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House GOP urges Interior to open up new offshore drilling areas

More than 160 House Republicans are urging the Obama administration to open up more areas to offshore drilling in a new five-year lease plan for oil and gas development.  

Strong Support for Domestic Energy Production

A recent Neilson poll found three connected points among registered U.S. voters on domestic oil and natural gas development that should resonate in Washington. Across party lines, age and gender, strong majorities of registered voters support more domestic drilling and production.  

What is Frac Sand?

This special sand is one of the keys to producing oil and natural gas from tight shale formations.  

Support for Keystone XL pipeline is almost universal

Even Democrats who prefer to develop alternate energy sources before expanding the use of fossil fuels say they want the Keystone XL pipeline built.  

Mark Sanford To Study Offshore Drilling

U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) will venture into the Gulf of Mexico this week at the invitation of a Louisiana lawmaker to learn more about the offshore energy issue, his office announced Monday.  

On Keystone XL, put policy ahead of politics

Upon the latest exasperating delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, our union - the Laborers' International Union of North America - suggested that the Obama administration grow a set of antlers or take a lesson from Popeye and eat some spinach.  

What America is Thinking on Energy Issues - Poll: Large majorities of South Carolina voters support investments in oil and natural gas

Strong bipartisan majorities of registered South Carolina voters support increased investment in energy infrastructure, according to a new poll the South Carolina Petroleum Council is unveiling as part of a campaign highlighting the voices of Americans.  

Administration again delays Keystone pipeline decision

The Obama administration on Friday extended the review period on the Keystone XL pipeline, perhaps pushing back a final decision on the disputed project until after the Nov. 4 congressional elections.