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11.19.14

See Who Voted For the Keystone Pipeline, and Who Didn't

U.S. Senate Roll Call Votes on S.2280 ("A bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline.") November 18, 2014, 05:55 PM. YEAs: 59, NAYs: 41. Alphabetical by Senator Name:

 

11.17.14

Fracking Bans Enrage Coloradans Sitting on Energy Riches

Mineral owners left out of the energy boom in Colorado and other states are mobilizing to fight local fracking bans they say are depriving them of billions of dollars in oil and natural-gas royalties.

 

11.17.14

Florida U.S. Senator Bill Nelson key to future of Keystone Pipeline

Florida Sen. Bill Nelson is being viewed as a possible key vote as the U.S. Senate decides whether or not to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. The more than 1,100-mile pipeline is proposed to carry up to 830,000 barrels of oil through the Midwest and into Gulf of Mexico ports for refinement

 

11.14.14

Republican-controlled House passes legislation approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline

Congress inched closer Friday to a possible showdown with President Barack Obama over the Keystone XL oil pipeline as the Republican-controlled House approved the project. Supporters in the Democratic-run Senate predicted they will get the 60 votes needed to pass it next week

 

11.14.14

House approves Keystone XL pipeline, Senate up next

U.S. House approved legislation, 252-161, for the ninth time to authorize construction of the controversial Keystone XL oil pipeline

 

11.14.14

Bill Nelson, Potential Keystone Pipeline Convert?

Even before the new Senate is seated, the $8 billion Keystone XL Pipeline is a hair's-breadth from becoming a major triumph for its bipartisan supporters. All it needs is a commitment from two more on-the-fence Democratic senators -- and Florida's Bill Nelson is one of the targets.... Sen. Mary Landrieu (D-LA) pushing for it hard against the wishes of President Obama...

 

10.21.14

Keep pushing for energy independence

Without much fanfare, the United States has now met its own domestic natural gas needs, while also becoming the world's No. 1 exporter of natural gas. At the same time, Americans still consume far more oil than our currently available domestic resources can supply.

 

10.15.14

Ret. Commander Tom Garcia (Vets4Energy Chaiman): "We need to drill for more oil to stay on road to energy independence"

Without much fanfare, the United States now meets its own domestic natural gas needs, while also becoming the world's No. 1 exporter of natural gas. At the same time, Americans still consume far more oil than our domestic resources can supply.

 

09.15.14

The Science Behind the Seismic Decision

The Department of Interior's BOEM explains the facts about seismic.

 

09.03.14

Will The US Lift Ban On Crude Exports?

...US crude oil production has exceeded that of Saudi Arabia and Russia, making it the world's biggest producer of both oil and natural gas during first quarter this year.