Oil Lobby

Congress Meets As Government Shutdown Looms

Congress abolished the 40-year ban on oil exports this past week, a victory for oil companies and conservatives that few thought conceivable until recently. [WSJ] The Senate has passed a much-anticipated bill proposing broad reforms to an existing chemical safety law — one which environmentalists have long argued puts the American public at unnecessary risk… Keep reading →

President Obama Speaks At Southern Site Of The Keystone Oil Pipeline

With President Obama’s unfortunate decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline, look for a number of reports and analyses advancing the notion that the president’s decision is a “stunning defeat” for our industry, Canada and members of Congress who support the project. We disagree. Canadian oil sands development that Keystone XL would have helped facilitate… Keep reading →