Daily Archives: April 14, 2012

GOP Rep. Upton says Obama policies making gas prices ‘even worse’

GOP Rep. Fred Upton (Mich.) on Saturday hammered President Obama’s energy policies, saying they were making the recent rise in gasoline prices “even worse.”

“Vice President Biden recently said that ‘our energy policy’s the best it’s […]

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Industry groups applaud Obama’s natural gas executive order

Industry groups welcomed President Obama’s executive order to coordinate federal oversight of natural-gas development Friday.

“We’re pleased that the White House recognizes the need to coordinate the efforts of the ten federal agencies that are reviewing, studying or proposing new regulations on natural gas development and hydraulic fracturing,” American Petroleum Institute President Jack Gerard said in […]

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Democrats urge court to uphold Dodd-Frank limits on oil speculation

Nineteen senators are urging a federal court to uphold rules from the Dodd-Frank reform law that limit speculative trading in oil and other commodities.

A pair financial industry trade groups — with members including Goldman Sachs and other Wall Street powerhouses, many large global banks, and energy companies such as ConocoPhillips — is challenging the rules […]

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