The Keystone XL tar sands pipeline project, like all oil industry projects, benefits from substantial taxpayer subsidies. Some, like reduced property taxes, are directed at the pipeline itsel
by dkoplow on Aug 29, 2011
Like so many attempts to strip away senseless subsidies before it, the most recent Congressional push to eliminate at least a handful of expensive subsidies to the oil and gas industry was blocked...
by dkoplow on Aug 1, 2011
This May 2011 piece (What's an Oil Subsidy?) by Nick Loris and Curtis Dubay took the issue of subsidie...
by dkoplow on May 25, 2011
With pressure building in Congress to strip out at least the most obvious subsidies to oil and gas, Taxyapers for Common Sense has released a new http://taxpayer.net/user_uploads/file/Ener...
During World War I, U.S. taxpayers provided the oil and gas industry with its first federal tax b ...
by dkoplow on Jan 19, 2011
A recent post by Ken Cohen, head PR guy at ExxonMobil, laments the temporary shut-down of offshore oil and gas drilling and its impact on all of us -- not them, but us, through lower federal taxes,...
by dkoplow on Dec 22, 2009
For years Armin Wagner and his team have toiled to pull together a consistent set of motor fuel prices from around the world. Though the wo...