Bloggers on the call included “The Bear” from The Absurd Report, Brian Westenhaus from New Energy and Fuel, Bruce McQuain from The Q and O Blog, Dave Banks from The Missouri Mule,Gail Tverberg from The Oil Drum and Our Finite World, James Shott from Observations, JazzShaw from Hot Air, Joy McCann from Little Miss Attila, Lee Doren from OpenMarket.org,Pejman Yousefzadeh from A Chequer-Board of Nights and Days, Rory Cooper from Heritage:The Foundry.
(Music intro.)OPERATOR: You’re listening to Energy Conversations with API, brought to you by thepeople of America’s oil and natural gas industry.00:13 JANE VAN RYAN: The bloggers know what we’re looking at here today areEPA’s overreach in a couple of regulatory areas, particularly ozone and then also with thegreenhouse gas emissions that are to be regulated under the Clean Air Act. And these would beemissions coming from stationary sources. We’ve got a couple more that just joined us. Who,may I ask, has called in?00:43 PEJMAN YOUSEFZADEH: Pejman Yousefzadeh.00:44 MS. VAN RYAN: I’m sorry, say again?00:46 MR. YOUSEFZADEH: Pejman Yousefzadeh.00:49 MS. VAN RYAN: Ah, good, Pejman, glad you could join us, okay.00:52 MR. YOUSEFZADEH: Likewise, likewise.00:53 MS. VAN RYAN: And who else do we have?00:55 GAIL TVERBERG: This is Gail.00:56 MS. VAN RYAN: Hi, Gail. Terrific, okay. And we have several more that haveindicated they intend to join us. So I think what we’ll do is, we’ll go ahead and start and thenthey’ll join us in progress, because it is 2 o’clock, a little after 2:00, according to my clock hereon the computer.So Howard, I was asking you whether or not you wanted to start with an openingstatement, or shall we just move forward?01:23 HOWARD FELDMAN: I think we can pretty much move forward after yourstatement, Jane. I think it’s – we’re facing a lot of things going on from EPA right now. Theyare affecting our industry as well as industries across the country right now. And we’re here todiscuss those.