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Social Cost Of Carbon--The Administration's New Way To Justify Regulations

The Obama administration has instituted new criteria for supporting their climate change regulations. It is called the Social Cost of Carbon (SCC).   The eventual cost of an increase in atmospheric CO2 is calculated for each regulation. 676 more words


Au Revoir, Adios, Auf Wiedersehen, Goodbye OPEC

OPEC faces serious challenges. Bank of America is quoted as saying that OPEC is “effectively dissolved”. And the author of the Telegraph posting “Saudi Arabia may go broke before the US oil industry buckles” … 653 more words


Has OPEC Been Successful In Closing Down The US Shale Oil Business?

In the fall of 2014, Saudi Arabia began increasing the amount of crude oil they put up for sale. The objective is often thought to be an attempt to drive US oil fracking out of business. 567 more words

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Can we trust the EPA? Part 2—Particulate Matter, 2.5 Microns Or Smaller

In the previous posting, it was noted that the Supreme Court stopped enforcement of an EPA regulation that reduced emissions of mercury (Hg) from coal-based power plants. 876 more words


Can We Trust The EPA? Part I--- Mercury

Enforcement of an EPA regulation that would shut down many, if not all, of the US coal based power plants has been stopped by the Supreme Court. 594 more words


Crude Oil Sales Ban Must Be Lifted

This site has written before (click here)  about the crippling of the US petroleum producers by not permitting them to sell crude oil outside of the US. 403 more words


OPEC Strategy Report Says Two More Years Of A Crude Oil Glut

OPEC meets 5 June in Geneva to discuss the cartel’s strategy for the coming years.  Reuters News Agency has obtained the draft report of OPEC’s long-term strategy. 395 more words

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