Peterson pushes gas exploration

Kamalick, Joe
March 2007
ICIS Chemical Business Americas;3/19/2007, Vol. 271 Issue 11, p10
Trade Publication
The article discusses the advocacy of natural gas exploration by U.S. Congressman John Peterson. Peterson will introduce legislation that will make broader areas of the U.S. continental shelf open for natural gas exploration projects. Peterson was one of the congressmen who supported legislation in 2006 that seeks to open a small portion of the eastern U.S. Gulf region for energy production.


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