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Stephen Comstock

Stephen Comstock
Posted May 10, 2013

Two of the most strategic energy partners for the United States are undoubtedly Mexico and Canada. With the right policies toward our energy neighbors – approval of the Keystone XL pipeline and the U.S.–Mexico Hydrocarbon Transboundary Agreement (TBA) - we have the potential to be North American energy self-sufficient by 2030 and enhance our energy security.

Keystone XL has drawn a lot of headlines, and it is well known that the project is in the national interest. Less well known is the U.S.–Mexico TBA.

The U.S.–Mexico TBA will govern the treatment of resources in the Gulf of Mexico that are located near the maritime border with Mexico. Congress is currently reviewing the agreement and both the House and Senate have introduced implementing legislation.

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 12, 2012

Industry’s federal lawsuit against the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) challenging its Section 1504 disclosure provision is about keeping U.S. oil and natural gas companies competitive with global rivals while finding a better way to foster transparency.

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