Petrochemical

Breaking Through the Red Tape: A Look at EPA Regulatory Reform

In conversations surrounding regulatory reform, I’ve noticed a common misperception that the oil and gas industry wants the freedom to do whatever it wants – whenever it wants – with no government intervention. Let me just clear the air (pun...

/ June 9, 2017

Court Grounds FAA Registration Rule for Millions of Drones…Time to Assess the Fallout

Government overreach is an issue that strikes a bipartisan chord.  For some, the May 19th ruling by a federal appeals court – which eliminates the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) 2015 requirement that hobbyists register their drones – may serve as...

/ June 1, 2017

Summer Vacations, Made Better by Hydrocarbons

Memorial Day weekend is known as the unofficial start of summer and the beginning of the summer driving season.  As the school year ends, families across America are packing up their cars to take their annual vacations. A large factor...

/ May 30, 2017

The Truth Behind a Carbon Tax

Lately, a few state legislative bodies, as well as some national political elites, have been pushing for a new way to curb the use of fossil fuels and all they make possible, through a new tax – a carbon tax....

/ May 10, 2017