Energy Roundup: OMA Calls for More Transmission Competition
- The OMA has co-signed a letter urging U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) to include transmission competition in any federal permitting reform passed by Congress. Read the letter.
- The National Association of Manufacturers says President Joe Biden’s call for a windfall tax on U.S. energy producers is a “dangerous and destructive” idea that could lead to more inflation and reliance on imports.
- U.S. natural gas futures jumped about 7% this week amid expectations that demand will rise once the Freeport LNG export plant in Texas is back online.
- The St. Louis Fed has published this graph, showing an “unprecedented increase in fertilizer prices.”
If you haven’t already, you can register now for the OMA Energy Committee’s Nov. 29 meeting, which will be held virtually and in person at the OMA headquarters in Columbus. 11/3/2022