Watching Government: Advise and argue

Come January, the faces on Capitol Hill will change, but gridlock may stay.With Republicans in charge of Congress and the White House, some company executives are hoping for dramatic changes in the way policymakers administer public lands and enforce environmental rules.Whether those changes occur is still unknown. Republicans narrowly reclaimed the Senate in midterm elections, but not by a wide enough margin to stop Democrats from stalling controversial legislation. And it may be premature to assume that new Republican senators will automatically endorse industry's agenda. Public opinion is a powerful force that transcends party affiliation. It's a phenomenon industry is reminded...

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