Showing 6 ideas for tag "oil"
We should stop paying approximately $30.00 - $50.00 for each government vehicle oil change for an estimated fleet of 600,000 vehicles government wide. Currently, we use hundreds of oil change facilities including national brands, car dealerships, etc. I recommend that we negotiate flat rate fee's for individual oil changes at 3-5 national brands and implement guidance for using these brands. If a designated brand... more »
Oil companies historically worked with Middle East countries to pursuade potentates to change royalties on oil extracted by US companies into taxes. The result was of no consequence to foreign treasuries - they still got the same money - but the impact to the US Treasury was an enormous loss. The cost was not defined any longer as a cost of doing business, an overhead, but by being treated as a "tax" the amounts could... more »
We need to drill for oil here, and stop depending on foreign oil or renewable resources that are far from being mass produced at affordable rates.
Right now there is plenty of leased land to exploration and developement. The problem happens when companies sit on leases without developement. No jobs are created. No resources are made available. If we can put a limit on how long a lease can be idle, we can spur some developement or lease the land to someone interested on delevopement.
Require rainwater capture on all washrack systems as well as water recycling with oil and water seperators. This is sustainable and the water recycling is already a commercial standard that could apply to DoD vehicles.
Eliminate subsidies on fossil fuels, save money, and promote clean energy.