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huntinman
05-12-2011, 02:06 PM
About time! They told Obama to stuff it! Now let's see if the Senate has any nerve...



House Approves Bill to Lift Drilling Moratorium
By Chad Pergram
Created 2011-05-12 14:30
The House of Representatives voted to open more of the nation's oceans for oil and gas exploration on Thursday by a vote of 243 to 179.

The "Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act," requires the Interior Department to set a production goal of three million barrels of oil per day for its 2012-2017 leasing plan.

In order to reach that target, the legislation requires the department to hold lease sales off the coast of Southern California, in the Arctic Ocean, off Alaska's Bristol Bay, and in the Atlantic Ocean from Maine to North Carolina.

Republicans say that the bill, along with two other drilling measures passed earlier this month, would create 1.2 million jobs and lower the price of oil. The Congressional Budget Office says that the offshore lease sales would generate $800 million in revenue over ten years.

The Obama administration released a statement opposing the bill Wednesday. The White House [1] argued that the proposal would undermine the current leasing process and mandate drilling leases without input from the affected states.

Fox News House producer John Brandt contributed to this report.

road kill
05-12-2011, 02:09 PM
About time! They told Obama to stuff it! Now let's see if the Senate has any nerve...



House Approves Bill to Lift Drilling Moratorium
By Chad Pergram
Created 2011-05-12 14:30
The House of Representatives voted to open more of the nation's oceans for oil and gas exploration on Thursday by a vote of 243 to 179.

The "Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act," requires the Interior Department to set a production goal of three million barrels of oil per day for its 2012-2017 leasing plan.

In order to reach that target, the legislation requires the department to hold lease sales off the coast of Southern California, in the Arctic Ocean, off Alaska's Bristol Bay, and in the Atlantic Ocean from Maine to North Carolina.

Republicans say that the bill, along with two other drilling measures passed earlier this month, would create 1.2 million jobs and lower the price of oil. The Congressional Budget Office says that the offshore lease sales would generate $800 million in revenue over ten years.

The Obama administration released a statement opposing the bill Wednesday. The White House [1] argued that the proposal would undermine the current leasing process and mandate drilling leases without input from the affected states.

Fox News House producer John Brandt contributed to this report.

Based on what I have seen so far, "The One" is PIZZZED OFF!!!!!!:shock:


Who do they think they are??


BTW--Question, will this interfere with Soros Brazillian efforts??

First customer regards.........:rolleyes:


RK

huntinman
05-12-2011, 02:17 PM
They better not make Obama mad, he might build a moat around the WH and put alligators or something in it...:cool:

troy schwab
05-12-2011, 02:23 PM
About time! They told Obama to stuff it! Now let's see if the Senate has any nerve...



House Approves Bill to Lift Drilling Moratorium
By Chad Pergram
Created 2011-05-12 14:30
The House of Representatives voted to open more of the nation's oceans for oil and gas exploration on Thursday by a vote of 243 to 179.

The "Reversing President Obama's Offshore Moratorium Act," requires the Interior Department to set a production goal of three million barrels of oil per day for its 2012-2017 leasing plan.

In order to reach that target, the legislation requires the department to hold lease sales off the coast of Southern California, in the Arctic Ocean, off Alaska's Bristol Bay, and in the Atlantic Ocean from Maine to North Carolina.

Republicans say that the bill, along with two other drilling measures passed earlier this month, would create 1.2 million jobs and lower the price of oil. The Congressional Budget Office says that the offshore lease sales would generate $800 million in revenue over ten years.

The Obama administration released a statement opposing the bill Wednesday. The White House [1] argued that the proposal would undermine the current leasing process and mandate drilling leases without input from the affected states.
Fox News House producer John Brandt contributed to this report.

All the more reason for big government to stay the hell out of way......let the states decide..... Im sure Louisiana will takes its sweet time deliberating..........NOT!!!!!!!

Franco
05-12-2011, 02:31 PM
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but.......

with the high water on the lower Miss River, the refineries are being forced to closed and I agree with this for saftey reasons.

Just when we thought the price at the pump might be going down! .

huntinman
05-12-2011, 02:43 PM
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but.......

with the high water on the lower Miss River, the refineries are being forced to closed and I agree with this for saftey reasons.

Just when we thought the price at the pump might be going down! .

That's OK Franco... the river will eventually fall... maybe we can make some of Obama's short sighted policies do the same.

Franco
05-12-2011, 02:48 PM
That's OK Franco... the river will eventually fall... maybe we can make some of Obama's short sighted policies do the same.


They could be down for 6 to 10 weeks!

Over 62% of the oil refined that goes to the pump gets refined on the lower river.

huntinman
05-12-2011, 02:55 PM
Prime example of why we need to quit screwing around with the enviro-whackos and build some more refineries. Open up more drilling right here in the USA and take care of ourselves, not Brazil, China, Russia, the Middle East and everywhere else. Drill here, drill now. Won't help the short term... but if they had done it 10 years ago, we would not be in this mess now. They keep kicking it down the road. It's time we take advantage of our own natural resources...

gman0046
05-12-2011, 03:33 PM
Our price for regular has been $4.15/9 since Tuesday. Thank God we have the Messiah in the White House, he'll take care of it.
Perry - Man Crush Obongolo

caryalsobrook
05-12-2011, 07:06 PM
Sorry to be the bearer of bad news but.......

with the high water on the lower Miss River, the refineries are being forced to closed and I agree with this for saftey reasons.

Just when we thought the price at the pump might be going down! .

Didn't you now. ITS BUSH'S FAULT!!!

1tulip
05-12-2011, 11:03 PM
This country is floating on an ocean of natural gas. (I lived in WNY and we couldn't drill 30 feet down for a water well without hitting gas. You could light a flame from your water faucet.) Natural gas does not require refining.

I know we can't currently run cars on it, but as accessable as NG is, and as energy hungry as this country is... why in Gaia's name are we not bringing it in.

The best interpretation I can put on BHO's policies is that he is totally indifferent to the needs of regular Americans.

Roger Perry
05-13-2011, 05:23 AM
Prime example of why we need to quit screwing around with the enviro-whackos and build some more refineries. Open up more drilling right here in the USA and take care of ourselves, not Brazil, China, Russia, the Middle East and everywhere else. Drill here, drill now. Won't help the short term... but if they had done it 10 years ago, we would not be in this mess now. They keep kicking it down the road. It's time we take advantage of our own natural resources...

And who was in control of the Congress and Presidency 10 years ago??????????????????Oh, how silly of me, we were going to get free oil from Iraq.

Franco
05-13-2011, 05:59 AM
And who was in control of the Congress and Presidency 10 years ago??????????????????Oh, how silly of me, we were going to get free oil from Iraq.

Bush was in charge and 9 years ago and he opened up new areas of the gulf for drilling and the price per barrel dropped to $36.!!!

Domestic production was at an alltime high in 2010, thanks the Bush's policies. It wasn't until the BP oil leak that the Obama Administration shut down dilling causing OPEC to cut production. Throw in unrest in the middleeast and that is why we have the price at the pump today!

Ken Bora
05-13-2011, 06:02 AM
..... Natural gas does not require refining.

I know we can't currently run cars on it, .......


why?
all the way back in the 70's farmers up here had tractors running on CNG.
today if you hop on a city bus here in Burlington, Vt. it is running on CNG.
a taxi co. also has all it's cars running on it.



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Roger Perry
05-13-2011, 06:05 AM
Bush was in charge and 9 years ago and he opened up new areas of the gulf for drilling and the price per barrel dropped to $36.!!!

Domestic production was at an alltime high in 2010, thanks the Bush's policies. It wasn't until the BP oil leak that the Obama Administration shut down dilling causing OPEC to cut production. Throw in unrest in the middleeast and that is why we have the price at the pump today!

Two wars in Afghanistan and Iraq did not help keep the price of a barrel of oil down either.;-)

caryalsobrook
05-13-2011, 06:43 AM
Two wars in Afghanistan and Iraq did not help keep the price of a barrel of oil down either.;-)

The wars REALLY had a lot to dod with our domestic oil that we don't even touch, DIDN'T THEY??? As usual I expect no answer.

road kill
05-13-2011, 07:10 AM
Bush was in charge and 9 years ago and he opened up new areas of the gulf for drilling and the price per barrel dropped to $36.!!!

Domestic production was at an alltime high in 2010, thanks the Bush's policies. It wasn't until the BP oil leak that the Obama Administration shut down dilling causing OPEC to cut production. Throw in unrest in the middleeast (and who is encouraging that) and that is why we have the price at the pump today!

OUCH!!......another sore back of the head!!!:D


RK

Uncle Bill
05-13-2011, 02:29 PM
What this oligarchy is doing is pure criminal. You don't think they want to destroy this nation? What would be a legitimate reason for this action???

UB

The depletion of our oil production is corroding the Alaska pipeline and widening the trade deficit.

Obama's oil free utopia is precipitating yet more mayhem on our economy. Today, two major news stories concerning our lack of oil production highlight just how profoundly oil affects our economy.

The first story concerns the Trans Alaska Pipeline. The pipeline employs 2,000 workers and delivers 11% of our domestically produced oil to the other states. During its early years, when we weren't impounding the oil in Alaska, the pipeline transported 2 million barrels of oil per day. Now, less than a third of that volume flows through the pipeline, with the trajectory spiraling sharply downward. The Wall Street Journal reported today (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704570704576274682119735102.html) that there is growing concern about the adverse effects of decreasing oil flow on the pipeline itself:



Now, dwindling oil production along Alaska's northern edge means the pipeline carries less than one-third the volume it once did—and the crude takes five times as long to get to its destination.
That leisurely flow means the oil is above ground longer and more exposed to Alaska's frigid weather; the crude sometimes arrives chilled to 40 degrees. As the flow and temperature continue to drop, experts say the risks of a clog or corrosion increase, as do the odds of ruptures and spills.

Unless a technological solution can be found, the arcane physics of crude flow may force the multibillion dollar, 48-inch-wide steel pipeline to shut down—and determine the fate of the largest oil field ever found in the U.S.
There's one other, seemingly simple fix: Add more oil.

road kill
05-13-2011, 02:39 PM
What this oligarchy is doing is pure criminal. You don't think they want to destroy this nation? What would be a legitimate reason for this action???

UB

The depletion of our oil production is corroding the Alaska pipeline and widening the trade deficit.

Obama's oil free utopia is precipitating yet more mayhem on our economy. Today, two major news stories concerning our lack of oil production highlight just how profoundly oil affects our economy.

The first story concerns the Trans Alaska Pipeline. The pipeline employs 2,000 workers and delivers 11% of our domestically produced oil to the other states. During its early years, when we weren't impounding the oil in Alaska, the pipeline transported 2 million barrels of oil per day. Now, less than a third of that volume flows through the pipeline, with the trajectory spiraling sharply downward. The Wall Street Journal reported today (http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052748704570704576274682119735102.html) that there is growing concern about the adverse effects of decreasing oil flow on the pipeline itself:



Now, dwindling oil production along Alaska's northern edge means the pipeline carries less than one-third the volume it once did—and the crude takes five times as long to get to its destination.
That leisurely flow means the oil is above ground longer and more exposed to Alaska's frigid weather; the crude sometimes arrives chilled to 40 degrees. As the flow and temperature continue to drop, experts say the risks of a clog or corrosion increase, as do the odds of ruptures and spills.

Unless a technological solution can be found, the arcane physics of crude flow may force the multibillion dollar, 48-inch-wide steel pipeline to shut down—and determine the fate of the largest oil field ever found in the U.S.
There's one other, seemingly simple fix: Add more oil.

Here are the only 2 options.

#1---Spend us into bankruptcy so we can be acquired and taken over

or

#2---Spend us into bankruptcy so the only option then is to take all of the wealth from those that have any left


He knows exactly what he is doing...........


RK

Gerry Clinchy
05-14-2011, 02:22 PM
http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/43032162/ns/politics-white_house/

Facing continued public unhappiness over gas prices, President Barack Obama is directing his administration to ramp up U.S. oil production by extending existing leases in the Gulf of Mexico and off Alaska's coast and holding more frequent lease sales in a federal petroleum reserve in Alaska.

Obama said Saturday that the measures "make good sense" and will help reduce U.S. consumption of imported oil in the long term. But he acknowledged anew that they won't help to immediately bring down gasoline prices topping $4 a gallon in many parts of the country.

His announcement followed passage in the Republican-controlled House of three bills — including two this week — that would expand and speed up offshore oil and gas drilling. Republicans say the bills are aimed at easing gasoline costs, but they also acknowledge that won't be immediate.

The White House had announced its opposition to all three bills, which are unlikely to pass the Democratic-controlled Senate, saying the measures would undercut safety reviews and open environmentally sensitive areas to new drilling.
But Obama is adopting some of the bills' provisions.

Answering the call of Republicans and Democrats from Gulf Coast states, Obama said in his weekly radio and Internet address that he would extend all Gulf leases that were affected by a temporary moratorium on drilling imposed after last year's BP oil spill. That would give companies additional time to begin drilling.

The administration had been granting extensions case by case, but senior administration officials said the Interior Department would institute a blanket one-year extension.
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Duh?

huntinman
05-14-2011, 03:38 PM
Obama tells Republicans "you can't do that", "let me do it".
Campaign season upon us you know...