and wealth creation? Pundits referred to it as the “Rock ‘n Roll” economy. Well, guess what? That was the old tech. We’re the new tech. Fracking and other...

/ September 9, 2014