Biden Moves to Wreck U.S. Oil Industry

Pump jacks operate in front of a drilling rig in an oil field in Midland, Texas, in 2018. (Nick Oxford/Reuters)
New EPA methane-emission regulations will strangle domestic oil production, enrich our adversaries, and damage the global environment.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T he Biden administration is escalating its war against the American oil industry.

According to an article in the November 2, 2021, Wall Street Journal, Biden’s EPA will soon issue regulations requiring that all associated natural gas released in conjunction with oil production be put in pipelines for delivery to market:

The Environmental Protection Agency would seek for the first time to regulate methane at existing wells nationwide, a move smaller producers fought for years. The move would place roughly a million new and existing wells under EPA methane regulation, with stricter requirements for new wells in addition to the first-time regulations for

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