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Industry searches new paths for oil after Keystone rejection

...administration's rejection of the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil industry faces the tricky task of making sure the crude oil targeted...integrated energy at consultancy Wood Mackenzie, said the oil industry "didn't need Keystone today," but will need the...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-11-08/industry-searches-new-path
Georgia officials want Palmetto Pipeline company's appeal dismissed

...declined to comment on the filing. So did Joshua Gunnemann of Atlanta-based Rogers & Hardin LLP, counsel for Colonial Oil Industries, the Savannah company that already supplies gasoline to southeast Georgia and which has sought to intervene. Steve...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-10-06/georgia-officials-want-palmet
Shell will cease Alaskan Arctic exploration

...held the hopes of Alaska, which has seen oil production and revenues decline sharply in recent years, and the U.S. oil industry, which looked to Alaska's offshore Arctic as the next source of oil big enough to keep the country among the top...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-28/shell-will-cease-alaskan-a
Pipeline case moves ahead in court

...of The Augusta Chronicle, The Savannah Morning News and the Jacksonville Times-Union.Savannah-based Colonial Oil Industries Inc. also filed a motion to intervene as did a group of environmental organizations: the Savannah Riverkeeper...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-27/pipeline-case-moves-ahead-cou
Government proposes methane cuts in oil, gas production

...efficiency and reduce carbon dioxide pollution from trucks and vans.Katie Brown, a spokeswoman for Energy In Depth, an oil industry group, said methane emissions from fracking are already declining because of improved drilling techniques."Federal...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-18/government-proposes-methan
US eases crude oil export ban, allows trade with Mexico

...the economy.Republicans from energy-producing states hailed the decision, as did trade groups representing the oil industry. Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alas ka, who has pushed for lifting the ban, called it a positive step but said she would...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-08-14/us-allows-some-crude-oil-t
EPA sets stricter limits on smog-causing pollution

...one-third of the nation's 3,000 counties, said Jack Gerard, president of the American Petroleum Institute, the oil industry's top lobbying group. That's up from 217 counties affected at the current ozone standard, he said.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-10-01/epa-sets-stricter-limits-s
Fed survery finds housing, auto sales boosting growth

...feeling pressure from China's economic slowdown and the oil industry was squeezed by lower energy prices.That's the economic...City and Dallas, both regions hit by layoffs in the oil industry, reported wage growth had either slowed or was flat...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-09-02/fed-survery-finds-housing-
With economy uncertain, no Fed rate hike is seen before fall

...to help boost consumer spending. So far, it hasn't. The economic impact has been mainly negative - layoffs by oil-industry states and cutbacks in investments by energy companies.As a result, economists have been downgrading their growth...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-04-27/economy-uncertain-no-fed-r
As fight over Keystone XL drags on, oil industry vastly expands its pipeline network

While the Keystone project awaits a final decision, scenes like these are unfolding almost every week in lesser-known developments that have quietly added more than 11,600 miles of pipeline to the nation's domestic oil network.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2015-03-15/fight-over-keystone-xl-dra