WorldOil Refinery once key to New York’s fuel supply ordered shut The Environmental Protection Agency ordered the shutdown of a U.S. Virgin Island refinery that historically was positioned as a key fuel source for the East Coast due to public health concerns. Enbridge says Great Lakes oil pipeline will keep running Enbridge Inc. said it will continue to ship crude through its Line 5 pipeline that crosses the Great Lakes, despite Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s deadline Wednesday to shut the conduit. Gasoline prices hit $3 as shortages grow on U.S. pipeline outage U.S. average gasoline prices exceeded $3 a gallon for the first time in more than six years amid growing shortages of fuel across the South and East while Colonial Pipeline remains out of action due to a cyberattack. Ransomware attack shuts down biggest U.S. gasoline pipeline The operator of the biggest gasoline pipeline in the U.S. shut down operations late Friday following a ransomware attack that threatens to roil energy markets and upend the supply of gas and diesel to the East Coast. U.S. LNG players tout carbon capture in bid to boost green image U.S. LNG developers seeking to burnish their green credentials and boost their competitiveness on a crowded global stage are touting a costly and largely untested technology: carbon capture. Registration open for EWTC’s Annual Meeting The Energy Workforce and Technology Council’s 2021 Annual Meeting is set for September 15-17 in Santa Ana Pueblo, New Mexico, and registration is open now. Oil Sands Pipeline wins bid to hide insurers from activists Trans Mountain Pipeline LP’s effort to keep its insurers’ names confidential was accepted by regulators in a setback for environmental groups fighting to prevent development of the Canadian oil sands. CRES says Republican Congressional Climate Task Force is a win for America Citizens for Responsible Energy Solutions Executive Director Heather Reams commended the formation of a Republican climate task force in Congress. Biden pauses onshore and offshore drilling leases, orders subsidy reviews President Joe Biden took executive action on Wednesday to block new leases for oil drilling on federal lands and waters for one year and ordered a review of fossil-fuel subsidies and other measures to overhaul how the U.S. produces energy. AADE Lafayette Chapter announces 2019-2020 board, committee members The Lafayette Chapter of the American Association of Drilling Engineers (AADE) has announced its 2019-2020 board and committee members.