Crude Oil Exports

Export Salvation?

Another paper, “Exports: Last Demand Standing,” has claimed the U.S. crude market has reached its “proverbial wall” and only crude exports can save the industry. There frequently is a grain of truth in such studies, but the market is broader and...

/ April 14, 2015

America’s Energy Policy: Caution and Candor

AFPM President Charles Drevna had the opportunity of speaking at the United States Energy Association’s 11th annual State of the Energy Industry Forum. In his speech, he called for a comprehensive U.S. energy policy and an end to regulating in...

/ January 15, 2015

Oil export amendment in Keystone bill: not the time or place

As reported in Energy & Environment Daily (among others), Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has said he would like to slip in an amendment to the upcoming Keystone XL bill which would lift the U.S. crude oil export ban-although many Republicans feel now is...

/ January 13, 2015

The U.S. Oil Export Question

To say the U.S. energy landscape has changed since 1975, when the crude oil export ban was implemented, would be something of an understatement. From being one of the world’s largest importers of petroleum and petroleum products, the United States...

/ December 11, 2014