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by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs on September 26, 2016 - 10:53am

Energy policy is very much part of the discussion this election cycle. It’s encouraging to see candidates are pro-actively addressing issues facing our industry even as environmental groups and others press the candidates.

Today’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is...

by Aaron Johnson, Manager of Communications on September 20, 2016 - 8:35am
Keep It In The Ground protestersWho could be opposed to a more efficient and innovative government? Only the most extreme environmental activists, and that’s exactly what we’re witnessing this week as the Bureau of Land Management holds its first online auction for oil and natural gas leases on public lands.

The agency is using decades...

by Kathleen Sgamma, Vice President of Government and Public Affairs, and Ryan Streams, Regulatory Affairs Analyst on September 14, 2016 - 3:05pm

In a recent episode of JEOPARDY!, host Alex Trebek waded into fracking misinformation hot water with a question implying methane emissions from fracking. The premise to the question falsely stated that “mucho methane” is released during hydraulic fracturing.

It turns out that...