Lifting the Ban, Cooking the Climate

March 3, 2014By David TurnbullReports, Resources

Lifting the Ban, Cooking the Climate The Climate Impact of Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban March 2014 The U.S. oil industry’s biggest players, including ExxonMobil and the American Petroleum Institute, are calling for an end to the U.S. ban on crude oil exports that has been in place for more than four decades since … Read More

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

Keystone XL: The Key to Crude Exports – New Report

July 11, 2013By Lorne StockmanBlog Post, Briefings, Featured, Industry Updates, Reports 2 Comments

Proponents of the Keystone XL pipeline regularly claim that the pipeline will replace heavy oil from Venezuela and elsewhere if it is built. In fact just this week, Rep. Lee Terry (R-NE) claimed that Venezuela’s recent offer of asylum for whistleblower Edward Snowden is somehow a reason to approve the pipeline. The reality is that crude delivered … Read More