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Ground Water Protection Council: State Regulations "Adequately Designed"

energy  ground water  ground water protection council  hydraulic fracturing  podcast  study  us department of energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 28, 2009

A new study by the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) found that state regulations governing oil and natural gas field operations are "adequately designed" to protect ground water.

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Energy Tomorrow Radio: Episode 82 - Hurricane Preparedness for the Oil and Natural Gas Industry

energy  energy policy  gulf coast  gulf of mexico  hurricane preparedness  hurricanes  offshore drilling  podcast  coast 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 26, 2009

In this week's episode, I talk with Tim Sampson, manager for exploration and production at API, and Roland Goodman, manager of upstream standards at API, about how the oil and natural gas industry prepares for storms during hurricane season.

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Blogger Conference Call: "Chevron Exploration in the Gulf of Mexico"

chevron  deepwater  domestic energy  energy  exploration  gulf of mexico  offshore drilling 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 20, 2009

Last week, I had the pleasure of hosting 15 bloggers on a conference call about the challenges of deepwater exploration and the impact of these projects on the U.S. economy.

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Did You Know...

canada  cera  energy  energy iq  imports  oil sands 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 20, 2009

...that the United States imports more oil from Canada than any other country?

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A new burden on American families

congress  energy  energy policy  taxes  budget 

Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted May 19, 2009

Recently, the administration sent Congress a budget proposal that included at least $400 billion in new taxes and fees on the oil and natural gas industry--a plan that will put an economic burden on hard-working Americans and their families.

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Climate Bill: 'Unacceptable as Drafted'

climate  energy  energy policy  waxman-markey bill 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 18, 2009

In a conference call with reporters today, API President and CEO Jack Gerard said the Waxman-Markey bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions is "unacceptable as drafted."

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Cap-and-Trade Deal 'Inequitable'

congress  energy  energy policy  epa  greenhouse gas emissions  waxman-markey bill 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 15, 2009

Members of Congress trying to hammer out a bill to reduce greenhouse gas emissions have reached agreement on the distribution of valuable carbon dioxide permits.

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What Do Baseball and Oil Have in Common?

pump price update  prices  gasoline prices  gasoline  energy 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 15, 2009

I like baseball. I particularly like the fact that baseball fans can quote statistics and recall spectacular games that occurred more than a century ago.

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Oil Demand Down

energy  energy demand  gasoline  imports  consumption 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2009

If you're looking for a key indicator to illustrate the weakness in the U.S. economy, just look at oil demand.

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Chevron CEO David O'Reilly speaks to Boston College Chief Executives' Club of Boston

taxes  supply  energy policy  energy  demand  chevron 

Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted May 13, 2009

On Thursday, May 7, Chevron chairman and CEO David O'Reilly addressed 250 corporate executives at the Boston College Chief Executives' Club of Boston.

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