22 Republican Members of Congress Asked Biden To Rescind Executive Orders And Policies Designed To Reduce Access To Our Oil


CITY OF WASHINGTON--today 22 Members of Congress wrote President Joe Biden a letter "following the recent decision of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and 10 other oil-exporting nations, known collectively as OPEC+ to ignore" President Biden's  "request for an increase in production of their oil"--and the Biden…

21st OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting concludes” To Stick With Plan for Oil Output”


VIENNA, Austria (October 4, 2021)---The 21st OPEC and non-OPEC Ministerial Meeting, held via videoconference, concluded on Monday, 4 October 2021. Global oil supply deficit.. last year in almost all countries exceeded predictions. Most countries bought enough oil when the price was low.. and stored it for the future.   More or…

More than 1,000 Indigenous Leaders and Activists Gather To Protest Line 3 at Minnesota Capitol


MINNESOTA (August 25, 2021)--- Demonstrators called on Gov. Tim Walz and President Joe Biden to halt construction on the oil pipeline.  Indigenous leaders and anti-pipeline activists gathered at the Minnesota State Capitol in protest Wednesday as construction on Enbridge's Line 3 nears completion. Opponents of the controversial Line 3 planned…

Minnesota Supreme Court Declined To Hear An Appeal Of Enbridge Energy’s Line 3 Oil Pipeline


MINNEAPOLIS (August 24, 2021) — The Minnesota Supreme Court on Tuesday declined to hear an appeal by opponents of Enbridge Energy's Line 3 oil pipeline, letting stand a key decision by independent regulators to allow construction on the project to proceed. Without comment, the state's highest court declined to take…

United States Seizes Oil Tanker Used to Violate Sanctions Against North Korea


CITY OF WASHINGTON (July 30, 2021)-- A New York federal court today entered a judgment of forfeiture regarding the M/T Courageous, a 2,734-ton oil-products tanker used to make illicit deliveries of petroleum products through ship-to-ship transfers with vessels flagged in the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK or North Korea) and…

FBI Identifies the Darkside ransomware for the compromise of the Colonial Pipeline Networks


NEW YORK(May 8, 2021) --the Colonia Pipeline Company---the main pipeline carrying gasoline and diesel fuel to the U.S. East Coast was shut down by its operator after being hit with a cyberattack. Colonial Pipeline Co.—which operates the 5,500-mile Colonial Pipeline system taking fuel from the refineries of the Gulf Coast…

Canada-U.S. relationship under new President Joe Biden


WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 21, 2021)---the Toronto Sun wrote, "Don’t kid yourself, the Canada-U.S. relationship under new President Joe Biden isn’t getting off to a perfect start." Biden revoked the oil pipeline permit for TC Energy Corp's via executive order immediately after his inauguration on Wednesday. The cross-border bought economic development…

OPEC daily basket price stood at $43.54 a barrel Monday, 6 July 2020


The Fourth OPEC International Seminar, entitled “Petroleum: Future Stability and Sustainability” took place at the historic Hofburg Palace in Vienna, Austria, on March 18-19, 2009. The Seminar’s four main sessions concentrated on: the future energy scene; oil and financial markets; oil production capacity expansion; and technology and the environment. In…