The question was how much influence the federal government could exert to make US energy infrastructure less vulnerable to weather events linked to global climate change . . .
Archive for '2014'
If anyone wants to consider where oil and gas product distribution can go haywire, the recent domestic propane “perfect storm” bears examination. . . .
The US State Department substantially followed prescribed guidance – and sometimes exceeded it – when it selected Environmental Resource Management Inc. to help prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement . . .
Sen. Tom Udall (D-NM) and Rep. Rob Bishop (R-Utah) sought Interior Secretary Sally Jewell’s help in getting continued funding for a successful Bureau of Land Management pilot program before its authorization expires . . .
Oil and gas industry leaders generally don’t expect Congress to do much about energy in 2014. But they haven’t necessarily written federal lawmakers off . . .
On one hand, a Jan. 16-17 exchange of letters between leaders of 18 national environmental organizations and the White House simply may have been political posturing . . .
The Western Energy Alliance asked the Interior Department’s Land Appeals Board on Jan. 13 to overturn Bureau of Land Management Utah Director Juan Palma’s Nov. 14, 2013, decision to defer 57 tracts . . .
Skip Horvath will wrap up 25 years as a major official in Washington’s oil and gas associations when he retires as president of the Natural Gas Supply Association later this year. . . .
The single biggest oil and gas question for 2014 may be whether long-cherished US policies and assumptions can change to reflect surprising new realities. . . .
China’s increasingly prominent global energy role undoubtedly matters. One intriguing underlying question is whether it can reconcile security and profitability goals. . . .
Soon after OPEC held its regular ministerial meeting Dec. 4 in Vienna, the usual question was asked: Does its decision to maintain the group’s official production level at 30 million b/d even matter? . . .