Chevron, Valero, and Devon Energy were among the largest donors to the super PACs aligned with Mike Johnson and Mitch McConnell last year.
A coalition of companies like Cargill and Chevron hired new lobbyists as it works to convince policymakers that so-called "renewable natural gas" should get government subsidies.
A new disclosure shows the think tanks and universities that took ExxonMobil money in 2022.
According to the environmentalist organization InfluenceMap, more than 60 companies are at "significant risk of net zero greenwashing" due to lobbying that contradicts their own climate pledges
Environmental groups warn that hydrogen fuel produced with fossil gas could entrench the oil & gas industry for decades.
Manchin added a bill rider in July supporting the fossil fuel industry’s position on a major “clean hydrogen” tax credit after his longtime confidante Larry Puccio was hired to lobby by a gas company seeking the benefits.
Oil and gas companies are deploying revolving door lobbyists to shape tens of billions in tax credits for hydrogen fuel.