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A visitor passes a production map of the United States for one of the exhibitors at the Winter NAPE Conference at the George R. Brown Convention Center. Photo: Brett Coomer / © 2012 Houston Chronicle

NAPE conference focuses criticism on Obama

The annual NAPE Conference provided a forum for the oil and gas industry to target administration policies that critics say have limited domestic fossil fuel production.

A tale of two oils

In my column last week about the Keystone XL Pipeline, I discussed how the price spread between West Texas Intermediate and Brent crude indicated the need for more pipeline capacity between the Midwest and the Gulf Coast. At the moment, Brent — which is basically the global price for oil — is about $113 a […]
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Offshore rig (AP photo)

Industry blasts White House retreat on offshore drilling

The Obama administration’s decision not to expand offshore drilling is angering industry leaders and their allies in Congress. (Photo: AP)