Supreme Court: EPA Must Consider Cost Before Deciding on Regulation

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday ruled against the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by forcing it to consider costs before deciding whether regulation of air pollutants is appropriate and necessary.



Oil refineries are a Yellowstone County mainstay

There's oil in Jill Quade's blood. A 26-year employee at ExxonMobil refinery in Lockwood, Quade grew up in a refinery home. Her mother, Janell Keeling, did lab work at the refinery. Quade donned the Exxon logo on sport uniforms as a child and even went to college on an Exxon scholarship. Her story is one shared in Yellowstone County by thousands who know the perks of good pay and benefits, as well as the challenges of having parents who donít work 9 to 5 jobs. The three refineries in Yellowstone County affect the fabric of the community in ways Quade said often go unnoticed.



EPA: No widespread harm to drinking water from fracking

Hydraulic fracturing to drill for oil and natural gas has not caused widespread harm to drinking water in the United States, the Environmental Protection Agency said Thursday



OPEC countries agree to keep output target on hold as cartel struggles with world supply glut

OPEC powerhouse Saudi Arabia is fighting to keep market share against U.S. shale oil, Iran plans to increase production in anticipation of an end to sanctions that have crimped its crude exports...



As peak travel season hits, US oil prices drop 3 percent

As the U.S. gears up for its peak season for road travel, drivers are being treated to lower gas costs.



Legalize energy freedom

Historians will view the early 21st Century as the time when America reversed its geographical energy deficit to become the world's leading oil and natural gas producer... overcoming the federal policies of an opposition president.



Oil and Gas Energize U.S. Job Market

The American job market is the best it's been in six years... This U.S. energy boom is creating many new jobs here in America, and it's a leading contributor to American workers' vaulting out of the unemployment line and into the middle class.



William S. Cohen: Why President Obama Should Export Crude Oil

The core of our strength overseas is economic strength at home. The president would be wise to consider alternatives that would enhance his trade legacy and also further our strategic priorities overseas.



Think of energy independence on Memorial Day

As veterans, we especially hope that you, our countrymen, will embrace this moment, take a break from whatever you're doing at exactly 3 p.m. local time on Monday, May 25



Talk Infrastructure - Build Keystone XL Pipeline

Vice President Joe Biden underscored the administration's call for infrastructure spending... that focused on the country's deteriorating delivery and transportation systems... the U.S. needs major investments in energy infrastructure.