Oil Export Momentum

The Wall Street Journal July 29, 2015 Opinion The Washington news isn’t all bad these days: Republicans and some Democrats are working hard to gather enough votes to repeal the 40-year ban on exporting crude oil. With gasoline prices hitting new lows, now is the right political moment to do something right for the economy […]

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Energy producers spar over ethanol mandate

The Hill July 28, 2015 By Timothy Cama Energy sector business groups locked horns Monday over the Obama administration’s latest proposed ethanol mandate, in a battle pitting fossil fuels against renewables. The oil industry, along with other organizations that oppose the mandate, told the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that its plan to ramp up ethanol […]

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Editorial: Inslee should stick to transportation deal made with GOP

The Spokesman-Review July 23, 2015 With the ink on his transportation bills signatures barely dry, Gov. Jay Inslee is reportedly close to signing an order that would wipe out more than $700 million in bicycle, pedestrian and other non-vehicular projects the bill funds, the proposed footbridge linking the University District and the East Sprague neighborhood […]

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Sky-High California Gas Prices Have a Green Additive

The Wall Street Journal July 17, 2015 By Allysia Finley For most American families, the ritual summertime road trip is a lot cheaper this year thanks to plunging gas prices, propelled in part by the U.S. shale-oil boom. The average gas price nationally has dropped by nearly 25% to $2.76 a gallon over the past […]

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Wave of new federal oil and gas mandates in the works

The Houston Chronicle July 6, 2015 By Jennifer A. Dlouhy A wave of federal regulation is set to hit the oil and gas industry in coming years, but the crests of the coming mandates are visible now, as administration officials race to draft and finalize proposals before President Barack Obama leaves office. Read the full […]

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