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2008-06-24 02:30:18

To burst the oil bubble, use a drill! If Congress stands up to special interests and develops domestic energy sources, oil prices will tumble. The United States has ample oil reserves.

2008-06-23 00:00:23

By H. Josef Hebert The Associated Press WASHINGTON - Despite all the big talk from politicians, don't hold your breath for gas-pump relief from Washington. The nation's anger over $4 gasoline is producing political theatrics at the White House, in Congress and on the presidential campaign trail.

2008-06-22 15:00:21

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jun. 22--ExxonMobil Corp. says it still hopes to settle a contentious dispute with the state of Alaska over development of the Point Thomson gas and condensate field on the North Slope.

2008-06-22 15:00:21

By CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER GAS is $4 a gallon. Oil is $135 a barrel and rising. We import two-thirds of our oil, sending hundreds of billions of dollars to the likes of Russia, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia.

2008-06-22 12:00:30

By Charles Krauthammer WASHINGTON -- Gas is $4 a gallon. Oil is $135 a barrel and rising. We import two-thirds of our oil, sending hundreds of billions of dollars to the likes of Russia, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia.

2008-06-22 09:00:26

By CHARLES KRAUTHAMMER GAS IS $4 a gallon. Oil is $135 a barrel and rising. We import two-thirds of our oil, sending hundreds of billions of dollars to the likes of Russia, Venezuela and Saudi Arabia.

2008-06-19 09:00:29

By Dave Neslin As the process for updating the rules for Colorado's booming oil and gas industry moves forward, the Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission staff and I will continue to incorporate constructive comments to ensure that the adopted rules fulfill our legislative mandate while allowing the industry to thrive.

2008-06-15 15:00:42

By Tim Bradner, Alaska Journal of Commerce, Anchorage Jun. 12--BP and ConocoPhillips have formed the corporation that will pursue the Denali gas pipeline project and named Bud Fackrell, a veteran BP manager in Alaska, as the company's president on June 12.

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2008-06-15 00:05:00

Less than a month after declaring polar bears a threatened species because of global warming, the Bush administration is giving oil companies permission to search for oil and natural gas among them.

2008-06-14 15:00:23

With recent predictions of $150 a barrel crude oil by July 4, and $7-per-gallon gasoline by December of this year, is there any question that America needs to resume drilling for its own oil? There hasn't been a significant leak or oil spill in the United States in more than 39 years, and yet oil companies are denied access to 95 percent of the nation's known reserves.


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