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Reverse Protectionsim Keeps Natural Gas Prices Low, Flaring High

Reverse Protectionsim Keeps Natural Gas Prices Low, Flaring High

Earlier this month the Wall Street Journal had an interesting article about some companies, Dow Chemical among them, lobbying for President Obama to block exports of natural gas. These companies, mostly in the manufacturing field, are enjoying the lower gas prices. They don’t want those prices to go up due to increased demand through export.

Video: North Dakota Oil Worker Awarded Medal Of Honor

I wrote last week about Army Staff Sgt. Clinton Romesha, currently an oil worker in North Dakota’s Bakken formation, being awarded the Medal of Honor. Romesha is getting his award from President Obama today. You can watch the video here: JOIN THE LIVE CHAT VISIT WHITEHOUSE.GOV North Dakota’s congressional delegation also paid tribute to Romesha.

Obama Crony Warren Buffett Raking It In From Transporting Bakken Oil By Rail

If built, the Keystone XL pipeline would take about 100,000 barrels of North Dakota’s Bakken oil per day (to put that into perspective, that’s the equivalent of taking about 500 tanker trucks off the roads a day). But the Keystone XL pipeline isn’t being built as President Obama continues to obstruct the process with regulation.

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