big oil

Here’s an example of how government subsidies distort market economics: Gas prices are down nearly 35 cents from last year, yet this has had virtually no impact on this year’s first quarter profits of the big oil companies. On top of the decline in gas prices, several of the top five...
05/03/2013
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Yesterday, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources Joe Oliver posted an open letter in protest of growing opposition to the Keystone XL and the Northern Gateway pipelines. In his letter, Oliver claimed that “environmental and other radical groups” were trying to “hijack our...
01/10/2012
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Despite what critics say, the DoE’s guaranteed loan program is a successful program and government investment to further develop clean energy is the right thing to do. Let’s start by definitively debunking the Solyndra critique: The company's loans process began under the Bush...
12/12/2011
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When people talk about energy independence, they are often referring to the U.S. not having to rely on other countries to provide our energy supply. Here’s what energy independence should mean: individual freedom from big corporations and price manipulation. Currently, we are solely reliant...
12/06/2011
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What the 99 percent is not: big oil companies that posted $10.3 billion in income last quarter. Yet, a group called the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Labor Management Committee, which has the heads of the American Petroleum Institute, Marathon Oil and Exxon Mobile on its leadership, is behind a...
11/09/2011
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What the 99 percent is not: big oil companies that posted $10.3 billion in income last quarter. Yet, a group called the Oil and Natural Gas Industry Labor Management Committee, which has the heads of the American Petroleum Institute, Marathon Oil and Exxon Mobil on its leadership, is behind a...
11/09/2011
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