FORUM NEWS

Fuel Prices and The Summer Driving Season

With misinformation floating around about gasoline costs, it may be helpful to explain a few of the factors that influence prices at the pump.  

High-tech Natural Gas and Oil

engineers, analysts, scientists, geologists and more are using their brainpower to create cutting-edge technologies that make energy development more precise, efficient and safer than ever before.  

As Oil Prices Surge, US Eyes Growing Labor Shortage

Finding roughnecks remains a challenge for oil drillers as rising crude prices increase demand for their services, oilfield executives said on Thursday at a conference in Houston.  

Minnesota House, Senate approve bills allowing Enbridge pipeline without regulatory OK

Dayton vows to veto legislation green-lighting the controversial Line 3 pipeline project Up North.  

Study: Industry is a Leader in Making Our Air Cleaner

A new study by T2 and Associates quantifies natural gas and oil's leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions - through its investments in renewables and other low-carbon technologies and cutting its own emissions - resulting in cleaner air for the country.  

U.S. East Coast refiners look to Texas crude for discounted oil

U.S. East Coast refiners are shipping more shale oil from the Gulf Coast thanks to heavy discounts for West Texas crude and are also looking to bring more via rail, but supply bottlenecks are making it difficult to secure more barrels.  

NAFTA: Building North American Energy Security

This Fact Sheet will highlight the growing interconnections of the North American energy market and the opportunities that a modernized NAFTA presents to further increase energy security (includes info on Investor-State Dispute Settlement, or ISDS).  

Minnesota PUC should approve Line 3 with preferred route

The Minnesota Petroleum Council called on members of the Public Utilities Commission to approve the Line 3 pipeline project with the preferred route, as submitted by Enbridge, that will minimize environmental impact and avoid supply disruptions.