Crude Oil , Imports

Trump to Consider Halting Saudi Oil Imports, Says US Has ‘Plenty’

Some Republican lawmakers have asked president to block shipments under executive authority.

April 21, 2020

Crude Oil , Imports

Senators Boost Pressure On Saudi, Russia Over Oil Market Share War

President urged to embargo oil from OPEC and Russia.

March 19, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas , Imports , International

Chinese Demand For US LNG Unlikely To Surge

As long as tariffs on gas remain, traders will be reluctant to commit to deals.

January 17, 2020

Petrochemicals , Imports , Exports , International

China Announces Tariff Exemptions For US Chemical, Oil Products

The decision, in effect for a year, could increase US petrochemical exports to China.

December 19, 2019

Crude Oil , Imports

China May Crude Oil Imports Drop From Record In April

Cut in imports from Iran is cited for reduction.

June 10, 2019


US Refiners Warn Mexico Tariffs Could Result In Higher Fuel Prices

U.S. refiners warned the Trump administration that tariffs on imports from Mexico could deliver a punishing blow to refiners and raise the cost of gasoline just as the U.S. driving season kicks into high gear, according to sources familiar with the discussions.

June 5, 2019

Liquefied Natural Gas , Crude Oil , Imports , International , Midstream

Trade War Unlikely To Hurt US Oil And Gas, Report Says

In the short term, at least, U.S. exporters have other customers to fill the gap left by China.

May 10, 2019

Imports , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Kinder Morgan's Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Hit With Steel Tariff

Kinder Morgan Inc. will pay a tariff on imported steel used in a $1.75 billion natural gas pipeline project, the U.S. Department of Commerce ruled on May 6.

May 6, 2019

Crude Oil , Imports , Tankers

China’s Sinopec Resumes US Oil Imports After 6 Months

Refiner’s action signals that risks of importing U.S. crude have lessened.

April 23, 2019


UPDATED: US To End All Waivers On Iran Oil Imports, Crude Price Jumps

The United States demanded a cut off of Iranian oil exports to major importers like China and India who had been granted exemptions from sanctions, sending crude prices to six-month highs on fears the U.S. action could lead to a supply crunch.

April 22, 2019