Robinson, Simon
May 2006
ICIS Chemical Business;5/1/2006, Vol. 1 Issue 17, p16
Trade Publication
The article reports on the launch of a wide-ranging and detailed plan by U.S. President George W. Bush to confront the energy crisis. He announced a multi-agency investigation of possible price fixing. He also called for more use of and additional research in bio-based ethanol. According to the Energy Department estimates, the coastal shelf regions hold about 86bn bbls of oil and some 420 trillion cubic feet of natural gas, enough to meet total U.S. oil and gas needs for 10 and 18 years, respectively.


Related Articles

  • Life After Oil. Mandelbaum, Robb // Discover;Aug2006, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p54 

    The article discusses the potential of ethanol as fuel. In his 2006 State of the Union address, U.S. President George W. Bush called for cutting-edge methods of producing ethanol, not just from corn but from wood chips and stalks or switchgrass. In 2005, about 1.6 billion bushels of corn were...

  • Bush Keeps Executive Padlock on OCS Drilling. Jasper, William F. // New American (08856540);7/21/2008, Vol. 24 Issue 15, p43 

    The author reflects on the energy policy speech by U.S. President George W. Bush delivered on June 18, 2008. He argues that the president has no intention of lifting the executive ban on oil exploration in the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS), even though the nation is facing dire economic and...

  • FUEL DUEL. Wickenden, Dorothy // New Yorker;5/22/2006, Vol. 82 Issue 14, p27 

    The article comments on the ongoing energy crisis experienced by the U.S. under the administration of U.S. President George W. Bush. A comparison of the energy crises experienced by the nation under U.S. Presidents Jimmy Carter and George W. Bush is discussed. The failure of U.S. President...

  • the seven myths of energy independence. Roberts, Paul // Mother Jones;May/Jun2008, Vol. 33 Issue 3, p30 

    This article presents and discusses myths regarding the energy crisis and answers why the future depends on oil from foreign sources. The statements that the articles claims are myths include the independence that ethanol-based fuel will create for the United States, that an energy or carbon tax...

  • Cornered. Jayson, Gary // Liberty (08941408);Oct2008, Vol. 22 Issue 9, p53 

    The author talks about the energy crisis in the U.S. He comments on the issue of offshore drilling which was accounted in several "Wall Street Journal" articles. He states that the decision by U.S. President George W. Bush to lift the federal executive ban on offshore drilling reduced the price...

  • US backs GCC nuclear plan as a counter to Iran.  // MEED: Middle East Economic Digest;1/26/2007, Vol. 51 Issue 4, p2 

    The article reports on the support of the U.S. government for the planned development of civil nuclear technology by the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC). It is believed that the GCC nuclear plan is intended as a counterweight to the nuclear power of Iran. U.S. undersecretary of state for...

  • AMERICAN EYE. Ghazi, Folly // Green Futures;Nov/Dec2005, Issue 55, p29 

    The article discusses on the order of U.S. president George W. Bush to cut back electricity use and curb non-essential travel of federal agencies. It also inquires whether the administration has back up the controversial new legislation forwarded by the Republican members to open currently...

  • Let Texas' oil rise. Mills, Alex // Fort Worth Business Press;2/13/2006, Vol. 19 Issue 7, p49 

    Comments on the stance of U.S. President George W. Bush on issues involving the oil and gas industry of the country. Overview of the government's appropriation for developing alternative energy sources; Goal of the federal government for increasing research fund of the Department of Energy;...

  • Mineta: Bush May Veto Bills With Certain Bond Funding, Gas Tax Hikes. Sanchez, Humberto // Bond Buyer;2/4/2004, Vol. 347 Issue 31814, p5 

    Reports on the warning of U.S. Dept. of Transportation secretary Norman Y. Mineta to the Congress that President George W. Bush might veto legislation that funds projects with certain types of bonds, including taxable tax-credit bonds. Warning against gas tax increase; Inclusion of general fund...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics