The New York Times Oct. 13, 2014 By Clifford Krauss Oil prices sank again on Monday, giving consumers more of a break and causing a split among OPEC leaders about what action should be taken, if any, to halt the slide. The price drop has led to a near free fall in gasoline prices in […]
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The Hill Oct. 8, 2014 By Timothy Cama The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) sent potential changes to the standard for ground-level ozone to the White House Office of Management and Budget onn Wednesday. The EPA has not said whether it will try to lower the Bush administration’s maximum limit of 75 parts per billion; it […]
The Hill By Tom Curry Oct. 8, 2014 The Jones Act, which requires that ships carrying cargo between U.S. ports be built in the United States and crewed by American citizens, has been on the books for nearly 100 years. It seems to have good “genes” for survival. But taking nothing for granted, American shipbuilders, […]
Oil & Gas Journal Oct. 2, 2014 By Nick Snow Tesoro Corp. Chief Executive Officer Gregory J. Goff called for a review of the Jones Act, a federal law dating from the 1920s that requires US-produced goods moving between US ports to do so aboard US-flagged vessels. “To move crude oil from the Gulf Coast […]
Bloomberg Oct. 2, 2014 By Jim Snyder A group of refiners that support a four-decade-old ban on oil exports today sought to debunk a key argument of opponents: that the U.S. can’t process all the light sweet crude being produced. The Consumers and Refiners United for Domestic Energy, which includes PBF Energy Inc. (PBF), released […]
The Washington Post Oct. 1, 2014 By Lori Montgomery Facing the prospect of a fully Republican Congress for the first time in eight years, GOP strategists are divided over how to advance a central tenet of their political agenda: a simpler U.S. tax code with sharply lower rates. In the House, Republicans weary of jousting […]
Politico By DARREN GOODE and ANDREW RESTUCCIA Sept. 30, 2014 Seeing no end to gridlock in Congress, national environmental groups are trying a new strategy for winning battles on climate change and green power: pouring record amounts of money into legislative races in a handful of states. The multimillion-dollar push by groups like the League […]