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Legislator wants faster oil, gas permits

UPI.com -- Chairman of the House Natural Resources Committee Doc Hastings, R-Wash., said the White House is "playing fast and loose" with drilling permit pledges.

U.S. President Barack Obama in his State of the Union address Tuesday pledged to cut the red tape on oil and natural gas drilling permits.

Obama has faced pressure from Republican critics, who say he's putting up road blocks to domestic energy development.

Hastings said it may take more than 100 days for the administration to issue Applications for Permits to Drill, which he says is 30 percent longer than the previous administration.



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tomok
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Message Posted: Feb 22, 2013 1:36:53 AM

Legislator wants faster oil, gas permits that can take more than 100 days before approval, 30 percent more than the previous administration and Sneeky says: 'Oh, O, O, No You Don't!'
Big Oil and Big Gas wants the permits faster and Sneeky puts up road blocks. There is a difference between issuing permits and being allowed to drill, produce oil and fuel.
BUT, Big Oil and Big Gas sells fuel and natural gas on the world market for higher prices.
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! These resources are Not to be exported without taking care of the domestic market first and above all else.
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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honda0105
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Message Posted: Feb 18, 2013 12:02:16 AM

we'll see what happens.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 10:34:25 AM

Need less talk and a little move action....
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 9:57:47 AM

yeah!!
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 9:39:49 AM

Stop whining Doc!
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merlinCO
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 9:15:27 AM

There is not enough oversite as the oil companies will not monitor themselves as shown with the oil company in Colo with 6 spills over the past year.
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Too much politics, not enough action.
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VikingWoman
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:17:35 AM

Obama didn't take away drilling leases, he shortened the terms because oil companies were sitting on them until it was more profitable for them to tap the oil or natural gas.


Maybe this is why it's a little tougher to get permits and leases.
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bcok
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:12:47 AM

damn the red tape
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:10:12 AM

More permits today.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:06:41 AM

Okay
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:05:26 AM

Not a chance.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:04:13 AM

We will see.
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PrinceLH
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:03:44 AM

Yes, and the government should put export tariffs on it, so they either keep it here or they help pay off the National debt.
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:03:35 AM

YEA
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Message Posted: Feb 16, 2013 12:00:31 AM

I am guessing even with more oil we will still see higher prices as more fuels are exported for higher profits.
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He is our President.. You want to live under a dictator, move to IRAN
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:56:29 PM

The 'dictator' will delay and block it as long as he can.
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It all about politics.
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not with OBAMA
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:50:54 PM

dhan
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:48:35 PM

Hastings said it may take more than 100 days for the administration to issue Applications for Permits to Drill, which he says is 30 percent longer than the previous administration.

It's still Bush's fault :)
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:47:18 PM

Te chairman is correct about the Obama administration.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:45:18 PM

good
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Frack Bama and Frack the Republicans; they have all screwed us.
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tidalwave... you're joking right... you "smilie" didn't work!
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:43:34 PM

It's still Bush's fault :(
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:43:14 PM

When he is done screwing everything up then the good guys will get to work.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:42:37 PM

WHATEVER!
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:40:31 PM

What politicians promise do not always happen.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:38:57 PM

how often is congress putting up road blocks?
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:26:22 PM

Sounds good.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:24:57 PM

Good luck with that. Faster would be good but the obstrucionist in chief will keep dragging us along.

Green is red.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:24:35 PM

100 days is only a bit more than 3 months--not too long a wait if it means safeguarding human health & the environment.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:21:14 PM

okay
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Obummer is nothing but hot air and bullcrap..... always has been and always will be
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:18:49 PM

Fast is good
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:16:39 PM

You want fast ? Show me the money,then you'll get your permit
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:14:44 PM

yes
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:12:22 PM

NOW he's going to cut red tape on oil and natural gas permits. Yeah, I won't hold my breath.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:11:34 PM

Do it now
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:11:08 PM

Great!
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I for one am glad Mitt lost!
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:09:21 PM

Permits don't equal to drilling.
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Double Dittoes to what John747 posted!!!

The only thing NoBama might ever say that is the truth is a statement that states: "I'm lying to the American public every time I open my mouth"...
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:03:25 PM

Don't waste your time paying attention to what President Obama SAYS. Look to see what he DOES. If his mouth is moving - he's probably lying!

He may SAY he wants to get rid of red tape. But his actions don't reflect that.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:02:49 PM

Hastings is just looking to make a big name for himself.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 11:01:37 PM

Don't we all?
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Doc has spoken. Let's see what happens.
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 10:58:55 PM

Didn't President Obama promise to cut red tape, increase permit, etc., last year; the year before that; the year before that?
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Message Posted: Feb 15, 2013 10:55:34 PM

ok
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