Dear Gina

The Partnership for a Better Energy Future (PBEF) this week sent a letter to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to detail issues with the proposed carbon standards for existing power plants. PBEF, of which AFPM is a member, expressed five concerns:  •...

/ July 23, 2014

Light Crude Oil and Exports: Finding the Best Home for Domestic Oil and Petroleum Products

AFPM President Drenva presented this speech to XYZ group on X date:   Charlie’s usual intro that outlines the issue including regional problems like the East Coast  •    Domestic crude production has increased 3 million barrels per day in the...

/ July 23, 2014

Making Sense of Last-In, First-Out (LIFO) and We Aren’t Talking About Your Work Schedule

As policymakers debate fiscal issues, including deficit reduction efforts, some have called for a retroactive repeal of the “last-in, first-out,” (LIFO) an inventory accounting method used by nearly 40 percent of U.S. businesses.

/ July 22, 2014

No Virginia, the Obama Administration didn’t just legalize crude oil exports

Contrary to many highly misleading media reports (See here, here, and here) the Obama Administration did not just unilaterally undo several laws that have been on the books for decades, to allow the unfettered export of US crude oil. It’s...

/ July 21, 2014