Editorial: Reviving US investment

The oil and gas industry has no need greater than economic recovery. Demand for oil and gas is a direct function of economic activity, which has stalled in most of the world. Any political move likely to encourage recovery deserves the industry's support.In the US, a good place to start, Congress has made economic recovery a priority. The House, led by Republicans, passed a stimulus bill late last month. The Senate, led by Democrats, has contrary ideas. Leaders there wisely decided to postpone action on economic stimulus until after Thanksgiving.The pause gives lawmakers, voters, and the industry time to consider the importance and meaning of government efforts to revive economic acti...

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