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Oil Lobby Seeks to Work With Obama

CNBC -- One of President Barack Obama's fiercest critics, the head of the US's powerful oil and gas industry lobby, has signaled the potential for better collaboration during Mr Obama's second term, thanks in no small part to the unexpected fossil fuel boom that has put the country on track to become the world's largest energy producer.

After four years of combat between the American Petroleum Institute and the White House, Jack Gerard, the lead representative of 500 oil and natural gas companies, said he is hopeful that the president will keep his re-election campaign commitment to promote the industries as crucial to economic growth and energy independence.

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honda0105
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Message Posted: Dec 30, 2012 7:02:01 AM

lol LeEC.

At least tomok's still here to entertain some of us.
LetemEatCake
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 9:31:38 PM


Got alotta anger there Tomok, must have been building for years. Why not try curtailing it...as you lost and need to get over it!
remay
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 2:40:30 PM

Heeeeere we go...
Bennecar
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 12:59:19 PM

Obama is a pathological liar so predicting what he will do next is almost a useless exercise.
jrs4125
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 6:11:29 AM

What good is that when pump prices stay as high as they are now? Greed is what runs oil and gas.
tomok
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 4:11:41 AM

Oil Lobby Seeks to Work With Obama?
Big Oil, Big Gas and Obama together?
What's Next - The end of the world?
Big Oil and Big Gas will build the pipeline with or without Sneeky's approval. The southern part of the crude oil pipeline is being constructed now to take care of the bottleneck for transporting the oil to the gulf coast refineries. There will Not be cheaper fuel prices at the pump, the fuel is Not for US gas stations.
The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! These resources are Not to be exported without taking care of the domestic market first.
'Coming out of the closet' Sneeky's lousy, smoke and mirrors, lack of jobs, dog and pony show and in the crapper economy, the jobs are Not here. Sneeky's economy is not improving but continues to hurt the population!
More Refineries are Not the answer, Stop exporting fuel is!
Whatever the size or shape of the vehicle, vehicle manufactures Produce and the population ‘Drives’ vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
XII/XXII/MMXII! - The Day After......
Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 3:08:19 AM

Interesting how many nattering little socialists are chipping their teeth on this thread...... and showcasing their shortcomings.......(grin)
Dodge_Me
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 1:18:01 AM

Hmm, sounds interesting
myambro
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Message Posted: Dec 28, 2012 12:31:00 AM

Never happen. Our Dear Leader does not work "with" anyone. He thinks we all work for him.
jcdakota
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:13:09 PM

Can a few others work with OBAMA ? Somebody with no vested interests!
jkpsr
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:08:36 PM

They tried to buy the election, and failed. They need a fallback position.
boatfloyd
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:05:27 PM

Let's all work together.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:05:22 PM

Good luck with that.
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Good luck trusting the socialist in chief.
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:04:19 PM

oh boy
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:03:42 PM

Good Luck.
jrschl
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:03:15 PM

They do not really have much of a choice.
yyc2yow
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:02:40 PM

come on already
Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 11:02:05 PM

Interesting.... the lobby bosses say they'll will work with Obama..... just as long as he does what they want......
dld1295
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:59:23 PM

The election is over
Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:58:24 PM

Damn socialist judge (grin)
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What a crock from the API!!!!
judgemobile
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:56:47 PM

how can profitable private industry work with known socialist who wants to take them over and create energy czar like car czar
Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:56:40 PM

use your brain people. You were issued a working one at birth. Just stop putting so much crap in there......
Gnusman53
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:53:32 PM

Wow so many posters showing they are the south-facing end of horse traveling north......

It is a miracle they can breathe...let alone use a keyboard.......all they have really displayed is they are flatliners from fantasyland.....without an iota of intelligence or a concept of reality.

[Edited by: Gnusman53 at 12/27/2012 11:58:25 PM EST]
danlanman
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:48:25 PM

imagine that
BREW9
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:48:13 PM

ok
carpenter4u
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:47:24 PM

You have to try to work with the dictator
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:45:27 PM

Good luck with that.... Lobbyists buy politicians!!!!
charg3rguy1991
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:44:06 PM

Ditto
clermont40miles
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:43:19 PM

Fire BHO & Co.

Build pipeline.

Produce.

Now that is the right way to work with the Dear Leader.

/wash-mouth-out-with-soap
goodbuy
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:41:26 PM

MAKE IT HAPPEN!!
csnvcas
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:40:00 PM

Time will tell
acknot
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:38:23 PM

Yah, good luck with that guys!
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:35:45 PM

double whammy for higher prices
TIGERPAW46
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:34:29 PM

They may not get much help from him if this published list of his biggest donors for 2012 is correct.

This table lists the top donors to this candidate in the 2012 election cycle. The organizations themselves did not donate, rather the money came from the organizations' PACs, their individual members or employees or owners, and those individuals' immediate families. Organization totals include subsidiaries and affiliates:

University of California $1,203,532
Microsoft Corp $815,435
Google Inc $805,119
US Government $720,449
Harvard University $663,608
Kaiser Permanente $580,785
Stanford University $511,921
Columbia University $452,203
Deloitte LLP $450,525
Time Warner $437,771
Sidley Austin LLP $401,795
DLA Piper $400,390
IBM Corp $371,309
Walt Disney Co $367,612
University of Chicago $354,589
University of Michigan $340,806
US Dept of State $339,419
Comcast Corp $336,815
US Dept of Justice $320,660
Apple Inc $307,992

http://www.opensecrets.org/pres12/contrib.php?id=N00009638



[Edited by: TIGERPAW46 at 12/27/2012 11:36:10 PM EST]
TDIdave
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:33:38 PM

ok
mstearno
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:31:56 PM

unless you want to abort a fetus he doesn't much care what you want
rjoeh
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:31:22 PM

Good Luck!!! He does not seem to care to work with anyone no matter how logical an idea is proposed.
EVBuddy
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:27:20 PM

Hummmmm
dastard57
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:26:43 PM

@scubadaniel You got that right!
TIGERPAW46
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:25:48 PM

Pay off time. How much did they contribute to his reelection?

[Edited by: TIGERPAW46 at 12/27/2012 11:28:02 PM EST]
Doomsday64
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:24:02 PM

good luck
scubadaniel
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:22:32 PM

The only way Obama works with people or companies is do it my way or the highway. Of if you donate enough $$$,maybe you can get an exemption form what ever it is you need.
DustyHorse
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:22:08 PM

Don't get your hope up Obama hates fossil fuels.
YodaON
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:20:52 PM

hopefully they make headway and not just waste time
Gas4Gore
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:18:46 PM

WHY?
toadNY
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:17:17 PM

Than Pay him off like every body else.
EdWoods
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:14:50 PM

The President should work with the industry to lower prices. Cheaper energy is critical to economic recovery.
REKEY
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Message Posted: Dec 27, 2012 10:13:37 PM

Then quit selling it abroad so that US gas prices will come down and then all things hauled by trucks, etc, etc. Then maybe I can drive to work!
wayoung56
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That's a good joke...
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