Book Review: “Why We Hate the Oil Companies”

Title: Review: Why We Hate the Oil Companies, by John Hofmeister; Publisher: Palgrave/Macmillan, 2010 Reviewed by: S. Duff Kerr Publication: The Outcrop, May 2012, p. 20, 23 Hofmeister covers the industry’s long standing inability to communicate with the Public and Government at all levels. The author is not the typical Industry spokesperson. He had only a few years exposure … More Book Review: “Why We Hate the Oil Companies”

Public Issues at the National Level: A Report from the Public Issues Committee – 2001

Title: Public Issues at the National Level: A Report from the Public Issues Committee Author: Larry Anna, Chairman Publication: The Outcrop, December 2001, p. 16-17 Summary of Hearings on Mining Law and Regulatory Reform Recently, the House Resources Committee Subcommittee on Energy and Mineral Resources held a hearing to discuss the $100 mining claim fee and … More Public Issues at the National Level: A Report from the Public Issues Committee – 2001

A Perspective from AIPG: National Energy Policy

Title: A Perspective from AIPG: National Energy Policy Author: William J. Siok, AIPG Executive Director Publication: The Outcrop, August 2001, p. 1, 6-7 Practicing geologists can view the ongoing energy situation from a number of perspectives. As consumer, the geologist sees regular and sometimes dramatic increases in the costs of heating a home, operating a car, etc. … More A Perspective from AIPG: National Energy Policy

Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies

Title: Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies Author: Logan MacMillan Publication: The Outcrop, March 2005, p. 20-21 Over the past several years I have been following the changes in documentation of how the federal government will manage lands in an area of the Uinta basin in northeastern Utah, where … More Public Issues Committee Guest Column: What NEPA Means to Petroleum Geologists Working the Rockies