Energy

Crenshaw, Bipartisan Lawmakers Call on DOI to Cut Gulf Oil and Gas Royalties

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02), joined by a bipartisan group of 13 lawmakers, today called on the Department of the Interior (DOI) to cut royalties on offshore oil and gas. In a letter to Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, the lawmakers pressed DOI to temporarily reduce or eliminate royalties for leases in the Gulf of Mexico. “We do not believe the American energy sector need... Read more »

Crenshaw Applauds DOE Suspension of Strategic Petroleum (SPR) Sale

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) today applauded a decision by the Department of Energy (DOE) to suspend the sale of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) amid a global decline in oil prices. The announcement comes one day after Crenshaw, joined by Reps. Liz Cheney (R-WY) and Garret Graves (R-LA), sent a letter to Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette urging the Department t... Read more »

Crenshaw: It’s Time for Conservatives to Own the Climate-Change Issue

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) today penned an op-ed in National Review highlighting the need for serious solutions to address climate change. Crenshaw has introduced the New Energy Frontier, legislation to promote research and development for carbon capture technology, and establish a “Carbon Innovation Hub” to achieve an environmental moonshot: turning CO2 and other greenhou... Read more »

Crenshaw Introduces “New Energy Frontier”

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(Washington, DC) – Congressman Dan Crenshaw (TX-02) today introduced legislation to boost carbon capture at natural gas power plants. The New Energy Frontiers Through Carbon Innovation Act will promote research and development for carbon capture technology, and establish a “Carbon Innovation Hub” to achieve an environmental moonshot: turning CO2 and other greenhouse gasses into valuable commoditie... Read more »

Crenshaw Joins The American Flood Coalition and The House Energy Action Team

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WASHINGTON, DC – In a continued effort to address two key issues impacting TX-02, Representative Dan Crenshaw joined the American Flood Coalition and the House Energy Action Team (HEAT). The American Flood Coalition, a nonpartisan organization dedicated to finding solutions for flood-affected communities, focuses on creating policies that strengthen the economy, invest in cities and towns, and saf... Read more »

Crenshaw Introduces Bipartisan Carbon Capture Legislation

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WASHINGTON, DC – Representative Dan Crenshaw, joined by Representatives Cuellar (TX-28), Flores (TX-17), Gonzalez (TX-15), Lamb (PA-17), Lucas (OK-3) and Walberg (MI-7), introduced the Launching Energy Advancement and Development through Innovations for Natural Gas (LEADING) Act of 2019. The legislation prioritizes research and development funding for technology that captures carbon emissions by i... Read more »