This week’s Capitol Crude looks at efforts by congressional Republicans to open up the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil and gas development. After decades of debate, drilling in ANWR appears closer than ever, but there are a lot of open questions and moving parts.
Senior oil editor Brian Scheid looks closely at a Senate committee hearing last week where a bill opening ANWR was approved. Additionally, Chris Guith, a senior vice president for policy at the US Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute, talks about whether oil and gas producers are even interested in the Alaskan frontier.
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