Editorial: Time to pick sides

It's time for oil and gas companies to pick sides in the controversy over climate change. Debate, such as it is, will intensify soon.Former Vice-Pres. Al Gore is behaving like the presidential candidate everyone expects him to be in the 2004 election. He says he won't decide until next year whether to run. But he's making speeches critical of the administration of George W. Bush, who barely beat him in 2000. He's regretting his past dependency on consultants and polls, winning off-year headlines by confessing that, given the chance to try again, he'd "just let it rip." And he recently bought a house in his home state of Tennessee, which he lost in 2000.A bludgeonIf Gor...

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.


Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected