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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 29, 2011

The Real Story You Won't Hear in Washington: Big numbers make headlines - like our announcement of $10.7 billion in earnings for the first quarter of 2011.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 28, 2011

There are five compelling reasons why the next Congress should not renew the decades-old congressional ban on drilling for domestic oil and natural gas in areas now considered off-limits, according to a new study: Jobs, revenue, economic growth, public demand, and energy independence.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 27, 2011

Louisiana lawmakers repeated their objections Tuesday to any new taxes or reduced subsidies for the oil and gas industry after House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said he is open to the idea."Whether its proposed by President Obama or Speaker Boehner, I will strongly fight against any attempt to raise billions of dollars in new taxes on American energy exploration, particularly at a time when President Obama's policies have led to skyrocketing gas prices and have run more than 12,000 jobs out of the U.S. while making our country more dependent on Middle Eastern oil," Rep. Steve Scalise, R-Jefferson, said...

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 26, 2011

Project engineer, gas marketing administrator, landman, heavy equipment operator, compressor technician, business development director, regulatory clerk, petrophysicist.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 25, 2011

Career options in our region are expanding mightily due to Marcellus shale development...

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 22, 2011

If the administration is going to strip away some red tape, as President Obama said when he penned an executive order telling federal agencies to get rid of ineffective and outdated regulations, one group of top state officials has 33 good places for U.S. EPA to start.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 21, 2011

Major oil companies have developed a joint fast-response capability for containing spills as well as a research team to produce a foolproof blowout preventer for industrywide use.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 19, 2011

In Sunday's Times, we assessed the Interior Department's progress in revamping the Minerals Management Service, the scandal-ridden agency responsible for regulating offshore oil and gas drilling and collecting royalties from oil development on public lands.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 18, 2011

Drilling jobs could be created in eastern Ohio, where unemployment rates are much higher than the state and national averages.

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted April 15, 2011

The nation's economic outlook, by most metrics, is grim. In Pennsylvania, modest overall employment growth is projected over the next year, the USA Today reports.

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