The American Legion calls for action on KXL oil pipeline

The head of the nation's largest veterans service organization blasted the White House today for its prolonged opposition to the job-creating Keystone XL oil pipeline.  

Opening the gate to oil exports would stimulate the economy and create jobs

In the debate over the current ban on exporting crude oil from the United States, both sides agree that the energy universe has changed dramatically since the restriction was imposed in the 1970s to husband the nation's energy resources in a time of Middle East embargoes and supply shortages.  

Oil, gas industry leads private-sector push to reduce greenhouse gases

A new report that portrays the oil and gas industry as one of the leaders in bringing about a significant reduction in greenhouse gas emissions between 2000 and 2014.  

Industry says half the country can't comply with EPA's new ozone rule

If the rumors about the new ozone standards being considered by the Environmental Protection Agency are true, nearly half of the counties in the country will be out of compliance, according to an industry official.  

Majority of American voters believe KXL delays hurt U.S. energy security and economy

A majority of U.S. voters of all political persuasions agreed that the years of Keystone XL pipeline delay have hurt our energy security and economy, according to a new poll conducted for API by Harris Poll.  

Americans still support Keystone XL pipeline construction, poll says

A poll of American voters shows the majority (68%) of Americans support the construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline.  

Oil Price: Why the Big Discrepancy Between Goldman, OPEC

VIDEO: Allowing crude oil exports can help the US seize its long-term opportunity to compete in the global marketplace. Bloomberg.  

Iran Deal Imperils Our Energy and National Security

There are different types of crude oil located in different parts of the world... The United States has an abundance of "light, sweet" crude it currently can't sell to its allies, while the country needs "sour"crude oil from other countries. So, even with the ban lifted, importing oil is necessary.