Critiquing the SPR Swap Plan

This morning, I read an interesting editorial in the Wall Street Journal: Obama Has a Plan To Manage Our Oil Reserve The editorial was written by John Shages, a former deputy assistant secretary for petroleum […]

SPR is Being Tapped

In response to Hurricane Gustav and the oil production that was taken offline as a result, the federal government announced that 250,000 barrels of oil would be released from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve: Oil prices […]

Pinning Pelosi

I received an interesting e-mail yesterday: Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the House and Author of “Know Your Power: A Message to America’s Daughters” will answer questions in a live discussion on today (Wednesday, Aug. […]

More SPR Nonsense

I must say that I find it amazing that the same people can argue 1). We are too dependent upon fossil fuels; 2). We must find alternatives; 3). Carbon emissions are too high; 4). We […]

Stop Filling the SPR?

To me, some of the most humorous ideas for relieving high oil prices are the perpetual calls to release oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR). Note what the SPR is actually for: The Strategic […]