Energy Update

By July 28, 2006Energy

It’s easy to forget that life goes on when the President comes to visit but guess what? Life goes on.

The Gulf of Mexico Energy Security Act continues to move apace (that would be the Senate version of “apace”). It should go to a crucial cloture vote on Monday, with a vote on final passage either late Monday or Tuesday. In other words, we’re down to the short strokes. The Wall Street Journal had a great editorial on it yesterday entitled, “Drilling Bits.” Said the Journal in conclusion:

“If even $3 gasoline and expensive natural gas don’t cause Congress to allow more US drilling, the politicians deserve whatever retribution voters deliver in November.”

We couldn’t agree more. Please click here to weigh in if you’ve not already done so.