There are some amusing but salty comments following the article you posted.
Gerard, of API, is a bonafide pinhead and a dolt. What API did over the BP disaster simply played right into the hands of the administration. Every technical report that was to be illuminating was incorporated into the CFR by reference as a regulation including all the ones that were written by self serving parties pimping for more studies.
with American Petroleum Institute head Jack Gerard saying his organization is pleased that the White House recognizes the need to coordinate the efforts of the federal agencies that are reviewing, studying or proposing new regulations.
The point is to unify the prohibitions to development whenever possible.
Every time I heard the fuss about the secret service, I wondered what we were being distracted from. I wondered how much more of our sovereignty was being given away to south america. This answers my question. Natural gas does not cost enough.