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April 2017 Issue

Fuels & Supply

Fuel Relief Fund Partners with the United Nations on Addressing Fuel Delivery Needs After Natural Disasters

When a major disaster strikes, one of the most critical resources to rescue and recovery is fuel. But fuel supply and access are often cut off during such life-threatening emergencies. Fuel Relief Fund (FRF) fills the crucial gap in the first phase of a disaster—fueling first responders and providing power to hospitals and emergency services ...

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API Welcomes Trump Administration Action to Prioritize Domestic Energy Production

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American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard welcomed the Trump administration’s executive action to advance domestic energy production.    “We are pleased to see this administration prioritizing responsible U.S....

API: President Trump’s 100 Days Highlights America’s Energy Renaissance

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American Petroleum Institute (API) President and CEO Jack Gerard said President Trump is making good on his campaign promise to create jobs and strengthen America’s economy by removing roadblocks to our nation’s energy renaissance.   “We are...

Wells Drilled in Permian Basin Grow 58% from 2016 – 2017

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on Wells Drilled in Permian Basin Grow 58% from 2016 – 2017

The number of wells drilled in the Permian Basin are expected to grow over 58% from 2016 – 2017, increasing to 4,255 wells. In early 2017, the Permian Basin was the most economically viable play in the U.S., garnering tens of billions of dollars of...

National Biodiesel Board Applauds New Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on National Biodiesel Board Applauds New Biodiesel Tax Credit Bill

The National Biodiesel Board (NBB) applauded the introduction of a bipartisan biodiesel tax credit bill that would convert the blenders’ credit for biodiesel to a $1.00-per-gallon production credit for fuels produced in the United States for three...

EIA: Permian Basin Oil Production and Resource Assessments Continue to Increase

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA: Permian Basin Oil Production and Resource Assessments Continue to Increase

Principal Contributors: Faouzi Aloulou, Jesse Esparza and Naser Ameen     Crude oil production in the Permian Basin is expected to increase to an estimated 2.4 million barrels per day (b/d) in May, based on estimates from the Energy Information...

EIA: Inflows of Gasoline and Diesel Into the Midwest Fall as Demand Flattens and Production Grows

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA: Inflows of Gasoline and Diesel Into the Midwest Fall as Demand Flattens and Production Grows

Source: Energy Information Administration’s (EIA’s) “This Week in Petroleum”    Over the past 10 years, increased refining activity and flat demand in the Midwest (Petroleum Administration for Defense District (PADD) 2) have...

NATSO Condemns Legislation to Convert Biodiesel Blenders’ Tax Credit to Producers’ Credit

April 27, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on NATSO Condemns Legislation to Convert Biodiesel Blenders’ Tax Credit to Producers’ Credit

NATSO, the national association representing truckstops and travel plazas, denounced The American Renewable Fuel and Job Creation Act of 2017 introduced by Senator Chuck Grassley, which seeks to extend the $1.00 per gallon biodiesel tax credit but...

Pipelines Continue to Be One of the Safest Ways to Transport Energy, Says New Report

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The American Petroleum Institute (API), along with the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL), released the pipeline industry’s 2017 – 2019 Pipeline Safety Excellence Strategic Plan and 2016 Performance Report summarizing the industry’s track record...

EIA: Ohio and Pennsylvania Increased Natural Gas Production More Than Other States in 2016

April 25, 2017 • App Homepage, Fuels & SupplyComments Off on EIA: Ohio and Pennsylvania Increased Natural Gas Production More Than Other States in 2016

Principal Contributors: Owen Comstock and Jeffrey Little     After reaching a record high of 79 billion cubic feet per day (Bcf/d) in 2015, U.S. marketed natural gas production fell to 77 Bcf/d in 2016, the first annual decline since 2005. Texas,...