In the Pipeline: 3/6/13

Nooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!   The wind crew is bitterly clinging to its tax credits. They probably don’t have religion or guns. Politico (3/5/13) reports: “Two months after Congress rescued it, the wind industry’s crucial tax credit is back on the countdown to extinction. The fiscal cliff deal revived the wind-production tax credit on New Year’s Day just hours after it […]

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In the Pipeline: 2/11/13

If some is good, more is better. Free Beacon (2/8/13) reports: “Interior secretary nominee Sally Jewell previously served on the board of an environmental group that has filed dozens of lawsuits against the federal government, including against the Department of Interior. Jewell, who was nominated by President Barack Obama Wednesday, joined the board of the National Parks Conservation […]

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Fracking and Job Creation

One of the few booming sectors in the U.S. economy is oil and natural gas. Domestic development has been helped by high worldwide prices for crude, but the improvements in horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing—“fracking”—have also been very important. In a new report, researchers at the University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA) estimate that […]

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Rising Gas Prices and the U.S. Refining Industry

  WASHINGTON D.C. — The American Energy Alliance released a white paper today detailing the factors that contribute to the rising cost of gasoline — a combination of crude oil costs, taxes, distribution and marketing, refining costs, infrastructure issues, and regulations. The white paper, entitled “Rising Gasoline Prices and the U.S. Refining Industry” combines the […]

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