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HILL ENERGY BRIEFING: Oil Groups Lobby Before Today’s House Vote

Aug. 12, 2022, 10:05 AM

The House is planning to vote today on tax and climate legislation that Democrats have spent the better part of two years negotiating.

But groups such as the American Petroleum Institute, American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers are lobbying for changes to the bill up until the last moment.

The groups in a letter to Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) say the bill could hamper crude oil production and restrict American’s energy security through its new taxes and fees. Specifically, the groups oppose the new corporate minimum tax as as well as a plan to ...