10.18.15

CHS beginning work on major upgrades at Laurel refinery

For Yellowstone County's oldest refinery, the diesel upgrade is the second major project in less than a decade, following the $400 million coker unit construction completed in 2007. This latest project is important to protect family-wage jobs at the Laurel plant in a time of low oil prices. And, itís a shot in the arm for other local businesses.

 

10.13.15

Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania combine efforts on gas drilling

Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania have agreed to cooperate - rather than compete - in attracting shale-gas development and jobs to their region over the next three years.

 

10.12.15

House OKs lifting 40-year-old US ban on oil exports

Defying a White House veto threat, the Republican-controlled House on Friday approved a bill to lift a 40-year-old U.S. ban on crude oil exports.

 

10.08.15

Zinke wants to end U.S. crude export ban: House votes Friday

Representative Ryan Zinke hopes to remove the national ban on oil exports, which he says is hurting the Montana economy.

 

10.08.15

Why lifting oil export ban can help U.S. foreign policy

Lifting the ban on crude oil export would not only be good for the economy, it could also benefit U.S. foreign policy.

 

10.07.15

Zinke a key lawmaker in removing U.S. crude export ban

U.S. Rep. Ryan Zinke, R-Mont., is making his case for removing the national ban on crude exports.

 

09.29.15

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.

 

09.26.15

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.

 

09.22.15

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.

 

09.18.15

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.