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Upstream Oil and Gas Activities

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  • Is Fed's Bernanke signaling rate hikes?

     
    by Frank James Speaking in Boston last night, Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke said some things that can be interpreted as a signal that the recent bad jobs report won't cause the central bank to lower interest rates again and,......
  • Donaghy story reinforces NBA conspiracy theories

     
    No matter how this Lakers-Celtics NBA finals turns out, the forensic investigation by NBA observers undoubtedly will concentrate on the officiating. Granted, it makes zero sense that anyone in a striped shirt would do anything but call an absolutely...
  • White House threatens veto: Energy bill

     
    by Mark Silva Gasoline has passed $4 per gallon, on average - when first presented with the possibility that prices might reach that mark, at the end of February, President Bush said he "hadn't heard that.'' Now that everyone has......
  • $4-a-gallon gas driving economic crisis

     
    by Frank James With gas prices reaching a national average of $4-a-gallon over the weekend, the sense of national crisis is surging along with the cost of filling up. The New York Times focuses attention on those consumers who are......
  • Cheney botches facts, again

     
    Cheney speaks in April at the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency in Washington. (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta) by Frank James You might think Vice President Cheney, after getting so badly burned by bad intelligence and his own faulty assumptions before.....
  • Father's Day address from Democrats

     
    by Mark Silva It is not a senator or congressman, but Jeff Alberici, a father of three from upstate New York, who is delivering the Democratic Radio Address today. In celebration of Father's Day Weekend, the party wants to talk......
  • McCain says no to 'sheiks and princes'

     
    by Jill Zuckman Sen. John McCain criticized his rival's plan to tax energy companies today as he called for lifting the moratorium on off-shore oil drilling to try to alleviate the nation's dependence on "sheiks and princes" to fuel the......
  • Oil hits record; even Saudis can't save us

     
    by Frank James Well, so much for Saudi Arabia's plan to lower world oil prices by promising to produce more oil. Crude oil futures rose to nearly $140-a-barrel before deciding that it had scared the bejesus out of everyone......
  • 'Countdown to Crawford:' Bush at odds

     
    by Mark Silva In "Countdown to Crawford,'' a nice blog that the Los Angeles Times is running about the winding down of the Bush administration, President Bush's proposal for off-shore oil-drilling is put in a certain family context. They've been......
  • Obama, McCain: Who better on gas price?

     
    by Mark Silva In politics, perception is everything - especially when gasoline prices have surpassed $4 per gallon and could be headed toward $5 or more this summer. Half the voters surveyed in a new Washington Post-ABC News poll say......
  • Off-shore oil: Florida's 'third rail?'

     
    by Mark Silva and updated The threat of off-shore oil derricks on the horizon once made for great political campaign theater in Florida, where an aversion to near Gulf-shore drilling runs deep and where 27 Electoral votes are nothing to......