January 17, 2017 at 11:26AM on Facebook
“Under the leadership of Hillary Clinton, the State Department started its own in-house energy promotion department, the Bureau of Energy Resources. The team works on a variety of energy projects, but its most high-profile programs have been focused on spurring the worldwide spread of hydraulic fracturing (“fracking”) technology, with the hope that doing so would blunt the influence of certain foreign powers. The Bureau’s Unconventional Gas Technical Engagement Program (formerly the Global Shale Gas Initiative) has in the past engaged with ExxonMobil for projects in Poland and eastern Europe.”
Yet another way in which the Obama administration lowered the bar, paving the way for the Trumpistas.
Rex Tillerson’s ExxonMobil Frequently Sought State Department Assistance, New Documents Show