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keystone-xl-pipeline  energy-policy  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 9, 2012

Good editorial in Canada’s The Globe and Mail newspaper, calling on President Obama to approve the Keystone XL pipeline

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offshore-energy  keystone-xl-pipeline  energy-policy  energy  election  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 8, 2012

A big winner in the recent election: Energy. Both presidential candidates voiced supported for domestic oil and natural gas development, and President Obama’s re-election was based, in part, on his commitment to American oil and gas.

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taxes  keystone-xl  energy-policy  election  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 7, 2012

What to expect on energy in a second Obama term? Reuters has a pair of analyses, here and here, predicting tougher federal regulation of oil and natural gas, new restrictions on natural gas production and use, continued tight access to reserves on federal lands and waters and a renewed push for higher taxes on energy companies.

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access  domestic-energy  election  energy  energy-policy  vote-for-energy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 5, 2012

CNBC’s “Squawk Box” has this interview with former GE Chairman Jack Welch in which he discusses the impact regulation could have on U.S. energy development and the economy – central themes in the 2012 election

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access  energy-policy  vote-4-energy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 2, 2012

Most of this year our “Vote 4 Energy” campaign has encouraged Americans to consider their vote through an energy lens – assessing candidates at various levels by their stances on the strategies and policies that would most effectively strengthen our country’s energy security.

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technology  natural-gas  hydraulic-fracturing  energy-policy  energy  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted November 1, 2012

Bismarck, N.D., television station KFYR has an interesting story on its website noting that hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling – which spurred booming oil production from the Bakken Shale and oil and natural gas from other shale plays – have paved the way for new technologies that could expand the Bakken oil recovery rate

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access  domestic-energy  energy  energy-policy  natural-gas  unconventional-oil  vote4energy 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 25, 2012

America has a lot of oil and natural gas that's "unconventional" - energy trapped in a shale and other rock formations that can be producted through horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. So says a study released this week by respected energy consultant IHS Global Insight: By 2035, unconventional oil and natural gas development could yield more than $5.1 trillion in capital spending into the economy, support 3.5 million jobs and generate $2.5 trillion in cumulative federal, state and local tax receipts.

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access  domestic-energy  energy  energy-policy  natural-gas  unconventional-oil 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 23, 2012

There are some eye-popping numbers in a new study of America’s unconventional oil and natural gas potential by IHS Global Insight, out today. There’s news coverage from Fuel Fix.com here, and Reuters has it here.

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permitting  leasing  exploration  energy-policy  energy  domestic-energy  access 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 22, 2012

t’s tempting – while contemplating a rebuttal to the latest claim that oil companies pay billions of dollars to “sit” on federal oil and natural gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico – to simply refer to previous rebuttals when the claim was made in 2009 and again last year.

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