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Latest Exxon Items
One of the biggest of the big oil companies may be responsible for the worst environmental disaster in U.S. history, but Washington's response to the BP PLC spill would give an advantage to such major oil companies while threatening to put their small competitors out of business.
The Obama administration will issue a new revised moratorium on offshore drilling Monday, two administration officials said.
A federal judge halted President Obama's deep-water oil drilling moratorium on Tuesday, telling the government its justification for the ban was "rather overbearing" and misled the public in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
I appreciate President Obama's declaration of war on the BP oil-spill calamity on the Gulf Coast ("Obama says BP will pay for worst coastal crisis," Page 1, Wednesday), but one critical issue for which the president offered no explanation was why it took an event of this magnitude to bring to light that government was lax - if not wholly incompetent - in enforcing regulations that conceivably could have prevented the disaster.
When her day job as House speaker ends, Nancy Pelosi might one day retire to her vineyard in Napa Valley.
Have you noticed that ever since the Democrats took control of Congress, oil and gas prices have been going through the roof?