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U.S. to Resume Filling Strategic Petroleum Reserve

The U.S. Department of Energy today announced that it plans to take advantage of the recent decline in crude oil prices, and has issued a solicitation to purchase approximately 12 million barrels of crude oil for the nation’s Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) to replenish supplies sold following hurricanes Katrina and Rita in 2005.

January 2nd

Asstistant Secretary of Energy Andy Karsner Announces Resignation

While Karsner has not given any reason for the resignation, the underlying point is that he resigned from a one-of -a-kind job at a time when there is major political discord about how the U.S. should be moving forward with its energy policy. The news came on the same day that, for the fourth time this summer, Senate Republicans blocked an attempt to extend funding for renewable energy tax credit.

July 31st