energy prices

Dan Reed

80 Years Later, Jones Act Impacting Energy Prices

Sen. Wesley Jones might have died 81 years ago, but he’s still making new enemies in the oil and energy industries and friends in the maritime industries. Thanks to Jones, propane sold in Houston can’t be shipped easily or economically to the frozen tundra of the Northeastern United States, where a remarkably hard winter has […]

Dan Reed

Relatively Low Gas Prices Helped in the Recession

It has been a long time since U.S. oil producers last pumped out of the ground as much oil as they’re pumping out these days. Twenty-three years and 11 months, as a matter of fact. And it is thanks, primarily, to the unconventional exploration and drilling techniques perfected in recent years that Americans more than […]