Congressional Committee Members Pushing LNG Exports Bills Have Deep Financial, Revolving Door Ties

Revolving doors

Last week the U.S. House of Representatives' Committee on Energy and Commerce held a subcommittee hearing on two bills to expedite permitting for exports of natural gas. Domestic production of this fossil fuel has been booming in recent years, mainly thanks to hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) opening up vast reserves in shale formations.

Several former and present committee staffers have either taken oil and gas ...

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On November 17, 2016, a Colorado environmental activist named Pete Kolbenschlag used Facebook to leave a comment on a local newspaper article, the kind of thing more than a billion people do every day. Shortly thereafter, the oil and gas company he was commenting on sued him for libel.

On November 17, 2016, a Colorado environmental activist named Pete Kolbenschlag used Facebook to leave a comment on a local newspaper article, the kind of thing more than a billion people do every day. Shortly thereafter, the oil and gas company he was commenting on sued him for libel.

Environmental Activist Sued for Libel Over Facebook Comment About Oil and ...

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The US exports natural gas in every direction; Canada’s comatose single market strategy squanders a vital national resource

The US exports natural gas in every direction; Canada’s comatose single market strategy squanders a vital national resource

The US exports natural gas in every direction; Canada’s comatose single market strategy squanders a vital national resource

Legend has it that a well-known saying originated in an American inquiry into a major transportation incident. As the story goes, a farmer was ...

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Though Energy Transfer Partners has all the permits and permissions it needs to start work on the Bayou Bridge pipeline, the project still faces multiple legal challenges.

Though Energy Transfer Partners has all the permits and permissions it needs to start work on the Bayou Bridge pipeline, the project still faces multiple legal challenges.

Bayou Bridge Pipeline Faces Mounting Legal Challenges in Louisiana

Though Energy Transfer Partners has all the permits and permissions it needs to start work on the Bayou Bridge pipeline, the project still faces ...

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