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Source: Houston Chronicle

Shale drillers float Jones Act waiver as balm for price pain

Houston Chronicle


U.S. oil companies battered by the crude price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia are encouraging the Trump administration to waive a law that mandates only American vessels can be used to transport goods among U.S. ports.

A …

Trump Tells Louisiana Senators He Won’t Waive Jones Act to Ship LNG

Trump Tells Louisiana Senators He Won’t Waive Jones Act to Ship LNG

From the Washington Examiner

A pair of Republican Louisiana senators said Wednesday they received assurances from President Trump that he would not grant waivers to bypass the Jones Act, a century-old law regulating domestic maritime commerce, to ease the transport …

May 2, 2019 - 3:12 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Law, LNG
Trump Considering Waiving Jones Act Mandate for Natural Gas: Bloomberg

Trump Considering Waiving Jones Act Mandate for Natural Gas: Bloomberg

From Bloomberg

President Donald Trump is seriously considering waiving the requirement that only U.S. flagged vessels can move goods from American ports to Puerto Rico or energy-starved areas of the Northeast, according to people familiar with the deliberations.

The issue …

April 24, 2019 - 3:40 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Natural Gas News
Oil & Gas 360 - France’s Total and Sempra Energy Sign North America LNG Deal

Why the U.S. Imports LNG from Russia and Nigeria Despite Its Gas-Export Boom

From Bloomberg

More than a decade in and the U.S. shale boom keeps breaking output records, with fields from Pennsylvania to Texas producing more natural gas than the country needs. That has triggered billions of dollars of investments to ship …

January 3, 2019 - 12:27 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, LNG
Canada Gas Pipeline Explosion May Drive Jones Act Waiver Requests

Canada Gas Pipeline Explosion May Drive Jones Act Waiver Requests

From gCaptain – Don Martin

An explosion on October 9 to the Enbridge natural gas pipeline in Canada near Prince George B.C. threatens natural gas distribution to the refineries located in Anacortes, Washington.

Refineries in the Anacortes area in Washington …

Trans-Alaska oil pipeline

A Minimum of 5.7 Billion Barrels Await Drillers at ANWR

The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) is located on the northern coast of Alaska, due east of both Prudhoe Bay and the National Petroleum Reserve-Alaska (NPRA). The coastal plain (the 1002 Area) covers 1.5 million acres and is about 8% …

Offshore: U.S. Customs Closing Jones Act ‘Loopholes’

From WorkBoat

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials are poised to revise nearly 30 Jones Act related rulings dating back 40 years affecting the offshore oil and gas industry.

Maritime industry groups that have long criticized those rulings as “loopholes” …

January 31, 2017 - 3:04 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News
TOP MINDS IN THE BUSINESS – John Hofmeister – Part III

TOP MINDS IN THE BUSINESS – John Hofmeister – Part III

In this final installment, former Shell Oil Company President John Hofmeister talks about the false notion of energy independence, the need for two-way oil and gas trading, the Jones Act, removing barriers to the movement of energy, and the Keystone

April 10, 2015 - 1:29 pm Top Minds, Videos
Jones Act Changes Could Limit LNG’s Export Effect

Jones Act Changes Could Limit LNG’s Export Effect

The Jones Act is the nickname for a 94-year-old law entitled the Merchant Marine Act of 1920 that allows only U.S.-made, U.S.-manned, and U.S.-flagged ships to transfer goods or passengers between U.S. ports. Although it was meant to protect domestic …

July 14, 2014 - 5:04 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Regulatory