Tropical storm activity in the Atlantic basin was somewhat more threatening last week, with one hurricane slamming into the coast of Mexico and other systems churning across the Atlantic. Meanwhile, two prominent forecasters said they expect more storms to form this year than they had previously forecast.
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Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal fired off a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar slamming the department’s ambitious reform of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) oil and natural gas leasing program (see NGI, Jan. 11). With the proposed changes, the governor said Interior was perpetuating the unbalanced policies in Washington, DC — this time giving environmentalists the upper hand over oil and natural gas development.
Wyoming Gov. Dave Freudenthal fired off a letter to Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last week slamming the department’s ambitious reform of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) oil and natural gas leasing program. Salazar pointed to the reforms as evidence that producers’ influence over BLM policies was waning.
A House subcommittee has scheduled a hearing for Wednesday to examine escalating natural gas prices and a tight supply situation in the wake of Hurricane Katrina slamming into the energy-rich Gulf Coast two weeks ago.