Browsing All posts tagged under »Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR)«

Energy Independence Boosted As ANWR Cleared For Clean, Safe Drilling

August 21, 2020 by


By Bonner Cohen, Ph.D. ~ After 40 years of fierce debate over oil and gas development in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), the Trump administration Aug. 17 cleared the way for the sale of drilling leases in the refuge – perhaps by as early as December of this year. Hailed by Alaska’s governor and […]

House Of Representatives Working To Bring Back Energy Dependence

September 14, 2019 by


By Craig Rucker ~ The House of Representatives is advancing a series of bills designed to permanently block access to huge portions of America’s vast oil reserves. Dr. Jay Lehr reports at that the House wants endless moratoriums (depending on the bill) on pumping oil in the Atlantic and Pacific outer continental shelf, the […]

A Little Slice Of Alaskan Tundra Is Finally Open For Drilling

January 1, 2018 by


Tax bill provision opens ANWR, to bring more oil online and keep Alaska pipeline operating By Paul Driessen ~ Way back in 1980, Congress passed the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, establishing the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge and making numerous other land use decisions for our 49th state. Section 1002 of the act postponed a decision […]

Alaskans Want More Drilling. Trump And Congress Are Working To Make It Happen.

October 21, 2017 by


By Katie Tubb and Samantha Block ~ The Trump administration is attempting to do what past administrations have either failed to do or blocked: open up part of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge for oil and gas drilling. The House recently passed a budget proposal that opens the door to allowing drilling in the refuge. […]

Obama’s Drilling Ban In Alaska Isn’t About Saving Polar Bears. It’s About His Radical Agenda

February 2, 2015 by


By Stephen Moore ~ It was just recently that President Obama took credit for falling gas prices in his State of the Union address, and already he is sticking another knife in the back of America’s domestic oil and gas producers — to say nothing of the residents of Alaska. Obama’s latest anti-fossil-fuels directive is […]

This Federal Government Land Grab Would Permanently Lock Up Millions Of Alaska Acres With Energy Potential

January 28, 2015 by


By Nicolas Loris ~ What do Yosemite and Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge have in common? Not a whole lot, but that isn’t stopping the Obama Administration from linking the two in a massive land grab attempt to prohibit American energy development. The Obama administration is calling on Congress to designate more than 12 million […]

Obama Disses Alaska

January 27, 2015 by


By Alan Caruba ~ Fifty million Americans who live in the northeast will experience what is predicted to be a historic blizzard from Monday evening through Tuesday. Cities and towns will virtually or literally close down. People will be told to stay indoors for their safety and to facilitate the crews that will labor to […]

U.S. Hostages Abroad and High Gas Prices at Home – It’s Jimmy Carter Redux

February 16, 2012 by


By Alan Caruba ~ A lot of things that a President cannot control can gravely affect his chances of being reelected. In 1979, the combination of an oil embargo and the Iranians taking U.S. diplomats hostage ended any hope of a second term for Jimmy Carter. As this is written, there are 19 U.S. citizens […]

Rants, Lies, Subsidies and Job-Killing Policies

May 19, 2011 by


By Paul Driessen President Obama’s speeches sum up his views on oil, natural gas and energy prices in just 44 words. “We have less than 2% of the world’s oil reserves. We’re running out of places to drill. We’re running out of oil. We need to end our $4 billion in annual taxpayer subsidies to […]

Gas Pains Are Exactly What Doctor Obama Ordered + More

March 11, 2011 by


The Patriot Post Digest The Foundation “The prosperity of commerce is now perceived and acknowledged by all enlightened statesmen to be the most useful as well as the most productive source of national wealth, and has accordingly become a primary object of its political cares.” –Federalist No. 12 Government & Politics Obama Indigestion Causing Gas […]

Eco-Insanity and ANWR

December 7, 2010 by


By Alan Caruba The abject desperation and evil intentions of so-called environmentalists can be seen in the call to turn the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) into a national monument on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of its designation. This would provide ANWR with the same status as the Statue of Liberty—only there aren’t billion […]

Norway Or The U.S. – Which Approach To Oil?

May 7, 2008 by


Oil wealth causes angst for Norway Norwegian oil rig Statfjord A – Photo by Marcusroos Click on Photo to view a larger Image in a new window. The Saudi Arabia of the north is struggling to work out what to do with the $1.7 billion it earns each week. Should new reserves be left untapped […]