Monthly Archives: March 2012

Petroleum exports skyrocket while oil prices rise

On 2012 Mar 07, The U.S. Energy Information Administration released a report on the history of U.S. liquid petroleum products (crude oil, gasoline, kerosene, …) highlighting the positive fact that exports are leading imports for the first time in 6 … Continue reading

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US Petroleum Exports are Huge

On March 7, last week, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a short report that showed that in 2011, U.S. petroleum exports exceeded imports for the first time since 1949. That was their headline.  The data in this report … Continue reading

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Keystone XL Is About Exports

Is the Keystone XL push to the Texas coast for American energy or for export? The U.S. EIA released a new graph that is an attention-getter. In 2011, petroleum exports exceeded imports. This was the first time for this in … Continue reading

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Footprints in the sand2 – US Oil

By the late 1930s, U.S. oil industry knew continued expansion was not possible, but lived in a state of denial. Records of petroleum production are like signposts on the roadway, pointers for future directions for life quality – indicators of … Continue reading

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