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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 3:17:38 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 3:16:28 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 6, 2013 9:51:08 PM

what a surprise
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MAC48
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 6:34:22 PM

Did anyone really expect anything else from the Obama administration?
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car253
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 5:33:48 PM

No surprise here.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 4:55:28 PM

Interesting.
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Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 4:11:43 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 2:16:32 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 1:13:40 PM

ok
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kishoreCA
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 1:03:55 PM

ok, still prices are going up...
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WillyG
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 1:01:52 PM

Thank you Bama !
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Caribou2011
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 1:00:28 PM

Thank Obama for doing nothing.. again.
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DeeLA
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:55:07 PM

It's part of the federal plan.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:54:51 PM

As if we didn't know that.
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belladog
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:50:57 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 12:50:46 PM

republicans should be happy. this means smaller government...
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:48:48 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 12:48:06 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 12:47:20 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 12:46:26 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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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:42:59 PM

Yep, Obama lies.
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SparkieMi
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:40:00 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 12:36:15 PM

No drilling on federal lands thanks to our dear leader.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:34:42 PM

Maybe we don't need to use federal lands yet.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:34:11 PM

Ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:25:40 PM

sounds like the Feds.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:23:11 PM

Sorry GNo1you got it backwards... the liar WASN'T elected.... Romney lost. Remember???
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:19:37 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:16:46 PM

More political BS....
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:14:23 PM

More political BS....
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:13:41 PM

Alrighty now!
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:09:56 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:09:16 PM

Good on both counts.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:03:32 PM

oh well
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:02:56 PM

Okay
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 12:01:17 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 11:53:21 AM

Why does it have to involve the government. smh
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merlinMalo
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:50:44 AM

SO ????
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:47:45 AM

whatever
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:46:43 AM

With production increasing shouldn't prices go down? Yea, right.
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:46:03 AM

tru that
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:45:50 AM

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 11:45:28 AM

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 11:41:20 AM

Politics
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Interesting
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Message Posted: Mar 6, 2013 11:40:18 AM

I wouldn't want to have anything to do with federal lands.
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So this tell you.
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