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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted April 8, 2010

As J. Hunt Perkins points out in a Lexington Herald-Leader op-ed, there's something wrong with an energy policy that promotes offshore drilling but at the same time, proposes to place higher taxes on the oil and the natural gas industry.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 2, 2010

Tomorrow Interior Secretary Ken Salazar will defend his agency's proposed 2011 budget before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee. Salazar calls it a "tough choices budget" requesting about $12 billion for the Interior Department (DOI), which is a slight decrease from 2010. (Environment & Energy Daily

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 26, 2010

If you've been watching the Olympics and a few other programs on television recently, it's quite possible you've seen API's most recent ads. Nick Snow of the Oil & Gas Journal saw the ads and wrote a column about API's advertising and outreach efforts. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 17, 2010

To understand the potential impact of the administration's proposed budget, one must be able to connect the dots. Simply put, one must be able to anticipate how a policy proposed by the federal government could eventually affect the average American consumer. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 11, 2010

An op-ed by Bernard Weinstein, associate director of the Macguire Energy Institute and an adjunct professor of Business Economics at the Cox School of Business at Southern Methodist University, adds some much needed common sense to today's political discussion about energy taxes

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 4, 2010

There's never a dull moment in the energy business. Check out just a few of the things that have happened during the past few days: 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 2, 2010

Whenever someone in government makes a major announcement, pay close attention to the words used and don't take them at face value. Here's a case-in-point: Yesterday, White House Budget Director Peter Orszag said the president's proposed budget would "eliminate fossil fuel subsidies." 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 1, 2010

The White House released its 2011 budget proposal today, containing several new taxes on the oil and natural gas industry.

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 19, 2010

There's an old adage among economists that says, "If you tax something, you get less of it." Apparently Gov. Ed Rendell of Pennsylvania isn't familiar with that expression. 

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