Supporting Effective Regulations

Effective Regulations

Industry Supports Effective Regulation Let’s push back a bit on an emerging narrative that suggests the Trump administration’s recent actions to revoke or revise federal rules on natural gas and oil development are part of an anti-regulation movement prompted by our industry that weakens safety and environmental protections.   It’s a false narrative. Industry supports…

Energy Top 10

Energy Sector Announcements

Top 10 Energy Stories of 2017 By: Robert Rapier As 2017 comes to a close, it’s time to review the top energy stories of the year. This year I have decided to list the stories roughly in the order they occurred during the year. Thus, the recent tax reform bill, which would be the top energy…

Oil Well in 1859

Oil Industry History

This is the well near Titusville, Penn., that pumped the petroleum industry into existence 100 years ago. The picture was taken four years after Col. Edwin L. Drake struck oil on Aug. 27, 1859. AP How the American Oil Industry Got Its Start America’s first successful wildcatter had a lot in common with fiction’s most famous…