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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted July 8, 2011

API chief economist John Felmy and Seth Hanlon at the Center for American Progress discuss whether Washington should remove oil subsidies to reduce the deficit.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted July 7, 2011

With 9.1% unemployment and gasoline prices in the stratosphere, President Obama must sometimes wish that some big corporation would suddenly show up and offer a shovel-ready, multibillion-dollar project to create 100,000 jobs and reduce U.S. reliance on oil from dictatorships.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted July 6, 2011

Fueled in large part by the booming oil and natural gas industry, Oklahoma's economy continues to expand at an accelerating pace, with gross receipts for June outpacing the same month last year by more than 15 percent, state Treasurer Ken Miller said Tuesday.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted July 1, 2011

Market Tinkering or Shoddy Reporting?: Times' editors present this story as an independent investigation, as blowing the top off a conspiracy of silence from natural gas "insiders."

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted June 30, 2011

Twenty years ago, the Barnett Shale in North Texas was virtually unknown.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted June 29, 2011

The Obama administration has come under criticism for its decision to drain 30 million barrels from the nation's Strategic Petroleum Reserve, purportedly in an effort to address Libya's unrest and ease prices at the pump.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted June 28, 2011

Although oil and natural gas assets were less than 5 percent of the holdings in some of the biggest state and federal pension funds from 2005 to 2009, they still delivered 15.7 percent of those plans' returns during that time period, according to a report released today.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted June 27, 2011

A slowdown in offshore energy development in the year since the 2010 Gulf spill has cost the U.S. a projected 57.9 million barrels of oil, according to the American Petroleum Institute.

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