Oil Export Myths

The Wall Street Journal Jan. 16, 2015 Opinion The new Congress is set to make the biggest changes in U.S. energy policy in nearly a decade, against the backdrop of the domestic shale boom. This represents major progress, assuming that some Republicans aren’t intimidated by economic myths about energy security. The first big Senate debate […]

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Abolish the Gas Tax

The Wall Street Journal Opinion Jan. 14, 2015 A better way to fund roads and bridges than more pain at the pump. Tumbling energy prices are the first lucky break for U.S. consumers in years, but Washington is feeling left out. So the gougers of both parties are joining to steal some of the proceeds […]

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ActTesoro’s Look Back at 2014 and Look Forward to 2015

Introduction This report looks back on key 2014 federal legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting Tesoro and the refining sector, and to those ahead in 2015. While gridlock continued in Washington, DC, this year, some progress was achieved in key areas though the partisan divisions that affect relations on Capitol Hill and with the White House […]

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U.S. agency gives quiet nod to light oil exports – sources

Reuters Dec. 30, 2014 By Valerie Volcovici The main U.S. export authority is telling some oil companies that they should consider exporting a lightly processed form of crude oil called condensate without formal permission, according to people familiar with the discussions. In conversations that may help clear the way for more overseas sales of U.S. […]

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