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In his final month as US president, Barack Obama announced today (20 December) that he will ban offshore areas in…
Thursday, 05 February 2015 15:07

BOEM plans new GOM lease sale

The US Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer 41.2 million acres for…
Monday, 20 May 2013 10:49

Moniz installed as DOE chief

The US Senate has confirmed MIT physics professor Ernest Moniz as  Barack Obama’s new Energy Secretary, replacing outgoing Secretary Stephen…
Published in OE Daily: 2013 / May
Monday, 04 March 2013 17:26

Obama names Energy picks

US President Barack Obama announced on Monday that he will nominate Ernest Moniz and Gina McCarthy to fill vacancies at…
Published in OE Daily: 2013 / March
Wednesday, 07 November 2012 00:00

API congratulates Obama on election win

President Barack Obama, photo by Pete Souza Calling energy ‘a big winner,' U.S. energy industry advocates API congratulated President Barack…
Thursday, 01 March 2012 00:00

The sun sets on a shady policy

It was supposed to be the renewable ‘green jobs success story’ to be emulated by the United States. President Barack…
Published in OE: 2012 / March
Saturday, 01 October 2011 15:12

Tax squeeze too saucy for America

After a trillion-plus dollar stimulus package that seems to have fizzled, after forays towards ‘bipartisanship’ which often meant agree with…
Published in OE: 2011 / October
Thursday, 30 December 2010 18:00

The US ignores this cold war at its peril

During the Cold War, leaders recognized that a robust energy supply was a sign of power, economic strength and prosperity.…
Published in OE: 2010 / December
Monday, 15 February 2010 18:00

Ebb and Flow: War. What is it good for?

It was, and still is, an unassailable dogma throughout the Middle East, among barely beneath-the-surface anti-American European intellectuals, and certainly,…
Published in OE: 2010 / February