Breitling Oil and Gas Morning Podcast #150 September 17th, 2012

Here are the highlights on Romney’s energy plan. Under Romney’s proposal, US states would play a bigger part in federal onshore energy development decisions, more offshore areas would be open for oil and gas development, and the federal government would pursue stronger alliances with Canada and Mexico. It also would assess potential US energy resources, try to make regulation and permitting more transparent, provide government support for fossil fuel as well as alternative energy research and development, and rely more on the private sector for future energy R&D.   I personally applaud the Romney energy plan. “It incorporates the appropriate role of government in energy policy, which must be to promote energy development, rather than stifle it by overwhelming or threatening legislation and destructive legislation.

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