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Russia/Cuba Seeking Oil in the Gulf of Mexico

access  cuba  domestic energy  energy policy  gulf of mexico  offshore drilling  rhetoric vs reality  russia  global energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 19, 2010

America's "stuck in neutral" energy policy has just received another shot over the bow. This time it comes from Russia, which is one of several countries that are actively seeking oil and natural gas resources in the Western Hemisphere. 

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A Bipolar Energy Policy

access  domestic energy  energy development  energy policy  interior department  obama administration  offshore drilling  obama administrations energy policy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 18, 2010

Are you perplexed by the administration's energy policy? You're not alone. Many observers have noticed a disconnect between the administration's various energy proposals. 

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U.S. Energy Policy is 'Stuck in Neutral'

access  domestic energy  energy policy  leasing  offshore drilling  offshore energy  virginia 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 12, 2010

Gov. Bob McDonnell set the tone for yesterday's Summit on Virginia's Energy Future when he strode to the podium and said, "Welcome to the energy capital of the East Coast." 

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Another Step Toward Offshore Drilling

access  domestic energy  energy policy  leasing  offshore drilling  offshore energy  virginia 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 11, 2010

Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed two bills yesterday to make his state the "Energy Capital of the East Coast." 

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Energy Tomorrow Radio: Episode 102 - Development off Virginia's Coast

domestic energy  energy policy  leasing  offshore drilling  virginia 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 9, 2010

In today's episode, I interview Brett Vassey, president and CEO of the Virginia Manufacturers Association, about the state's energy summit scheduled for March 11 and the importance of accessing oil and natural gas resources off Virginia's coast.

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Offshore Drilling: More Delays?

access  domestic energy  energy policy  offshore drilling  over regulation 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 4, 2010

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says a new 2012-2017 Five-Year Plan providing a framework for offshore drilling will be released later this month. He made the announcement yesterday while testifying before a Senate panel on the department's proposed 2011 budget. 

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Offshore Drilling: What's the Administration's Agenda?

access  doi  domestic energy  drilling  energy development  energy policy  interior department  leasing  mms  offshore drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 3, 2010

As the ranking Republican on the House Natural Resources CommitteeRep. Doc Hastings (R-WA) is in a position to closely observe and act on the administration's proposed energy policies. 

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Offshore Drilling in the Sunshine State

domestic energy  florida  offshore drilling  offshore energy development 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 1, 2010

Offshore drilling will be on the agenda when Florida's annual legislative session begins tomorrow. No legislation has been introduced yet, but AP reports that resolutions have been introduced to lift drilling bans in federal waters near Florida's coastline. 

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