NPC study seen as useful tool for energy policy debate

Industry officials hope that recommendations from an upcoming National Petroleum Council natural gas study will bolster their case that comprehensive energy legislation is needed."I think the reality that natural gas demand is getting bigger all the time is a fact that is starting to sink in," said ExxonMobil Corp. Chairman and CEO Lee Raymond in a brief interview with OGJ following an NPC progress report meeting May 16. Raymond is serving as NPC vice-chairman and Bobby S. Shackouls, chairman and CEO of Burlington Resources Inc., is the chairman. Both positions are 1-year terms.A final study is due in September, but US Sec. of Energy Spencer Abraham has asked NPC to schedule a special Jun...

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