Despite general White House support for the oil and gas sector, a trade group said more than 90 percent of the reserves offshore remain off limits to producers. In his first address to Congress as president, Donald Trump highlighted an economic policy that emphasized American-made growth. “We have cleared the way for the construction of the Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines,” he said. “And I’ve issued a new directive that new American pipelines be made with American steel.” Trump has already signed executive measures that called for a fast-track approval process for pipelines that would feed U.S. export hubs on the southern coast. Both pipelines stalled under Trump’s predecessor. Randall Luthi , the president of the National Ocean Industries Association, […]