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    Politics of Declines in Gas and Oil Prices

    Rob Barnett talked about the causes and effects of a recent decline in oil and gasoline prices. He discussed the impact of hydraulic fracking on energy prices; OPEC’s role in…

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    Keystone XL Pipeline Political Process

    Panelists discussed the controversial Keystone XL Pipeline. The oil pipeline system runs from Canada into the U.S. Three phases of the system were underway, and the fourth was awaiting…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Cory Garnder (R-CO) delivered weekly Republican address. He criticized President Obama and the Democrats in the Senate for blocking jobs and energy bills that had been…

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    1950 Documentary Oil Across Arabia

    This 1950 corporate film highlighted the development of Saudi Arabian oil fields and the Trans-Arabian Pipeline built from 1947 through 1950.

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    After Words with Ken Silverstein

    Ken Silverstein talked about his book, The Secret World of Oil, a behind-the-scenes look at the key figures and corruption in the international oil industry. Mr. Silverstein…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Dan Sullivan, Republican Party candidate for a U.S. Senate seat from Alaska, delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about federal management of natural resources…

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    Salt Creek Museum

    Sandra Schutte gave a tour of the Salt Creek Museum, showed some of the items used by the oilfield workers, and talked about why the development of Casper, Wyoming, was integral to the…

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    Teapot Dome Scandal

    Phil Roberts talked about the history of the Teapot Dome Scandal, its connection to Casper, Wyoming, and the impact it had on oil production. The scandal was a bribery incident that…

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    Salt Creek Oilfield

    Everett DeWitt gave a tour of the Salt Creek Oil Field, explained how oil was first discovered there, and talked about what life was like for the people who worked in the fields during the…

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    Book Discussion on The Frackers

    Gregory Zuckerman talked about his book, The Frackers: The Outrageous Inside Story of the New Billionaire Wildcatters, in which he looks at the wildcatters who founded the fracking industry…

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    Energy and Oil Production

    Mark Shenk talked about a Bank of America analysis that showed the U.S. had surpassed Saudi Arabia and Russia as the world’s biggest oil producer in the first quarter of 2014. The…

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    Newsmakers with Gary Doer

    Canadian Ambassador Gary Doer talked about the politics of building the 1,700-mile Keystone XL Pipeline and Canadian proposals that would follow other routes to get Canadian oil to markets…

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    Weekly Republican Address

    Representative Bill Cassidy (R-LA) delivered the weekly Republican address. He talked about everyone having the opportunity to pursue the American dream. His proposals included…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer comments on the question, “Would you Support an Increase in Federal Gas Tax?” Associated Press transportation reporter Joan Lowy spoke by…

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    House Oil Drilling Legislation

    Nick Juliano talked about a House bill designed to expand oil and gas drilling being debated that day and the next. He talked by video link from Capitol Hill.

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    Senator McConnell on the Keystone XL Pipeline

    Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY) called on Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) to allow Senators to vote on approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline.

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    Pipeline Safety

    Witnesses testified on the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011 (PHMSA), which was set to expire in 2015. The hearing focused on the law and the regulation of…

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    Senator Landrieu on Energy Efficiency Bill and Keystone XL

    Senator Mary Landrieu (D-LA) spoke in favor of an energy efficiency bill, saying the Chamber of Commerce, the oil industry, and the Sierra Club all supported the bill. She also called…

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    Climate Change

    Charles Drevna talked about the third National Climate Assessment, which called on Congress to take “urgent action” to deal with the effects of climate change, and stated that…

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    Newsmakers with Senator John Hoeven

    Senator John Hoeven (R-ND) talked about possible legislative action in the Senate to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline without the president’s signature. The State Department had…

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