EPA’s McCarthy Addresses O&G Industry: Arrogant, Clueless, Both?

Federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator was invited and to her credit showed up at IHS’ annual CERAWeek conference earlier this week–a gathering of energy companies (particularly oil and gas companies). She gave the opening plenary speech and following that speech she was interviewed by IHS Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin. In response to a question about EPA regulation of the oil and gas sector, she said the EPA, “doesn’t regulate the oil and gas sector the way we do other sectors.” Does she REALLY believe that? If she does, she’s even more clueless than we thought. The Gas Processors Association isn’t having any of it. They responded with a prime statement…

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