Post Tagged with: "foreign oil"

October 25, 2012 08:23

Perverse environmentalist oil ethics

It’s time to apply the same legal, ethical and credibility standards to these “socially responsible” outfits that they insist on applying to the corporations they denounce. Keep that in mind the next time you see EPA, Greenpeace, Co-operative Bank or anyone else taking pot shots at oil sands or Keystone.

September 11, 2012 05:26

You Lie! Interior Secretary Salazar Tells Energy Whoppers at Convention

Salazar claimed that Obama energy policies were responsible for reduced oil imports, for record natural gas production, for American auto manufacturers making cars that ‘Americans want to buy,’ and for creating hundreds of thousands of jobs in the renewable sector. But the facts are not on Secretary Salazar’s side.

June 2, 2011 06:55

Oil, Democracy and ‘Drill, Baby, Drill’

[W]e provide support to authoritarian states and inhibit the growth of democracy in those countries. This is one more reason to drill, drill, drill domestically, in places like the Eagle Ford Field in Texas.

February 11, 2011 09:04

Gingrich Calls for Ending EPA War Against American Oil, Gas and Coal

Gingrich speaking at the Conservative Political Action Committee (CPAC) in Washington called for an end to the EPA’s “war against American oil and gas.” He attacked the Obama administration’s environmental policies that “kill American jobs” and help our enemies. Gingrich also said the U.S. has more coal to produce energy than Saudi Arabia has oil to produce energy, and it is insane for our Government to hinder clean-coal technology and the building of coal-powered power plants.

February 9, 2011 07:02

Deepwater Spill Was Just an Excuse

The problem the U.S. faces, of course, is not too much overseas competition per se from adversaries like Cuba or China. It is domestic restrictions and regulations that restrict the nation’s ability to drill for its own oil and natural gas.

June 25, 2010 06:01

The Bait-And-Switch On Cap-And-Trade

He followed the established but failed practice of proposing complex, indirect remedies that aim to hide costs from consumers (and thus, voters). At best, this political sleight-of-hand makes import reductions and emission controls far more costly to achieve than would otherwise be the case. Economic harm is the more likely outcome.