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Energy Trade Groups Urge Biden Administration to Support Domestic Energy Production, Finalize Robust Offshore Leasing Program

Energy Trade Groups Urge Biden Administration to Support Domestic Energy Production, Finalize Robust Offshore Leasing Program   WASHINGTON, D.C., August 1, 2023 — The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) today joined with 17 energy trade groups representing all sectors of the U.S. natural gas and […]

Drilled, Baby, Drilled

Wall Street Journal | Editorial Board | February 1, 2018 Readers of pre-millennial vintage may recall the 2008 presidential campaign when Republicans and especially Sarah Palin picked up the chant “drill, baby, drill” as a response to soaring oil prices. The theme was much derided, […]

Rep. Barton: Maintaining American Energy Supremacy

Star-Telegram | June 7, 2016 | Rep. Joe Barton Energy policy come-ons line up like barkers at a sideshow: Come and get your “energy independence,” your “energy security,” your “green plan,” your “all-the-above-strategy.” Somehow, “just keep winning” never seems to get a shout-out, but I’ve […]

NOIA Applauds Congressional Action to Lift Crude Oil Export Ban, Urges Progress on Proposed Offshore Well Control Rule

For Immediate Release: Friday, December 18, 2015 Contact: Nicolette Nye, (202) 465-8463, Washington, D.C. – Today, Congress passed the Omnibus Appropriations bill, H.R. 2029, which includes an important provision lifting the existing U.S. crude oil export ban. U.S. oil exports will strengthen America’s national and energy […]

Sen. Bill Cassidy: Obama’s Climate Hypocrisy

The Hill | Wednesday, December 9, 2015 | Senator Bill Cassidy As the Paris climate talks continue, President Obama has repeatedly made clear his belief that no challenge poses a greater threat to future generations than climate change. The president and his administration have attempted […]

Drew Johnson: Ending the oil export ban would be important victory for Congress

Washington Examiner | Monday, December 7, 2015 | Drew Johnson Republican-held majorities in both the House and Senate have missed one golden opportunity after the next to force President Obama's hand heading into next year's elections. Rather than spending this past year showcasing the ideological […]

Bill New: Let free markets work their magic

Daily Comet & Houma Today | Monday, November 23, 2015 | Bill New Louisiana is an energy state. We are America's second-largest crude oil producer. Almost 300,000 jobs in Louisiana are supported by the energy industry. Unfortunately, Louisiana's economy is not as strong as it could […]

Watch Rep. Kevin Cramer Discuss Reasons to Lift the Ban on U.S. Oil Exports

Valley News Live | Wednesday, November 11, 2015 | Rep. Kevin Cramer Watch Representative Kevin Cramer (R-ND) discuss the merits of lifting the U.S. crude oil export ban and the need for all forms of energy, including fossil fuels, on Valley News Live:

Sen. Begich: Oil exports worked for Alaska, and will for the Lower 48

The Hill | Wednesday, November 11, 2015 | Senator Mark Begich In April 1996 President Bill Clinton ended a 23-year-old ban on exporting Alaska North Slope crude oil that was put in place when the Trans-Alaska Pipeline was built in the 1970s. At the time […]

Hoeven: Highway bill can help lift crude oil export ban

The Dickinson Press | Friday, November 6, 2015 | Sen. John Hoeven Washington, D.C.-- Lifting the U.S. ban on crude oil exports is a smart move that will benefit not only North Dakota, but also our nation and our allies. That’s why I am working to […]
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