A recent Neilson poll found three connected points among registered U.S. voters on domestic oil and natural gas development that should resonate in Washington. Across party lines, age and gender, strong majorities of registered voters support more domestic drilling and production.
Tallahassee, Fla., May 29, 2014 - A new state-by-state analysis shows that Florida could add up to 10,736 jobs and $1.23 billion to the state economy in 2020 if federal restrictions on U.S. crude exports were lifted, said Executive Director of the Florida Petroleum Council (FPC) David Mica.
By Florida Vets4Energy Chairmen, Gen. Bill Hodgkins (ret.) "What may be lost in the story is how approval of the Keystone XL Pipeline project would be a major boost to the U.S. economy, not only because of increased supply of oil, but also because of the tens of thousands of new jobs it will create."
Upon the latest exasperating delay of the Keystone XL pipeline project, our union - the Laborers' International Union of North America - suggested that the Obama administration grow a set of antlers or take a lesson from Popeye and eat some spinach.
The Obama administration on Friday extended the review period on the Keystone XL pipeline, perhaps pushing back a final decision on the disputed project until after the Nov. 4 congressional elections.