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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 3, 2010

There's no doubt that consumers rely on oil and natural gas to enhance their quality of life. The cars we drive, the food we eat, the medicines we need--each is touched by America's oil and natural gas industry.

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access  doi34  domestic-energy  drilling  energy-development  energy-policy  interior-department  leasing  mms34  offshore-drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 3, 2010

As the ranking Republican on the House Natural Resources CommitteeRep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) is in a position to closely observe and act on the administration's proposed energy policies. 

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bakken-formation  bakken-shale  domestic-energy  efficiency  north-dakota 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 2, 2010

The blogosphere is buzzing about a recent Wall Street Journal editorial titled, "Oil Industry Booms--in North Dakota." The article discusses the state's recent economic prosperity as companies utilize advanced technologies to turn the Bakken Shale deposit into one of the fastest-growing oil-producing areas in the United States. 

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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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domestic-energy  florida  offshore-drilling  offshore-energy-development 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 1, 2010

Offshore drilling will be on the agenda when Florida's annual legislative session begins tomorrow. No legislation has been introduced yet, but AP reports that resolutions have been introduced to lift drilling bans in federal waters near Florida's coastline. 

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access  california  domestic-energy  offshore-drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 26, 2010

Bruce Allen, a physicist from Santa Barbara, California, is a man on a mission. As co-founder of SOS California (Stop Oil Seeps California), he came to Washington this week to deliver a message that he believes could change the debate over offshore energy development

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access  alaska  domestic-energy  over-regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 25, 2010

The Commonwealth of Virginia has signaled that it's ready for offshore energy development

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domestic-energy  energy-policy  hydraulic-fracturing 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 24, 2010

A few days ago, two members of Congress launched an investigation into the energy development practice known as hydraulic fracturing. Reps. Henry Waxman (D - Calif.) and Edward Markey (D - Mass.) sent letters to eight hydraulic-fracturing companies to request information on the substances used in the process. 

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access  domestic-energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted February 23, 2010

In today's episode, I speak with attendees at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) about the importance of domestic production and exploration of oil and natural gas and how accessing those resources could improve the nation's economy. 

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