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Bipartisan Governors Multi‐State Natural Gas Vehicle Procurement Letter

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News bites: BP’s profits drop

BP reported a drop in profits Tuesday, according to Reuters. 

The Internal Revenue Service is reviewing a perk provided to Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon, The Wall Street Journal reports.

The Los Angeles Times notes that gasoline prices continue to fall.

The New York Times reports that climate change skeptics have pounced on the claim that clouds will […]

Interior offshore regulator isn’t a ‘gotcha guy’

The Interior Department’s top offshore drilling safety regulator isn’t backing away from his predecessor’s plan to extend enforcement of drilling safety rules to contractors (as opposed to just the oil companies themselves).

The plan has drawn some GOP criticism.

But James Watson, in an interview with The Houston Chronicle, said the extension of enforcement to contractors will […]

McClendon to step down as chairman of Chesapeake Energy

Aubrey McClendon will step down as Chesapeake Energy chairman, but will maintain his role as CEO of the natural-gas giant, according to an agreement announced Tuesday by the company’s board of directors.

The agreement also ends a controversial program that gives McClendon a personal financial stake in the company’s oil-and-gas wells.

The program has come under fire […]

Obama campaign ad uses energy to draw contrast with Romney

President Obama’s reelection campaign is launching a new ad in three swings states that aims to contrast Obama’s record on energy policy with Mitt Romney, claiming Romney has a history of sending jobs overseas.

The campaign, with the new ad, seeks to kill two birds with one stone by parrying attacks on Obama’s green energy programs […]

Tune in tomorrow, Wednesday, May 2 at 9:00 a.m. for The Hill’s “Ohio Energy Jobs Summit”

“Ohio Energy Jobs Summit”

Join us Wednesday, May 2, 2012 for a half-day, balanced discussion of the economic benefits of energy production in Ohio.

9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Program

This event will also be livestreamed on thehill.com

You can also follow and ask questions on twitter at #energyjobssummit

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OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Drilling down on gas ‘fracking’

State of play: A top Environmental Protection Agency official will discuss the agency’s study of the environmental and health effects of the natural-gas development method known as “fracking” on Tuesday.

EPA Deputy Administrator Bob Perciasepe will appear on the second day of a conference on shale gas extraction hosted by the National Academies’s Institute of Medicine. […]