Repeal and replace needed for offshore energy too

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Washington Examiner | February 3, 2017 | Randall Luthi As the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress work on the list of Obama-era laws, regulations, and executive orders they intend to overturn, let’s hope those that decreased energy security by denying access to offshore energy resources are close to the […] Read more »

Opinion: Make drilling great again

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Houma Today | January 19, 2017 | Shane Comeaux People from other states say we speak a different language in Louisiana, and in this case, they are right. Here in Louisiana, we translate Donald Trump’s campaign slogan into “make drilling great again.” This is what the families and businesses that […] Read more »

GOP plots legislative assault as Dems dig in

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E&E News | December 13, 2016 | Arianna Skibell As the 114th Congress wrapped up last week, the House Natural Resources Committee’s top Democrat looked ahead to the 115th, saying he expects Republicans to use every tool at their disposal to roll back environmental regulations, including a rarely deployed legislative […] Read more »

The audacity of smothering regulation

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The Hill | November 11, 2016 | Rep. Rob Bishop Early in his tenure, President Obama pledged to pursue an “all-the-above” energy strategy. He then dedicated his administration to a smothering regulatory attack on the absolute majority of energy resources that American’s use in their daily lives. He tasked federal agencies […] Read more »

Proposed rule gives feds undue authority over offshore air

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BIC Magazine | August 4, 2016 | Lori LeBlanc Here we go again. With only five months until a new president takes office, the current administration is taking another swing at the offshore oil and gas industry. This latest punch is once again an overreaching, misguided rule developed with limited […] Read more »

Cutting Arctic leases will eliminate opportunities in Alaska, rest of America

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UPI | July 22, 2016 | Randall Luthi The United States’ Outer Continental Shelf is the source of huge opportunity for our country, supporting thousands of well-paying jobs and offering a supply of reasonably priced, reliable energy, which could meet our needs for decades. Despite this potential, the federal government […] Read more »

NOIA Reviewing New Financial Assurance and Risk Management Requirements

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For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 14, 2016 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org NOIA Reviewing New Financial Assurance and Risk Management Requirements Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the financial assurance and risk management requirements announced today by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management:  “We are […] Read more »

Arctic Rule Must Enhance Safety AND Foster a Robust Arctic Energy Leasing Program

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For Immediate Release: Thursday, July 7, 2016 Contact:  Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, nicolette@nullnoia.org Arctic Rule Must Enhance Safety AND Foster a Robust Arctic Energy Leasing Program Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement on the Final Arctic Rule released today by the Department of the Interior: “Given current market […] Read more »

NOIA Urges Continued Dialogue on Proposed Air Quality Rule

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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, June 21, 2016 Contact:  Justin Williams, (202) 465-8464, jwilliams@nullnoia.org NOIA Urges Continued Dialogue on Proposed Air Quality Rule Washington, D.C. – NOIA President Randall Luthi issued the following statement after joint trade comments were filed yesterday on BOEM’s Air Quality Control, Reporting and Compliance Proposed Rule: “NOIA is […] Read more »

Report: Obama’s oil tax would mean huge tax hike for gasoline

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Washington Examiner | June 9, 2016 | Kyle Feldscher The Obama administration’s proposed $10.25 tax on each barrel of crude oil produced in the United States would be one of the biggest tax increases on gasoline in history, a report released Thursday showed. Alaska Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski, chairwoman of […] Read more »