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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 11, 2010

In today's episode, I interview Chris John, president of the Louisiana Mid-Continent Oil & Gas Association, about Louisiana's response to the Gulf of Mexico oil spill and the importance of continuing offshore development. 

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domestic-energy  energy-reality  gulf-of-mexico  offshore-drilling  rhetoric-vs-reality 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 10, 2010

The Center for American Progress (CAP) has posted a study on its Web site that could be one of the most misleading, stunningly incorrect documents posted online in months. It asserts that U.S. government energy data show "a large portion of the oil produced in the Gulf Coast region is actually exported to other nations..."

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 5, 2010

A new Zogby poll shows that 63 percent of Americans believe offshore energy development should be expanded, despite the Deepwater Horizon tragedy. Interestingly, 62 percent of respondents also said they believe expansion plans should be postponed until the accident's cause is found. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 4, 2010

In the wake of the Deepwater Horizon accident, one of the most often asked questions is: What does this mean for the future of offshore drilling? 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 30, 2010

As southeasterly winds push oil into the Louisiana marshes today, several government agencies, the Navy, the oil and natural gas industry and wildlife experts are working to protect sensitive habitats. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 26, 2010

The U.S. Coast Guard is expected to hold another news conference at 4:00 East Coast time today about the Deepwater Horizon tragedy.

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deepwater-drilling  domestic-energy  energy-policy  offshore-drilling  royalties  technology-innovation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 21, 2010

Two new studies commissioned by API illustrate the benefits of the 1995 Deep Water Royalty Relief Act. As we explained on Monday, the act purposefully created financial incentives for drilling in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico, and it led to new technologies and huge investments in the production of domestic oil and natural gas.

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domestic-energy  energy-policy  florida  offshore-development  offshore-drilling  outer-continental-shelf 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 20, 2010

In today's episode, I interview Rep. Dean Cannon, Speaker Designate of the Florida House of Representatives, about his bill to open up Florida's State-owned waters to offshore drilling. Rep. Cannon says this proposed bill would help boost the state's economy while protecting Florida's tourism sector. He also references a recent study, conducted by the Willis Group, which shows the low risks associated with offshore drilling. 

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