Trump Extends Drilling Ban In Eastern Gulf Plus Atlantic Coast of Florida, Georgia and SC click button

Trump Extends Drilling Ban In Eastern Gulf Plus Atlantic Coast of Florida, Georgia and SC

Yesterday the President traveled to Florida and in a surprising reversal (or “ambush” if you are an oil and gas lobbyist) of a draft plan he put in place two years ago that would open virtually the entire U.S. ocean to oil and gas drilling, he signed an order banning offshore drilling in the Eastern […]

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American energy CEOs heavily favor Republican candidates

American energy CEOs heavily favor Republican candidates

A newly published study by Harvard Law School and Tel-Aviv University examined 18 years of political donations from CEOs of S&P 1500 companies. The study, as Axios reported, found that “the chief executives of America’s largest public companies are more than twice as likely to lean Republican in their campaign contributions than to favor Democrats.”

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Former Oil Industry Lobbyist Nominated To Lead Interior

Former Oil Industry Lobbyist Nominated To Lead Interior

The Trump Administration did the expected and yesterday nominated Acting Secretary of Interior David Bernhardt, a former oil industry lobbyist and the top lawyer at Interior under Bush ’43 to take the top slot and officially replace Ryan Zinke.  Most industry experts expect that he will continue to push for expanding oil and gas drilling, […]

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