US Senate passes bill with $18 billion energy tax package

05/17/2004
The US Senate overwhelming agreed 85-13 to keep energy tax provisions in a pending trade bill. But the energy portion of the bill faces an uphill battle when lawmakers meet with their House counterparts to reconcile differences between the legislation, congressional and industry sources said May 12.The $18 billion tax package was originally part of a larger energy bill, debated in various forms for more than 3 years. But persistent gridlock between the Republican-led House and the nearly evenly divided Senate has stalled efforts to push so-called "comprehensive" energy legislation out of Congress.Meanwhile the White House continues to call for a sweeping energy bill but has not signaled i...
read-story

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