domestic oil production

Free-Wheeling Talks Mark National Clean Energy Summit

Free-Wheeling Talks Mark National Clean Energy Summit

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, August 18, 2008 (ENS) – “Who would have thought last year that me and T. Boone Pickens would be in the same boat pulling the same oar the same way,” U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid of Nevada marveled to reporters on a teleconference last week to promote the National Clean Energy…

Bush Removes Executive Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling

Bush Removes Executive Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling

WASHINGTON, DC, July 14, 2008 (ENS) – Saying that Americans are worried about the high price of gasoline, President George W. Bush today removed the executive ban on offshore exploration on the Outer Continental Shelf, the OCS, that has stood since his father was in the Oval Office. Speaking in the White House Rose Garden,…

Bush, McCain Would Lift Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling

Bush, McCain Would Lift Ban on Offshore Oil Drilling

WASHINGTON, DC, June 18, 2008 (ENS) – President George W. Bush today called on Congress to expand domestic oil production to lower record high oil and gas prices by lifting a ban on oil exploration in the Outer Continental Shelf that has been in place since 1981. Drilling for oil offshore is one of four…