Ohio’s severance tax battle

    April 27, 2015 9:00 AM by NickS

    Gov. John R. Kasich praised already enacted tax cuts in his 2015 State of the State address. But he also said some Onio taxes should be reformed, starting with the state’s 20 cents per barrel crude oil severance tax . . .

    Northwest Territories make plans

    April 16, 2015 10:59 AM by NickS

    Canada’s Northwest Territories sit on trillions of cubic feet of natural gas, yet many of its 43,000 residents pay more than they should to heat their homes each winter . . .

    Why call-ups are continuing

    April 6, 2015 11:37 AM by NickS

    Western Energy Alliance members were fully aware that more significant federal onshore oil and gas policies are being developed in the nation’s capital now than in the Rocky Mountains where the independent producers live and work. . . .

    Considering aggressive climate management

    March 30, 2015 2:10 PM by NickS

    A National Research Council committee looked at possible aggressive interventions to address global climate change before concluding that strategies to reduce man-made emissions are still the best approach. . . .

    Letting states take charge

    March 23, 2015 9:17 AM by NickS

    The US Bureau of Land Management takes an average 227 days to process an application to drill for oil and gas on onshore federal land it oversees. States take nowhere near as long when it comes to acreage they control . . .

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