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HEAT Leaders Blast Biden Administration For Cancelling Offshore Oil and Gas Lease Sales

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Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.) and HEAT Co-Chairs Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) and Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.) issued the following statement after the Biden Administration announced the cancellation of three offshore oil and gas lease sales off the coast of Alaska and in the Gulf of Mexico, effectively ending any chance that an offshore lease sale will be held this year: “Yes...

Mullin Calls Out Hypocrisy of the Biden Administration’s Envoy for Climate

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) sent a letter to John Kerry, Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, in response to his outrageous comments that he’s putting the United States natural gas industry “on notice.” Mullin highlighted the innovation of our domestic producers in lowering carbon emissions and called on Kerry to direct his criticisms towards global emitters, such as the Chinese Commu...

Mullin Introduces Bill to Protect President Trump’s NEPA Reform

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Today, Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) introduced a bill to codify President Trump’s National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) reform from July 2020. The “Stop NEPA Expansion Act” comes in response to the Biden Administration’s decision to roll back the Trump Administration’s successful modernization of these outdated laws and streamlined permitting process for producers. The Trump-era reform ...

ICYMI: Mullin in The Hill: Europe’s rush to green: A cautionary tale for America

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Tags: Energy

Today, The Hill published an op-ed from Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) on the fallout of Europe’s rush to green and the consequences for America should President Biden lead the United States down the same path. The article can be found here and below. President Biden recently announced the creation of a Task Force on Energy and Security with the European Union as a show of commitment to redu...

Mullin Calls Out Transportation Secretary on New Fuel Economy Standards

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) sent a letter to Department of Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg today in response to his recent announcement to increase Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for passenger and light duty trucks. Mullin refutes the Secretary’s claim that this mandate will help rural America, citing the inevitable rise in cost of new vehicles and the push for mo...

Mullin Emphasizes Importance of American Energy Independence During Hearing with Oil Executives

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) emphasized the importance of American energy independence during a House Energy and Commerce Oversight and Investigations Subcommittee hearing with oil executives today. Hearing witness, General H.R. McMaster who was National Security Advisor under President Trump, confirmed to Congressman Mullin that American energy independence brings global stabilization, an...

ICYMI: Mullin in Branded: American producers deserve certainty in the permitting process

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) penned a piece today in the Congressional Western Caucus’s new blog, “Branded.” The caucus is recognizing March as Permitting Month. The full piece can be found here and below: American energy independence is unobtainable without functioning pipelines. Pipelines are vital infrastructure for transporting crude oil and natural gas across the nation. They are safe...

The Cost of President Biden’s Anti-American Agenda

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Tags: Energy

The national average gas price has officially hit an all-time high. The Biden Administration would like to blame these record-high gas prices on the crisis in Ukraine. This is a far cry from the truth. President Biden’s assault on American energy has caused this spike in prices. On day one, President Biden canceled the Keystone XL pipeline and rejoined the Paris Climate Agreement. In the months si...

Mullin Supports Ban on Russian Oil Imports and Aid for Ukraine, Opposes Spending Package

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Congressman Markwayne Mullin (OK-02) released the following statement following tonight’s votes in the U.S. House of Representatives. Mullin voted yes on H.R. 6968, the Suspending Energy Imports from Russia Act and Security Division 1 of H.R. 2471, the Consolidated Appropriations Act. “This ban on Russian crude oil and petroleum imports is long overdue,” Mullin said. “While the Suspending Energy I...

HEAT Leaders Blast Biden For Record High Gas Prices

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Today, House Republican Whip Steve Scalise (R-La.), HEAT Co-Chairs Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-S.C.), and Rep. Markwayne Mullin (R-Okla.) issued the following statement after the national average gas price hit an all-time high of $4.173 per gallon. “President Biden’s anti-American energy policies have now caused American families to pay more for gas than at any other time in U.S. history. The week Biden w...

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