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The new Congress needs to go beyond unwinding the policy mess created by the last Congress.
The US is indeed in danger of losing the “energy race” to China, but not for the reason the administration thinks.
The president’s energy tax plan will kill 150,000 jobs.
How the environmentalist movement is weakening the West — and strengthening our enemies.
Although these bills are broadly referred to as “spill bills,” they are simply the latest iterations of the Democratic Party’s disdain for America’s energy producers
Why Robert Dudley's BP could be even riskier - Businessweek
New CEO plans to adopt high-risk strategy that turned Hayward into a pariah
BP board to discuss Hayward’s departure and replacement by Managing Director Robert Dudley; new appointee would be first American at top of the oil company
Three out of every four lobbyists who represent oil and gas companies previously worked in the federal government
Tracking Chinese investment: western hemisphere now top target - THE HERITAGE FOUNDATION
China has at least $2.5 trillion in foreign exchange and must, due to its own balance of payments rules, invest it all overseas
In his address from the oval office on Tuesday, President Obama used his pulpit not to assuage the concerns of those suffering in the Gulf region but instead to take advantage of the situation and make the case for his own policy agenda
Obama made the point that we will get to the energy future we want “[e]ven if we’re unsure exactly what that looks like. Even if we don’t yet know precisely how we’re going to get there.” That is clearly not how we got to the moon. It does seem to be how we are trying to plug the damn hole
BP exec: 'We care about the small people' - AP/Daily Caller
BP announces $20 billion escrow account administered by Ken Feinberg to pay out claims to those impacted by the spill
President Obama keeps trying to make our electric bills skyrocket. Now he’s seized on the BP fiasco as an excuse to do it
An effort to plug the ruptured oil well that is spewing oil into the Gulf of Mexico may halt the leak when oil giant BP tries it Sunday, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday
While you may hear over the next few weeks that it is easier to further limit domestic energy production in the U.S., remember that blocking new oil and gas exploration will only send more ocean tankers carrying foreign oil toward our coasts
There are no better stewards of Indian lands than the Indians themselves. Dorgan’s bill authorizes the Interior Department to delegate to willing and able tribes the responsibilities of Federal officers under the National Environmental Protection Act
Congress has a long history of overreacting to public tragedies with hasty legislation that—months or years later—we realize has unintended consequences (the latest health care reform law will no doubt fall into this category). We must be smart moving forward with energy legislation in light of this tragedy, because many times, even with the best intentions, Congress can do more harm than good
We cannot accept even the rare accident as an inevitable byproduct of oil production. This debate must not be cast in terms of safety versus steady supply. We must have both, and with hard work, we can
Plans for off-shore drilling leave us skeptical, yet hopeful