BREAKING: Waxman-Markey Cap & Trade Bill Pulled from Energy Subcommittee
In a Tuesday afternoon conference call with Rep. Steve Scalise (R-LA1), the congressman revealed that just this afternoon, the Waxman-Markey Cap-and-Trade Tax Bill was pulled from consideration by the Energy
The Winds of Change
Wind-generated electricity is key to our future success of energy independence. Oklahoma has long played a role as one of the country’s largest energy producing states. And with the recent
The Other Halliburton
Full disclosure: API covered the costs associated with my attending the OTC. Today as part of the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, Texas I had the opportunity to visit Halliburton
Found: A Grown-Up in the MSM!
That grown-up would be Robert J. Samuelson in the May 18 issue of Newsweek magazine. In an article entitled The Bias Against Oil and Gas, Samuelson demolishes the Obama Administration’s
My Obama 100 Days Scorecard
There has been a lot of talk about President Obama’s first 100 days in office. Both online and off, there’s also been much analysis about the so-called Obama “FAIL” movement.
Is It About Windmills Or Windfalls?
Promoted from the diaries by Skanderbeg. Do be sure to read down to the tabulation of the incipient green oligopoly that’s trying to coalesce around all this “AGW” nonsense…. After
Summary of Yesterday’s Conference Call With Rep. McCarthy (R-CA) and Rep. Scalise (R-LA)
Yesterday, several of us were in on a roughly bi-weekly conference call organized by Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA). The main focus of the call yesterday was the recent “center of
Renewables to the left of me, clean coal to the right, here I am stuck in the middle with Chu
Marc Gunther at Climatebiz.com has a good piece on the counter productive hostility towards nuclear within the environmental movement and among Democratic congressional leaders. It’s Time to Re-Think Nukes The
Florida House Bill Would Lift Offshore Drilling Ban
H/T www.ocsbbs.com, From EnergyCurrent.com It’s not what you may think; this proposal covers Florida State waters, within 10 miles of shore. They have structured the deal so that it will
FERC Chief: King of the Land of Rainbow Stew
Everyone in the Obama Administration seems to be infected with the same disease: If we repeat this bulls*** long enough and loud enough, it just might come true! And never
Carbon Cap and Tax: Environmental Oppression You Can Count On
This week, as the stock market continues its perilous slide towards an unknown abyss; the House Energy and Commerce Committee will begin hearings on a national energy tax bill that
Sarah Palin on AGW, Alaska, and domestic energy
Conservatives for Science: Sarah Palin on AGW, Alaska, and domestic energy Several media outlets and blogs have taken note of Gov. Sarah Palin’s recent remarks on oil and natural gas
The Let’s-Hogtie-the-American-Economy-and-Throw-It-In-the-Ditch Act of 2009
Promoted from the diaries by EPU On March 31st, a bill co-sponsored by Reps. Henry Waxman (D-People’s Republic of Beverly Hills) and Edward Markey (D-MA) was filed in the House.
Governor Palin Testifies on AK’s Outer Continental Shelf and Announces Point Thomson Oil Rig Mobilization (Updated: 2306 EDT)
Alaska Governor Sarah Palin on April 14, 2009 testified “before Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar in a federal hearing in Anchorage, urging the Obama administration to” permit responsible development
San Francisco utility buys video game power production
The San Francisco-area utility company PG&E wants to buy fictional energy from a company that up until now builds air conditioning and solar power for individual homes and buildings. Specifically,