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clean-air-act  energy-policy  epa34  ghg34  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 5, 2010

This week, three more members of Congress introduced legislation to prevent the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from regulating greenhouse gas emissions (GHGs) under the Clean Air Act. As one sponsor Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-Mo.) said, the regulations "will undo any positive things that we can do for our economy." (AP

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bp234  department-of-energy  domestic-energy  oil-demand  oil-supply  fuel-consumption  global-oil 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 5, 2010

News flash: Global oil demand is expected to peak between 95 and 110 million barrels a day, according to BP's CEO Tony Hayward. As reported by Reuters yesterday, Hayward expects oil demand will begin to decline probably after 2020. Today the world consumes about 85 million barrels of oil a day.

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deficit  energy-policy  gasoline  taxes  edward-markey  energy  doi34 

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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drilling  energy  energy-policy  jack-gerard  job-creation  oil-company-jobs  jobs-bill 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 3, 2010

Jobs continue to be one of the main topics of conversation in Washington. API's President and CEO Jack Gerard explains the oil and natural gas industry's potential as a jobs creator in the video below:

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air-quality  emissions  energy-policy  environmental-protection-agency  epa34  ozone  ulsd  ultra-low-sulfur-diesel  ozone-pollution-standard 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 3, 2010

In testimony delivered in Houston yesterday, API's Policy Advisor Ten Steichen told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its proposed new ozone pollution standard would exact significant costs on consumers, jobs and the economy without providing commensurate benefits.

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domestic-energy  energy-policy  intangible-drilling-costs  obama-administration  tax-deductions  taxes 

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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energy-policy  obama-tax-policy  taxes 

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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domestic-energy  energy-policy  energy-reality  obama-administration  offshore-drilling  state-of-the-union 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted January 29, 2010

The President's remarks about oil and natural gas development during the State of the Union speech Wednesday triggered many thoughtful--and thought-provoking--comments from bloggers around the country.

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