Arguing for biofuel quotas

    July 30, 2015 10:19 AM by NickS

    With Republican majorities in both the Senate and House, EPA officials should be used to members saying it is moving ahead too aggressively. A June 18 Senate Homeland Security subcommittee hearing on the federal Renewable Fuels Standard program was notably different. . . .

    Change in Saudi Arabia?

    July 16, 2015 4:17 PM by NickS

    International observers are still considering the extent, if any, of changes since Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud became Saudi Arabia’s king in January. Most aren’t ready to issue declarations just yet. . . .

     

    Gov. Sandoval’s timely reminders

    July 8, 2015 9:07 AM by NickS

    Amid recurring declarations that the US government and western states need to closely work together, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval (R) reminded two federal agencies’ top administrators that the idea should apply to controlling methane emissions . . .

    Condensate reporting considerations

    June 30, 2015 10:13 AM by NickS

    Bills to expand federal offshore oil and gas leasing and revenue sharing with coastal states may have generated more questions. But US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Director Abigail Ross Hopper also discussed a measure dealing with petroleum condensate . . .

    Sizing up Asia Pacific potential

    June 22, 2015 4:16 PM by NickS

    Determining the Asian Pacific’s energy demand potential doesn’t look difficult initially. Its economic growth is relatively strong, so it could be substantial. Pinning down what countries there actually will do is much harder . . .

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