Tag: White House

Trump wasn’t a real CEO. No wonder his White House is disorganized

Trump wasn’t a real CEO. No wonder his White House is disorganized

Running a family business isn’t same as running public corporation By Bert Spector Throughout the 2016 presidential campaign, Donald Trump made much of his business experience, claiming he’s been “creating jobs and rebuilding neighborhoods my entire adult life.” The fact that he was from the business world rather than a career politician was something that […]

By February 22, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Trump to meet Prime Minister Trudeau on Monday for talks on trade

Trump to meet Prime Minister Trudeau on Monday for talks on trade

Trump says NAFTA disastrous for American workers By David Ljunggren OTTAWA, Feb 9 (Reuters) – Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will hold his first talks with U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday amid tensions over whether the administration plans protectionist measures that could cripple Canada’s economy. The two leaders also have differing views about immigration […]

By February 9, 2017 0 Comments Read More →
White House touts shale gas revolution’s role in reviving US manufacturing

White House touts shale gas revolution’s role in reviving US manufacturing

If you’ve noticed more “Made in America” labels, keep in mind it was made possible by the US shale revolution by Seth Whitehead, EnergyInDepth EID has highlighted many times how cheap and abundant shale natural gas, made possible by hydraulic fracturing, has brought manufacturing back to life in America. And to celebrate Manufacturing Day last Friday, the […]

By October 11, 2016 1 Comments Read More →
White House appealing US courts fracking decision as debate swirls over impact

White House appealing US courts fracking decision as debate swirls over impact

White House says will continue to defend legal authority to regulate hydraulic fracturing on public lands Environmental groups and the Obama Administration say they plan to appeal a federal judge’s decision to overturn Bureau of Land Management’s fracking rules. A ruling an attorney for these groups said the ruling will have far-reaching impacts over future regulation […]

API welcomes new pipeline safety legislation, improves regulation transparency

API welcomes new pipeline safety legislation, improves regulation transparency

Polling shows 82% of American voters support increased energy infrastructure, including strong majorities of Republicans (88%) Independents (88%) and Democrats (74%) Washington- The American Petroleum Institute welcomed new pipeline safety legislation recently signed into law by President Obama. S. 2276, the PIPES Act, gives Congress and pipeline operators transparency into the regulatory process and sets […]

White House repudiates “Keep-It-In-The-Ground” activists

White House repudiates “Keep-It-In-The-Ground” activists

Producing oil and natural gas from federal lands has a role to play in that reality, which these protestors are simply being too “naïve” to accept By Jackie Stewart, Energy In Depth It’s been a rough last few weeks for the “Keep-It-In-The-Ground” (KIITG) movement. As E&E News reported, the White House, in a response to a […]

Obama’s methane rules targeting vulnerable independent producers according to IPAA

Obama’s methane rules targeting vulnerable independent producers according to IPAA

New regs threaten threatens 20% of oil production, 13% of natural gas production from America’s smallest producers The American oil and gas industry is pushing back on the Obama Administration’s new fugitive methane regulations, arguing that long-term efforts to reduce emissions have gone unrecognized. The EPA is toughening regulations, hoping to reduce oil and gas methane emissions […]

The climate math of EPA’s costly methane rule

The climate math of EPA’s costly methane rule

New methane emissions regulations suggest EPA head Gina McCarthystill doesn’t understand oil and gas industry The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently proposed new rules targeting methane and other emissions from the oil and natural gas industry, which the agency claims are required to “combat climate change.” The White House is also discussing new methane restrictions […]

Advanced nuclear power reactors get DOE investment, political support

Advanced nuclear power reactors get DOE investment, political support

Moniz says Administration supports nuclear power generation “to power America for years to come” Energy Minister Ernest Moniz says the American government will spend up to $80 million to support research into advanced nuclear power generation in support of the White House’s goal to produce more “carbon-free energy.” The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced […]

By January 15, 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Selling Strategic Petroleum Reserves bolsters energy security

Selling Strategic Petroleum Reserves bolsters energy security

Strategic Petroleum Reserve protects against supply disruptions that could cause price spike This week’s budget deal between the White House and top lawmakers sells off a chunk of oil in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to raise general revenue for the government’s coffers and offset part of the budget deal’s cost. Like many, I have argued […]

By October 30, 2015 0 Comments Read More →