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Crude Oil Swaps with Mexico and the Crude Oil Export Ban

Brad Townsend / Blog October 28, 2015

The swap deal with Mexico demonstrates that the administration has a grasp on the compelling need to relieve some of the downward pressure on oil production.

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Bipartisan Senate Energy Bill Reflects Many of BPC’s Electric Grid Priorities

Meghan McGuinness / Blog September 30, 2015

Under the leadership of Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Maria Cantwell (D-WA), the Energy Policy Modernization Act passed out of the Senate Energy Committee.

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BPC's Grumet: Lift the Oil Export Ban

Energy / Press Release July 31, 2015

Lifting the export ban allows the United States to take full advantage of its ongoing energy revolution and finally join the global crude market.

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BPC's Grumet: Time for an Update to Energy Policy

Energy / Press Release July 30, 2015

The bipartisan energy bill passed out of the Senate Energy Committee today strengthens our economy, national security and environmental quality.

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Licensing Challenges Limit Hydropower’s Potential

Kimberly Dean / Blog July 16, 2015

A proven source of energy for more than 100 years, hydropower accounts for 52 percent of all renewable energy generation in the United States.

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Reforming DOE’s Loan Guarantee Program

Kimberly Dean / Blog July 15, 2015

No other provision of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 has come under as much criticism as the Department of Energy loan guarantee program.

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Getting Back on Track: The America COMPETES Reauthorization Act

Jason Burwen / Blog May 26, 2015

Energy innovation is a rising priority in the U.S., as Congress acted on legislation that will guide federal science and R&D investments for years to come.

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Senator Daines to Share Perspectives on Governance

Governance / Press Release May 6, 2015

How does a fiscal conservative and former business leader view the chances of opportunities for bipartisan achievement in the 114th Congress?

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Seven Energy Policies BPC Would Like to See Advanced under Senate Energy Committee Chair Mary Landrieu

David Rosner / Blog March 5, 2014

Last month, United States Senator Mary Landrieu (D- LA) became the chair of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources. The committee’s jurisdiction spans the gamut of key issues, including national energy policy, international energy affairs, emergency preparedness, nuclear…

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What You Need to Know about Revenues from U.S. Natural Resources

Scott McKee / Blog July 23, 2013

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held a hearing today to consider a natural resources revenue sharing bill, the FAIR Act of 2013. Ranking Member Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) introduced the bill, which is co-sponsored by Senators Mark…

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