To settle or not to settle; that is the question. Whether it’s practical or simply expedient for a federal agency facing legal action to negotiate a compromise so it can use increasingly scarce resources elsewhere . . .
Archive for '2013'
Heavy rain didn’t dampen Western Energy Alliance members’ enthusiasm the morning of May 7 during their 2013 Washington call-up. They had too many places to go . . .
Lucio Noto supplied interesting details as he reminisced Apr. 29 about the merger which created ExxonMobil Corp. in 1999. . . .
Four agencies are moving ahead and continuing to coordinate federal hydraulic fracturing research despite missing a pair of deadlines . . .
Broader questions emerged from the US Chemical Safety Board’s initial report on its investigation of an Aug. 6, 2012 incident at Chevron USA’s Richmond, Calif., refinery. . . .
During Bill Clinton’s first US presidential campaign in 1992, workers at its headquarters kept focused by periodically glancing at a poster proclaiming: “It’s the economy, stupid.” . . .
Fugitive methane emissions from natural gas operations are a significant global warming pollution source which should be reduced sharply, a new World Resources Institute working paper asserts. . . .
Many people in the oil and gas industry have been thinking hard about future workforce needs. They cite the number . . .
American security and prosperity are increasingly, and inextricably, linked to developing countries, a new Center for Strategic and International Studies report says . . .
Gina McCarthy would not be nominated as the next EPA administrator for 3 more days. But an American Petroleum Institute official was ready on Mar. 1 . . .
Many anticipated Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s death from cancer. It still raised significant questions about what will happen next when it actually happened . . .
Washington’s major league baseball team, which became the National League’s eastern division champion in 2012, isn’t the only group in the nation’s capital which feels as if it’s wearing a target . . .
Sally Jewell’s nomination on Feb. 6 to succeed Ken Salazar as US Interior secretary was indisputably a surprise. . . .
American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers President Charles T. Drevna made his primary 2013 New Year's resolution early, and quickly started to keep it. . . .
The idea that Colorado regulators faced setbacks seems confusing at first. In this context, however, “setback” refers to . . .
Maybe it was because it was a presidential election year. Whatever the reason, words seemed to matter more than substance . . .
The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is expected to announced new safety regulations in 2013 . . .
From the outset, the discussion’s question seemed provocative: Can the world live without Iranian oil? . . .