Thursday, January 26, 2012

"Obama seeks to lift natural gas demand" (WPRT; CLNE)

The FT appears to have the jump on the behemoths on this story.
From the Financial Times:
Plans to increase US demand for natural gas, including a new tax break for gas-fuelled trucks, are being unveiled by President Barack Obama on Thursday as part of the effort set out in his state of the union address to support “American-made energy”.

The proposals, some of which will require legislation from a Congress that has been reluctant to endorse any of president Obama’s initiatives, include a new lease sale of offshore drilling rights in the Gulf of Mexico, the second since the Deepwater Horizon disaster in 2010....MORE
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