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Congressional report: oil and gas development up, but not on federal lands

Times-Picayune -- Washington -- A new report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) says that U.S. oil production is increasing, but that increases are a result of more development on privately held land. The federal share of total crude oil production fell by about seven percentage points between 2007 and 2012, the Congressional Research Service said.

CRS, a research arm of Congress, said production of natural gas on federal lands fell by about 33 percent since 2007, while production on non-federal lands grew by 40 percent.

The report's release comes as some oil-state lawmakers are complaining that the Obama administration isn't developing enough oil and gas production on government lands.

The report said it took an average of 307 days for all parties to process -- approve or deny -- an applicat


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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 9:17:38 PM

So what next kool-aid keggers have the president force companies to drill???? (they didn't even do that for Bush)
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 9:16:28 PM

Seems facts never stop the clueless... and the closed-minded
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BO's polices at work.
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DrCashFlow
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 3:51:08 AM

what a surprise
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MAC48
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Message Posted: Mar 7, 2013 12:34:22 AM

Did anyone really expect anything else from the Obama administration?
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car253
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:33:48 PM

No surprise here.
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goldrose1
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:55:28 PM

Interesting.
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 10:11:43 PM

Wow..... so many guzzlers of the clueless kool-aid today....(grin)
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ExplorerWA
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 8:16:32 PM

Their saving it to sell to them Chinese as payment of the debt we owe.
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geeeeeeg
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 7:13:40 PM

ok
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kishoreCA
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 7:03:55 PM

ok, still prices are going up...
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WillyG
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 7:01:52 PM

Thank you Bama !
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Caribou2011
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 7:00:28 PM

Thank Obama for doing nothing.. again.
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DeeLA
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:55:07 PM

It's part of the federal plan.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:54:51 PM

As if we didn't know that.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:50:57 PM

just wait for the "pat myself on the back" speech. he will take credit for the increase in the increase.
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yeehaw1073
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:50:46 PM

republicans should be happy. this means smaller government...
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Bubba44612
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:48:48 PM

Is production down or are they just not reporting what they are taking out of the ground.
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wavery
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:48:06 PM

Do we need it on Federal lands? Sounds like there is plenty being produced on private lands.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:47:20 PM

Sure the lying O will take credit
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You get what you vote for
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Pramodsharma
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:46:26 PM

How does it matter, if is on Fed land or on private land, It is UP, That's all we want to check the price rise.
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sit
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:42:59 PM

Yep, Obama lies.
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SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:40:00 PM

wz is right on!!!! BUT, our part time do nothing congress are only interested in what they can get NOT what is best for the citizens of the USA!!!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:36:15 PM

No drilling on federal lands thanks to our dear leader.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:34:42 PM

Maybe we don't need to use federal lands yet.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:34:11 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:25:40 PM

sounds like the Feds.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:23:11 PM

Sorry GNo1you got it backwards... the liar WASN'T elected.... Romney lost. Remember???
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:19:37 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:16:46 PM

More political BS....
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:14:23 PM

More political BS....
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:13:41 PM

Alrighty now!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:09:56 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:09:16 PM

Good on both counts.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:03:32 PM

oh well
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:02:56 PM

Okay
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wz
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:01:17 PM

The problem here is that we have too many federal lands. The central government is only allowed to own (control) military bases and the ten square miles of the capital (D.C.). All other federal lands are held unconstitutionally. Congress should be forced to read the document they swear to uphold and defend!
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danol43
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:53:21 PM

Why does it have to involve the government. smh
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merlinMalo
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:50:44 PM

SO ????
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:47:45 PM

whatever
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slowtrain
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:46:43 PM

With production increasing shouldn't prices go down? Yea, right.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:46:03 PM

tru that
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:45:50 PM

One other point...great profits thanks to US Gov. payments. Money that should have been cut...but GOP does not want to attack their cash cow and gold goose eggs. We pay the price.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:45:28 PM

EXACTLY WHAT ROMNEY SAID. But did we vote him in? No... the idiots of this country voted for the liar. Nice.
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Excessive regulation and bureaucratic (EPA) overkill1
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:41:20 PM

Politics
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Interesting
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:40:18 PM

I wouldn't want to have anything to do with federal lands.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:39:25 PM

So this tell you.
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Probably has to do with burocracy and indecision vs good ole fashioned capitalism.
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