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Biden Gambles on Keystone Pledge

Posted by admin on May 25, 2020

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Presidential hopeful Joe Biden continues to step on his own feet as the country heads toward the November election. This time around, Biden’s need to pick up voters has helped alienate the candidate from one of the United States’ most prominent partners as well as millions of working-class voters. A Soft Stance on the Environment Back when Joe Biden had some competition in the race for the Democratic nomination, the veteran politician remained quiet on
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IOGCC Wants Trump to Hire Laid-Off Oil Workers to Plug Orphan Wells

Posted by admin on May 15, 2020

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Amid the economic fallout from the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, one oil and gas group wants to use unemployed oil and gas workers to plug orphan wells. In recent weeks, the federal government has made some controversial (though temporary) changes to the environmental regulations that govern the oil and gas industry. Explicitly, the EPA stated that it will dramatically slow down enforcement of environmental regulations. The announcement immediately drew criticism from anti-energy advocates who declared that oil and
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Oil and Gas Takes Steps to Protect Its Workers During COVID-19

Posted by admin on May 8, 2020

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Now that we’re weeks into the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, the country is in a position never before experienced. That is, the United States — like the rest of the world — is forced to move forward as best we can while the country is under a partial lockdown. For the essential workers of the oil and gas industry, that means finding a way to stay safe even as they strive to meet
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Environmentalists Come to the Aid of Oil and Gas

Posted by admin on May 1, 2020

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Strange times, these are. Just a year ago, it was utterly unthinkable that some of Colorado’s most aggressive anti-energy advocates could rethink their approach. Amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus, COVID-19, however, that’s precisely what is happening. Dyed-in-the-Wool Animosity In December of 2019, the Colorado chapter of the Sierra Club launched a prolonged attack campaign aimed at Republican Senator Cory Gardener. Why? Because, although the Senator supported the permanent passage of the Land and Water Conservation
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AgentTesla Spear-Phishing Campaign Targets Oil and Gas

Posted by admin on April 26, 2020

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In a time when malware attacks against the oil and gas industry are on the rise, two similar spear-phishing campaigns aimed at the oil and gas industry have been launched within the past month.  Amid a time of international uncertainty, the oil and gas industry has seen a lot of the worst treatment. In January, strategic moves from Saudi Arabia and Russia threatened domestic oil dominance. Then, the unexpected happened. The outbreak of COVID-19 saw