No Matter Where You Look, Industry Helping New Mexico

No private-sector industry employs more New Mexicans than the oil and gas industry. In fact, about one in 10 people in New Mexico work in the sector, and 25 percent of the state’s general fund—which provides funding for public schools,...

/ November 5, 2014

Changes to EPA’s Risk Management Program Unwarranted

EPA’s intent to expand the Risk Management Program (RMP) is unwarranted since the current regulation is effective in preventing serious injury and offsite releases. The small number of incidents referenced in the agency’s Request for Information (RFI), a precursor to a...

/ October 29, 2014

EIA’s Estimates of Gasoline Sales – How Did it Get So Late So Soon?

A few weeks ago I posted an article detailing EPA’s continued tardiness in issuing the 2014 RFS volumes. Today, I’d like to draw attention to similar problems with the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

/ October 17, 2014

The Jones Act – Backward Thinking

It’s 1920. Warren G. Harding was nominated by the Republican Party for President. We were five years removed from the sinking of the Lusitania, two years removed from WWI and the reign of Kaiser Wilhelm II, and Edith Bolling Galt...

/ October 14, 2014