Tag: Russian oil

Timothy Puko, an energy policy reporter at the Wall Street Journal, joined “Plugged In” host Neil Chatterjee and energy reporter Breanne Deppisch to explain the industry’s true role in the Biden administration’s efforts to combat climate change and how the importance of energy security may have put clean energy policies on pause.

Puko also dives deeper into the Democrats’ race to push bills that support decarbonization before the midterm elections in November. But, as our guest points out, there is still a divide on the Left between centrists who favor energy security, like Sen. Joe Manchin, and progressives, who want more aggressive climate change action to be taken.

Nicholas DeIuliis, president and CEO of CNX Resources Corporation, joined “Plugged In” host Neil Chatterjee and energy reporter Breanne Deppisch to break down the global dependence on Russian oil and why — even amid crisis — critics still push back on natural gas and other cleaner energy sources.

Deluliis also touches on the good, the bad, and the ugly of ESG (environmental and social governance) investing and why the industry has shifted focus to advocacy and technology development. He said balancing the goal of making the industry more efficient and adding demand for natural gas and renewables is what it’s all about.

Oil and gas industry executives met with lawmakers recently to talk about more production and gas prices, which resulted in somewhat of a blame game.

On this week’s episode of “Plugged In,” co-hosts Neil Chatterjee, former FERC chairman, and energy reporter Breanne Deppisch discuss the top energy stories from the last week — including recent policies by the Biden administration that oil and gas companies say have tied their hands as the war in Ukraine continues and more sanctions are put on Russian energy.