EPA Rule: All Pain, No Gain
In President Obama’s Year of Action, the EPA levied another unilateral tax on America’s struggling economy Monday with expensive new sulfur standards. The new mandates will cost the energy industry an estimated $10 billion, impact small refineries most, and goose gas …
Obama Announces New ‘Oil-Market Manipulator’ Hunt Four Years Straight
President Obama’s big initiative for the day is yet another pledge to crack down on nefarious energy traders who are driving up prices of oil and gasoline.
Under pressure to take action on rising gasoline prices, President Barack …
The Cost of Obama’s Gulf Oil Permit Slowdown
Yesterday, I reported on Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal pointing out that during a late winter of skyrocketing gasoline prices, the president who keeps taking credit for increased domestic oil production has actually slowed the approval of leases and permits in …
Norway: ‘Our Energy Sector Rocks!’ With a Side of Green Guilt
I am back, and an all-new Morning Jolt will be hitting your e-mailboxes later this morning. (This assumes, of course, you subscribe.) As you might expect, I go over some of the highlights of the cruise, including this observation about …
Salazar Lied About Oil Production on Federal Lands
Yesterday I pointed out that the production of fossil fuels on federal lands is down from fiscal 2010 to fiscal 2011 (October 1, 2009, to September 30, 2010, compared to October 1, 2010, to September 30, 2011).
This is significant because the administration is . . . well, lying. Not long ago, Interior …