Source Rock Blog: oil export ban

by Jay Ottoson, Chairman on August 27, 2015 - 7:50am
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by Jack Ekstrom, Chairman on August 11, 2015 - 7:50am
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by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on July 30, 2015 - 8:42am
With the recent agreement between Iran and a coalition of the U.S., European allies, Russia and China aimed at delaying Iran’s nuclear weapons capability, President Obama is poised to put the finishing touches on his foreign policy legacy. In return for closer international inspections of nuclear facilities, Iran would enjoy a significant easing of economic sanctions, including the resumption of oil sales on the world market.Meanwhile, back in the United States, a 1970’s-era law, passed in reaction to the Arab oil embargo, remains in place. Based on the idea that oil is scare, the law...
by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on July 17, 2015 - 11:33am
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by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on July 2, 2015 - 6:50am
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by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on June 24, 2015 - 12:45pm
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by Tim Wigley, President on June 9, 2015 - 10:33am
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by Tim Wigley, President on June 2, 2015 - 7:53am
Support is strong among likely voters for Congress to overturn the crude oil export ban, with majorities across political parties in favor of repeal.As I highlighted in an earlier post on our recent national survey, the public is engaged on issues impacting the oil and natural gas industry, especially on exports.[[{"fid":"1978","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"Export Support","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[...
by Tim Wigley, President on May 13, 2015 - 5:10am
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by Tim Wigley, President on May 4, 2015 - 2:48pm
Spring is in full swing, and we’re already knee deep in the regulatory onslaught.So far this year, Western Energy Alliance has engaged in rulemaking on a new ozone standard, another round of Quad O air regulations, and greenhouse gas reporting, and now the Resource Management Plan amendments (RMPA) are hitting.We’ve filed a lawsuit along with Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) on the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) fracking rule, challenged the science on sage grouse, and formally objected to Forest Plans in the White River National Forest and Pawnee National Grasslands. We...

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