Working to find actionable solutions to the nation's key challenges.

Exporting oil is key to US progress on climate change

Energy / News December 15, 2015

The right and left are stuck in a caricatured debate in which some of the loudest voices express disinterest in science while others openly disregard economics.

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Letter to Congress in Support of Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban

Jason Grumet / Research December 7, 2015

The export ban is a form of resource nationalism that undermines our fundamental commitment to efficient markets, affecting our ability to promote free and fair trade.

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Could Year-End Bills Offer Chance to Pass Energy Provisions?

Kimberly Dean / Blog December 1, 2015

Congress should not shy away from dusting off their negotiating skills to move some energy and environmental provisions over the finish line.

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Crude Oil Swaps with Mexico and the Crude Oil Export Ban

Brad Townsend / Blog October 28, 2015

The swap deal with Mexico demonstrates that the administration has a grasp on the compelling need to relieve some of the downward pressure on oil production.

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The Geopolitics of Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban

Energy / Research September 24, 2015

An increase of American crude oil in the global marketplace likely diminishes the influence of other exporting nations by weakening their market share.

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Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban Would Reduce Gas Prices

Energy / Research September 24, 2015

More U.S. crude oil on the global market would increase global supply, impacting the price of internationally traded gasoline and ultimately the U.S. consumer.

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House Committee Action Paves Way to Lifting Outdated Oil Export Ban

Energy / Press Release September 18, 2015

Lifting the crude oil export ban will eliminate a counterproductive market barrier, strengthen our economy and put downward pressure on gasoline prices.

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After Iran Vote, Time For Action

National Security / Press Release September 15, 2015

BPC estimates that after 15 years, Iran will be able to sprint to a nuclear weapon in as little as three weeks. But it does buy time.

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Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban

Energy / Research September 9, 2015

Allowing U.S. crude oil on the global market would increase supply, putting downward pressure on gasoline prices.

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A Mixed Legacy on Oil

Energy / News September 4, 2015

If Obama rejects the Keystone XL pipeline, it would taint his strong reputation of boosting domestic energy production.

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