The Northwest Gas Association’s executive director, Dan Kirschner spoke with Hart Energy about the climate action proposal being debated by the state legislature in Oregon. Kirschner says the way the proposal sits now will have an immediate impact on natural gas consumer bills. The Northwest Gas Association has adopted what it believes would make for a successful climate action program. You can find that here.
You can read more about the Oregon House Bill 2020 here.
Hundreds of oil and gas workers and supporters rallied and then testified in the unusually quick Energy and Transportation Committee hearing that took place two days after the bills introduction.
Texas State Senator Brian Birdwell advised the Texas Pipeline Association against complacency simply because the Trump administration is oil and gas friendly.
World energy demand is bound to be driven by population growth on the other side of the world from Washington, D.C., which seems narrowly focused on controlling energy consumption in the United States and Europe where, as data suggests, it’s already been falling.