Big oil wields ultra deep influence

By Laura Peterson

Legislators push for energy industry tax breaks, regulatory changes to hunt for oil at the bottom of the sea

Excerpts from this story referencing "House of Representatives":

"… hey consider proprietary technology. According to documents filed with the House of Representatives, ExxonMobil lobbied on H.R. 238 in 2003, although the documents don't say …"

FACT CHECK: Bogus oil claims by Crossroads GPS

By FactCheck.Org

Nonprofit group Crossroads GPS gets Obama administration energy policy facts wrong

Excerpts from this story referencing "Canada":

"… onstruction, because the company that wants to build the pipeline — TransCanada Corporation — has yet to choose a new route through Nebraska to avoid th …"

"… g to prevent more Canadian oil from coming into the U.S. right now, should Canada be able and willing to send it. Existing cross-border pipelines already ha …"

"… mitting and review decisions, a mostly symbolic gesture, since a TransCanada Corporation official had said earlier that he expects to get the …"

Fact Watch: Playing politics with gasoline prices; both parties make questionable claims

By FactCheck.Org

Democrats and Republicans both demagogue the gasoline price issue

Excerpts from this story referencing "manufacturing":

"… a more sinister air to what is probably standard business practice across manufacturing," Kloza told us in an interview.But Kloza also said that refineries are mo …"

K Street lobbyists carry water for OPEC

By Kevin Bogardus

Disclosure filings indicate massive spending on lobbying by oil-rich countries

Did taxpayers lose on deal for oil field?

By Josey Ballenger, Nathaniel Heller and Knut Royce

WASHINGTON, October 27, 2000 — "For the last eight years, I have had the challenge of running the streamlining program called 'Reinventing

Excerpts from this story referencing "Dean":

"… r directly — and I don’t see this ‘proprietary’ junk,” said Alan Dean, a fellow with the National Academy of Public Administration. Dean was co- …"

"… id Alan Dean, a fellow with the National Academy of Public Administration. Dean was co-project director of a 1994 NAPA report to Congress on restructuring …"