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H. Sterling Burnett: The Pro’s and Con’s of Romney’s Energy Plan

A great deal of ink has been spilled by commentators, journalists, and policy wonks since the release August 24th of presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s energy plan. Continue reading

Marita Noon: The “Yes, You Can” vs. “No, You Can’t” Energy Plan

President Obama’s energy policies have kept investment and jobs out of America; Romney’s energy plan can bring money and jobs back. Analysts are picking apart Romney’s 21-page energy plan that was introduced in Hobbs, New Mexico on August 23rd. Is energy independence by 2020 possible, or is it, as the Financial Times posited, “an act of hubris?” More important than whether or not his energy play is realistic is the international implications of his “independence” assertion and how he plans to get there. Continue reading

What’s an Electric Car Champion Doing in Romney’s Inner Circle?

Romney advisor Dan Senor says that traditional oil drilling is the technology of the past. The ‘real economic growth’ is in cleantech and greentech.

Well nobody said it was a perfect team. Continue reading

Oil industry presses Obama on regulation

The US oil industry is increasing the pressure on President Barack Obama to pull back from new regulations on oil and gas production, stepping up its election advertising campaign in five key battleground states. Continue reading

Romney To Focus On Fossil Fuels

Energy Policy: Plan would end subsidies for renewable energy, makes no mention of climate change Continue reading

Russia: Shell-Shocked From U.S. Shale Over Shtokman

Russia will just be one of many gas producers competing for European and Asian export share. At no stage will Moscow be setting the price or volumes of global gas supplies. Anybody left paying oil indexed prices in Europe can expect to go bust. Continue reading

Netherlands: Arctic energy rules needed

New international rules are needed to protect the arctic environment as it is targeted for more energy exploration, the Netherlands said this week. Continue reading