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U.S. Oil Lures Fastest Growing Guzzler as Arbitrage Opens Up

A type of U.S. crude pumped in the Gulf of Mexico is proving to be more attractive in the fastest-growing oil market compared with Middle East staples that are on offer.  

Letter: Trump is right on energy

Keeping the lights on is a priority for every family and business in Iowa, and across the country. Because of this, the affordability and security of energy should be a priority for every leader in Washington.  

New infrastructure is an investment in rural economy

... as we look for ways to build up economies of our rural communities, investments in our nation's energy delivery system can provide an economic shot in the arm to areas that have been left behind.  

Is energy 'dominance' the right goal for US policy?

In recent weeks, a new energy buzzword has taken flight from Washington, D.C., making stops in Alaska, North Dakota, Texas, Utah and more: "American energy dominance."  

Dakota Access fights bid to halt flow of oil through Iowa

Lawyers representing the Dakota Access Pipeline are strongly objecting to a push by environmental groups to revoke its Iowa regulatory permit and shut down shipments of North Dakota crude oil.  

Study: Fracing, saltwater disposal have limited seismic impact

Research from a University of Alberta geophysicist suggests hydraulic fracturing and saltwater disposal have limited impact on seismic events.  

Clogged oil arteries slow U.S. shale rush to record output

A gallon of gasoline that allows a driver on the U.S. East Coast to travel about 25 miles has already navigated thousands of miles from an oil field to one of the world's largest fuel markets.  

We should allow our energy industry to continue to innovate

Our strong energy sector is part of what makes our economy so dynamic. It gives us a competitive edge, and doesn't allow foreign actors like Russia and OPEC to use their vast energy supplies as a political weapon.