Industry officials and the governors of Wyoming and Montana have voiced concerns about proposed federal rules that would require petroleum companies to disclose the chemicals they use in hydraulic fracturing.



Politics, environmental, global trade issues complicate natural gas exportation

Manufacturers and drillers have been warring over exports for more than a year, but many industry analysts say exporting is inevitable.



Natural Gas On The Verge Of A Breakout To $4 As Stars Line Up

The boom in natural gas production that has pushed prices below $2 per thousand cubic feet back in April has planted the seed for a huge correction the other way.



TransCanada files new route proposal for Keystone XL

TransCanada has proposed to Nebraska officials a new route for the U.S. segment of its Keystone XL pipeline that avoids the Ogallala Aquifer and the Sandhills region in Nebraska. "The identified route, along with our commitment to implement additional safety requirements above and beyond those required for any other pipeline, ensures the protection of Nebraska's resources," said Russ Girling, TransCanada's president and CEO. TransCanada submitted the revised route plan to the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality.



Hard to see benefit in EPA haze rule

The EPA needs to focus on clean air rules that will produce faster, measurable results that improve and protect human health.



71 percent of voters favor more oil and natural gas development

Harris Interactive conducted a poll and found 71% of American voters favor increased access to U.S. oil and natural gas resources and 92% say energy security and producing at home more oil and natural gas is an important issue this election.



Keystone pipeline, oil shale keys to U.S. energy independence Print Email

Montana Veterans, Burt Gigoux and Betty Geigla, discuss the importance of energy security to our national security as part of their recent visit to Washington DC during a Vets 4 Energy visit.



Reading The Rocks In The Hunt For Hyrdocarbons

Sun Times Publisher Joins Petroleum Geologists During "Field School" So, what are the characteristics that the trained eye seeks in the search for hydrocarbons? Before the high tech seismic crews come on the scene, before the satellite images are examined, what is it that tells the trained eye there are liquid riches beneath?



Rehberg: Work should start on Keystone XL

U.S. Rep. Denny Rehberg introduced legislation this week that would expedite work on the northern part of the Keystone XL Pipeline.



US approves portion of Keystone pipeline

TransCanada has a permit, but not for the larger portion of Keystone, which would transport Canadian oil sands from Alberta.