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US petroleum demand for March highest since 2007

US petroleum demand reached 20.6 million b/d in March - the highest level since 2007...The US also produced a record 10.4 million b/d of crude oil.  

US LNG export capacity to expand rapidly: Report

Natural gas supply to US LNG terminals could reach 14.7 Bcf/d (416mn m3) within a decade under the most conservative estimates, a new report concludes.  

U.S. Energy Security Begins At Home

A glance around the world makes it very clear that we must continually support the critical triad of 1) new energy production, 2) new energy infrastructure, and 3) new energy exports.  

Global petrochemicals growth shifts from Middle East to Gulf Coast

The Gulf Coast is becoming an energy hub rivaling the Middle East  

Oil settles at a more than 3-year high on Middle East tensions

Oil futures on Wednesday marked their highest finish since late 2014, as rising tensions in the Middle East continued to feed concerns over potential supply disruptions in the region.  

What Will It Take to Keep Up With Shale Gas Boom? $170 Billion

Bottlenecks on the U.S. natural gas super highway are starting to stack up, raising concerns about whether infrastructure can be built fast enough to meet surging supplies.  

U.S. Agencies Agree to Slash Approval Times for Infrastructure Projects

Fourteen agencies... signed an agreement that puts into effect an executive order setting a two-year goal for completing the review process...  

ND oil regulators consider drilling unit near Lake Sakakawea

XTO Energy proposes to develop more than 26,000 acres near Lake Sakakawea as one large drilling unit, a plan the company says will allow oil wells to be located farther away from the lake.