December 13, 2013By Lorne StockmanWebsites

The Refinery Report project will develop and publish data on North America’s refineries, beginning with the amount of crude oil refined from the world’s dirtiest and most destructive source of oil: the Canadian tar sands.

Industry campaign to lift crude export ban confirmed through leaked API documents

November 6, 2013By Lorne StockmanBlog Post, Featured 1 Comment

Today Bloomberg News revealed that the American Petroleum Institute (API) has developed a strategy to challenge America’s crude export regulations using international trade law. Deregulating U.S. crude oil exports would make fracking and the tar sands even more profitable than it already is and enable the industry to go into ever more marginal and extreme reserves to produce more of these extreme oils.

Ship, Baby, Ship! The push for U.S. crude oil exports has started. Here’s why it’s a terrible idea

October 16, 2013By Lorne StockmanBlog Post, Featured, Reports, Resources 5 Comments

Our latest report released today exposes U.S. oil producers that want to export crude oil despite the fact that they still only produce barely more than 50% of U.S. oil demand. 40 years on from the Arab oil embargo and America’s oil producers have only one thing on their minds; profits. Lifting crude export restrictions … Read More