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U.S. petroleum product exports set record high in 2018

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April 23, 2019 U.S. exports of total petroleum products set a record high in 2018, reaching an annual average of 5.6 million barrels per day (b/d), an increase of 366,000 b/d from 2017 levels. The three largest petroleum product exports from the United States in 2018 were distillate, propane, and motor gasoline. U.S. exports of Read More

‘Crustacean Jung v Cocaine Hegel’: Zizek-Peterson debate blowout sparks meme war

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In the wake of Saturday’s debate between intellectual superstars Slavoj Zizek and Jordan Peterson, an onslaught of mockery has appeared online satirizing the clash between the highly-memeable thinkers. Ticket prices reportedly went as high as $1,500, not for a game in the NBA playoffs, but to see these two prominent public intellectuals duke it out Read More

‘Stupid Brexit’ should hit UK fast & hard if Assange is handed over to US – German MEP

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The UK should get its “stupid Brexit” right now and face the hardest divorce deal possible if it extradites Julian Assange to the US, which is keen to cover up Iraq War crimes, a German MEP said in an emotive speech. The controversy over Julian Assange’s arrest in London seems to have spilled over into Read More

U.S. natural gas inventories end withdrawal season at lowest level since spring 2014

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April 19, 2019 Working natural gas in storage in the Lower 48 states at the end of March totaled 1,137 billion cubic feet (Bcf) according to EIA’s Weekly Natural Gas Storage Report. As of March 31, the usual end of the natural gas withdrawal season, working natural gas inventories were 30% lower than the previous Read More

EIA expects 2019 summer average residential electricity use to be lowest in five years

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April 18, 2019 EIA’s Short-Term Energy Outlook forecasts that the typical U.S. residential household will consume about 3,080 kilowatthours of electricity this summer (June through August), down 5% from the average summer consumption in 2018. If this forecast is realized, it would be the lowest level of electricity consumption per customer since 2014 and the Read More

Summer 2019 gasoline prices forecast to be lower than last summer

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April 17, 2019 In the April 2019 update of its Summer Fuels Outlook, EIA expects the retail price of U.S. regular-grade gasoline will average $2.76 per gallon (gal) during the summer from April through September 2019. EIA’s expected average is down 3% from the 2018 summer average of $2.85/gal, mainly because EIA expects crude oil Read More

6 of WikiLeaks’ biggest ever document dumps

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Despite facing constant skepticism from mainstream media and government officials, whistleblower website WikiLeaks has managed to maintain a record of 100 percent accuracy over its 12-year history — and has never lost a lawsuit. With much of the media now focusing on trivialities, like whether its recently arrested founder Julian Assange spent enough time washing Read More

In 2018, the United States consumed more energy than ever before

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April 16, 2019 Primary energy consumption in the United States reached a record high of 101.3 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2018, up 4% from 2017 and 0.3% above the previous record set in 2007. The increase in 2018 was the largest increase in energy consumption, in both absolute and percentage terms, since 2010. Read More

The U.S. exported 2 million barrels per day of crude oil in 2018 to 42 destinations

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April 15, 2019 In 2018, U.S. exports of crude oil rose to 2.0 million barrels per day (b/d), nearly double the 1.2 million b/d rate in 2017. Export volumes by destination changed significantly during the year, as U.S. crude oil exports to China fell and exports to other destinations such as South Korea, Taiwan, and Read More