Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of the Interior":
"… ssued during her tenure.” …"
"… claim that “short of a crime, anything goes at the highest levels of the Department of the Interior.” In one controversial 2002 episode, political appointee Anne Klee helpe …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Don Evans":
"… nd bought a house in the district of retiring Representative George Mahon. Don Evans, his best friend and fellow Texas oil man, ran the campaign.Bush lost the …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "TCEQ":
"… Texans benefit from the production of oil and gas.” Soward, the former TCEQ commissioner who left in 2009, doesn’t see it that way. “The interest …"
"… t be heard because that is going against the interest of business.” The TCEQ, like the state legislature, is intertwined with the industry. The agency …"
"… ken in between $160,000 and $420,000 since 2010. Jeffrey Saitas, the TCEQ’s executive director from 1998 to 2002, also lobbies for oil and gas com …"
"… est rules ignite uproar Despite the industry’s deep political ties, the TCEQ tightened its emissions standards in 2011. Complaints from people in Nort …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Environmental Protection Agency":
"… antially since 2006, a Center for Public Integrity analysis found, and the Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general said in a report last August that the CSB’s growin …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Deepwater Horizon oil spill":
"… a steady stream of serious accidents kept the small agency busy, from the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010 to the fire at Chevron’s refinery in Richmond, Calif., in 2012 a …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Federal Election Commission":
"… this front." In 2010, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in Citizens United v. Federal Election Commission that corporations were free to use general treasury funds to call for the …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "energy independence":
"… affordability of natural gas vehicles and run counter to the goal of U.S. energy independence, Morrison said. But most trade associations and companies have been loath …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Senate":
"… o help mostly Republican, pro-business candidates in dozens of competitive Senate and House races.Chevron, ConocoPhillips, Devon courtedTwo lobbyists famili …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Brazil":
"… pwards of $1 billion. As a result, only the "supermajor" companies-such as Brazil's Petrobras, British Petroleum, Royal Dutch/Shell, ExxonMobil&nb …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Mary Landrieu":
"… ibutions since 1998. All three came from oil-rich Louisiana.They were Sen. Mary Landrieu, Sen. John Breaux and Rep. Christopher John.The two national parties each …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "oil production":
"… rated as a movement by the late 1970s.The war barely touched Angola's oil production, largely because the bulk of the reserves are offshore. Angola produced an …"
"… $355 million. The company also announced it would annually publish data on oil production as well as any payments or taxes paid under its contracts with the Angolan …"
"… golan Finance Ministry in summer 2002 posted sales on its Web site showing oil production and value figures in 2001 – economists say the move is only one small st …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "oil and gas":
"… invested with Harken in appropriate, separately negotiated acquisition of oil and gas reserves and energy related companies. The deal was completed on October 3 …"
"… e two firms joined to buy Kennedy & Mitchell Inc. (KMI) an independent oil and gas company in Denver. A new holding company was formed, owned 49 percent by H …"
"… p. The $20 million will be used to fund the equity portion of purchases of oil and gas companies and properties which the company anticipates will become availab …"
"… lling joint venture. The article said that the venture was the third major oil and gas investment by Harvard since undertaking a direct market approach last Dece …"
Excerpts from this story referencing "Department of Energy":
"… t was a political decision,” said Jerome Hinkle, a senior planner in the Department of Energy’s Office of Naval Petroleum and Oil Shale Reserves. That office, known a …"