House GOP Sends Message With Sweeping Drilling Bills

February 2012
Energy Daily;2/2/2012, Issue 23, p2
The article reports that the U.S. House has advanced a legislation that expands the U.S. production, including opening up offshore areas and Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to use the drilling royalties to pay for the transportation infrastructure improvements. The bill is expected not to pass the Democratic-run Senate where majority opposed the drilling off the coastal state shores. An overview of the bills that comprise the American Energy and Infrastructure Jobs Act is given.


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