Joe Barton and Steve Scalise: Develop American resources, create American jobs

Reps. Joe Barton and Steve Scalise | Dallas Morning News

“Let us develop the resources of our land…”

These words, the beginning of a quotation of Daniel Webster, are emblazoned upon a plaque hung prominently in the House of Representatives’ chamber. They certainly hold true today as Republicans work to grow our economy, create good-paying jobs, make life more affordable for hardworking families and bolster America’s national security.

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NuStar and ConocoPhillips Loading Their First Export Cargo of U.S. Crude Oil After Lifting of Crude Oil Export Ban

| Business Wire

On the heels of the U.S. government’s recent lifting of the federal ban on the export of crude oil produced in the United States, NuStar Energy (NYSE: NS) and ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) announce they are loading what they believe to be the nation’s first export cargo of U.S.-produced light crude oil since the 40-year-old ban was lifted on December 18.

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