Is There a “War on Oil?”

This article was originally posted in the Western Interior Oil & Gas Report magazine. The “War on Coal” is alive and well under President Obama’s administration. In early June, the…

US Oil Production Hits 28 Year High

Citing the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and horizontal drilling, Bloomberg announced that the US crude oil output peaked at a 28 year high last week. The shale boom in...

Train Derailments: A Case for Keystone XL?

Recent Train Derailments Railcar safety has been a hot topic recently, most notably after the derailments in North Dakota and Lac-Mégantic, Quebec. The DOT-111 tank car, center of the controversy,...

Keystone Update: And so it Begins…

Although the Keystone XL pipeline has yet to receive full presidential approval, the southern leg of the pipeline (referred to as the Gulf Coast line) has already become active. On…

In War for Canadian Oil Sands: Keystone XL is Winning

A huge blow to the anti-Keystone XL pipeline crusade occurred earlier this month when the State Department released a “Draft Supplementary Environmental Impact Statement” (SEIS) for the proposed Keystone XL…

Will John Kerry Make or Break Keystone XL?

John Kerry will officially succeed Hillary Clinton as Secretary of State.  Voted in by the Senate yesterday with 94 votes, Senator Kerry is considered by both Republicans and Democrats to…