Crusade

Groups Lobby to Keep Canadian NatGas, Bitumen at Home

Armed with fresh benefits forecasts, Canadian domestic industry is reviving a generations-old crusade for a priority spot on energy policy agendas dominated by government support for export pipeline projects.

April 22, 2013

Keep Canadian NatGas, Bitumen at Home, Says Group

Armed with fresh benefits forecasts, Canadian domestic industry is reviving a generations-old crusade for a priority spot on energy policy agendas dominated by government support for export pipeline projects. Provincial and federal authorities are being told that enough current refining and petrochemical development opportunities have been identified in Alberta alone to add about C$6.4 billion to Canada’s annual gross domestic product and create 18,600 jobs.

April 22, 2013

New Mexico Governor Takes ‘Pickens Pledge’

Ramping up the photo-ops on oilman T. Boone Pickens’ alternative energy crusade, New Mexico Gov. Bill Richardson Monday became the first of his colleagues nationally to sign a pledge to join Pickens’ campaign to “break America’s addiction to foreign oil.”

September 16, 2008

CA Natural Gas Outlook: Supplies, Reliability OK; Prices, Competition High

In the continuing western crusade to manage skyrocketing wholesale natural gas prices, the Chairman of the California Energy Commission (CEC), Joe Desmond, called the state’s supplies and infrastructure adequate for the coming winter, while warning that prices will continue at their current historic high levels through the winter and competition for natural gas will continue to become more intense on a national level. Desmond made these observations as part of a press briefing he called Tuesday in Sacramento.

October 5, 2005