Source Rock Blog: overreach

by Kathleen Sgamma, President on April 3, 2017 - 12:16pm
Optimism abounds in the oil and natural gas industry since November 9th when Donald Trump unexpectedly won election. Like any industry, ours is a diverse one with all political viewpoints. But it was no secret that the Obama Administration was hostile to our industry and used regulatory overreach to make American development and production of oil and natural gas more difficult. The optimism results from not having four more years of a hostile regulatory environment, and the chance to overturn the redundant federal regulatory overreach that went far beyond reasonable oversight of oil and...
by Ryan Streams, Manager of Regulatory Affairs on March 22, 2017 - 8:29am
As the Senate weighs Congressional Review Act action on the BLM venting and flaring rule, activist groups like EDF have reached new levels in their campaign to save BLM’s disastrously expensive and ill-conceived rule. In its latest plea for action, EDF features what can only be described as creative writing in its completely unsupported claims about methane and the oil and natural gas industry.The group created an online form letter for its supporters to send to Congress urging lawmakers to vote against overturning BLM’s rule. The page begins, “2016 was the hottest year on record—and rising...
by Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Public Affairs on March 9, 2017 - 3:06pm
[[{"fid":"3711","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":"242","width":"361","style":"float: right;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]The political strategy for environmental activist groups during the Trump Administration is...
by Kathleen Sgamma, President on February 16, 2017 - 8:54am
[[{"fid":"3639","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"style":"float: right; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 10px;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]The Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA) recently put out a Myth v....
by Ryan Streams, Manager of Regulatory Affairs on February 1, 2017 - 10:02am
[[{"fid":"3604","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":"204","width":"340","style":"float: right; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 10px;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]Given Western Energy Alliance’s status as a plaintiff...
by Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Public Affairs on January 20, 2017 - 1:41pm
[[{"fid":"3579","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":"258","width":"345","style":"float: right; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 10px;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]The inauguration is complete and Donald Trump is...
by Kathleen Sgamma, President on January 10, 2017 - 2:32pm
[[{"fid":"2057","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"courtroom","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"alt":"courtroom","height":"226","width":"339","style":"float: right; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 10px;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]As Woody Allen once said, 80...
by Aaron Johnson, Vice President of Public Affairs on January 9, 2017 - 2:17pm
[[{"fid":"3530","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":"326","width":"244","style":"float: right; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 10px;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]Environmental activist group 350.org kicked off 2017...
by Aaron Johnson, Manager of Communications on December 8, 2016 - 11:57am
[[{"fid":"3463","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":"259","width":"359","style":"float: right; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 10px;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]Keep-It-in-the-Ground activists were sparse in Denver...
by Kathleen Sgamma, President on December 7, 2016 - 8:43am
[[{"fid":"3451","view_mode":"default","fields":{"format":"default","field_file_image_alt_text[und][0][value]":"","field_file_image_title_text[und][0][value]":"","field_tags[und]":"","media_title[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][value]":"","media_description[und][0][format]":"panopoly_wysiwyg_text","field_license[und]":"none"},"type":"media","link_text":null,"attributes":{"height":"228","width":"392","style":"float: right; margin-bottom: 10px; margin-left: 10px;","class":"panopoly-image-original media-element file-default"}}]]I don’t think anyone was surprised by the fact that the...

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