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Cartoonist Chip Bok on Keystone Environmentalists

Cartoonist Chip Bok on Keystone Environmentalists

Chip Bok, Bokbluster.com     November 24, 2014 In the wake of the midterm shellacking, Louisiana Governor Mary Landrieu wanted to show her constituents that she supports the oil and gas economy her state depends on. So she pushed Harry Reid to bring the Keystone Pipeline bill to the senate floor for a vote. The move seemed […]

Report: Fracking Keeps Small Businesses Afloat In Tough Times

Report: Fracking Keeps Small Businesses Afloat In Tough Times

Booming natural gas production have helped keep small businesses linked to the energy sector afloat while businesses in other industries have struggled these past few years, stuff according to a new report. A study by the Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council found that “increased [natural gas] production has been good news for the energy sector, including […]

Export of American Domestic Oil

Export of American Domestic Oil

By Dennis Brown Is no one troubled, as I am, at the enthusiasm for increased exporting of our domestic carbon reserves? Marathon oil –along with others–is lobbying intensely for repeal of the 1975 Energy Policy and Conservation Act, which forbids export of domestic oil. The Act was passed when US oil production was in steep […]