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Energy Today - February 23, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 23, 2011

While oil is priced in a global market, if concerned about the stability of where the U.S. gets its oil, then it should be very good news that our neighbor to the north is our number one source.

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Energy Today - February 22, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 22, 2011

"New production data shows shale's promise and growth," reports the Scranton Times-Tribune over the weekend.

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Energy Today - February 18, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 18, 2011

Marine Well Containment Co., a nonprofit group whose founders include Exxon Mobil Corp. and ConocoPhillips, said an initial response system for future oil spills in the Gulf of Mexico has been completed.

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Energy Today - February 17, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 17, 2011

Now, one could argue in the abstract whether a tax credit or deduction constitutes a gift of "taxpayer money" (i.e., the government's) or an opportunity for the taxpayer in question to remit less of his own money to the government.

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Energy Today - February 16, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 16, 2011

West Virginia would harness the ongoing boom in Marcellus shale natural gas drilling to bolster its ailing chemical and manufacturing industries, under an administration plan unveiled Tuesday.

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Energy Today -- February 15, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 15, 2011

The White House followed through on US President Barack Obama's promise to eliminate oil and gas incentives and preferences with a fiscal 2012 federal budget request that would increase direct taxes on the industry by an estimate $3.472 billion next year and $43.612 billion over 10 years.

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Energy Today - February 14, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 14, 2011

Despite pressure from some members, Senate Democratic leaders are reluctant to embrace an increase in the gas tax as they search for ways to rebuild the nation's infrastructure.

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Energy Today - February 11, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 11, 2011

US oil and gas producers would not be able to compete successfully against their foreign counterparts if long-standing rules covering taxes on foreign income are changed, a new study by Wood Mackenzie found.

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Energy Today - February 10, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 10, 2011

The Interior Department's top offshore drilling regulator met with officials from major oil companies Tuesday and said he sees progress in their efforts to improve their capability to contain blown-out deepwater wells.

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Energy Today - February 9, 2011

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Rayola Dougher

Rayola Dougher
Posted February 9, 2011

After recently being branded "yesterday's energy" by President Obama, the oil-and-gas industry is pushing back at Democratic efforts to roll back tax credits and deductions used by energy companies.

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