Capitol Weekly Podcast: Gas prices, Russia and energy security

With the average gasoline pump price approaching six bucks a gallon in California, we called Cathy Reheis-Boyd, President of the Western States Petroleum Association, to explain how we got here and what happens now.

Plus – who had the Worst Week in California Politics?

:36 What next for gas prices?

4:24 DYK: California gets about 50,000 barrels of oil per day from Russia

6:34 How much do retailers control gas pricing?

9:43 California’s oil production has declined 60% – why?

12:36 What drives the cost of gas?

18:06 Can the US influence the global price of oil?

20:11 Is there common ground between energy producers and environmentalists?

22:54 Let’s talk Carbon Capture

28:19 Will Biden tap the Strategic Oil Reserve?

31:14 The #WorstWeekCA

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