December 10, 2018 | Blog

Op-ed – “Gas prices reach new 2018 low, but some states won’t reap the benefits”

The Daily Caller recently published an opinion piece by GAIN spokesman Craig Stevens highlighting record-low gas prices for 2018. Stevens suggests that the cost of fuel is one of the “most recognizable and reliable economic indicators” here in the US, affecting millions of Americans each day. The op-ed emphasizes the benefits of affordable gas, noting […]

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December 7, 2018 | Blog

US oil exports hit key milestone

Earlier this week, Bloomberg reported the US has become a net oil exporter for the first time in 75 years. This status serves as both a practical and symbolic milestone, indicating the US’ dominant role in the global energy market. The article highlights the factors leading up to this newfound “energy independence,” writing: The shift […]

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November 30, 2018 | Blog

Independent Risk Assessment Underscores Pennsylvania Pipeline Safety

In southeast Pennsylvania, construction of the Mariner East 2 pipeline is nearing completion. The project, which will be capable of carrying up to 275,000 barrels per day of natural gas liquids for both domestic and international use, underwent a rigorous regulatory review process – after which local, state, and federal officials approved the pipeline for […]

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November 29, 2018 | Blog

Rover & Mariner East 2 Pipelines carefully reviewed and permitted by regulators

Many Americans may not realize it, but the oil and gas industry is one of the most closely regulated industries in the country. For example, pipelines undergo an extensive review process before receiving approval from a number of local, state, and federal regulators. They must meet rigorous standards outlined by regulatory bodies, conduct a public […]

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November 26, 2018 | Blog

Oil industry driving investment & development in North Dakota

NPR recently published an article on the increasingly important role of the oil industry in North Dakota. NPR boasts that the US produced more crude than any other country this year, in large part due to booming production in North Dakota. The article briefly outlines the history of the industry in the state, specifically focusing […]

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