Watching Government: Wigley sees 2012 opportunities

It was Tim Wigley's first Washington call-up as the Western Energy Alliance's president, and he liked what he saw. While he has been in politics since 1980, he nevertheless seemed excited about what members of the Denver-based association of independent producers were finding in their congressional office visits in 2012. "The electorate is more concerned about energy than it's been since 2008," he told OGJ on Apr. 25. "Voters are angry about it. They want to know why the United States doesn't have a game plan. It's a real opportunity for the oil and gas industry. It's a better political environment because people are paying attention." WEA members reported that staffs ...

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