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Washington oil, gas outlook for 2014 contains certainty, but also questions

Feb 3, 2014

US oil and gas leaders began 2014 with a handful of certainty and a bucketful of questions about what might happen in Washington during the coming year.

Washington strategies increasingly reach beyond Capital Beltway

Feb 4, 2013 More US oil and gas associations are expanding their federal advocacy efforts beyond Congress and the Obama administration. Washington staff members still plan to brief new House and Senate members...

Industry seizes opportunities amid challenges in election year

Feb 6, 2012

Conventional wisdom dictates that not much gets accomplished in Washington, DC, when it's a presidential election year.

BOEM issues ROD for environmental review of G&G survey off Atlantic Coast

Jul 18, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a record of decision (ROD) for environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities offshore the Atlantic Coast.

SAFE: Report’s ‘flash points’ emphasize US transportation fuel problem

Jul 18, 2014 A proliferation of global oil geopolitical “flash points” makes it even more urgent for the US to aggressively reduce its dependence on crude oil for transportation fuels, according to speakers dis...

BLM director: Fee system needed for increased onshore well inspections

Jul 17, 2014 A shortage of inspectors, reduced budgets, and a record number of wells on public lands make the US Bureau of Land Management’s budget request for a fee system to increase its oil and gas inspectio...

Obama’s latest sanctions against Russia include oil, gas firms

Jul 17, 2014

In response to continued unrest in Ukraine, US President Barack Obama has announced new sanctions against Russia that include—for the first time—operations of Russian state-owned energy firms.

Australia repeals carbon tax legislation

Jul 17, 2014

Australia’s Parliament has repealed the carbon tax legislation that this year imposed $24.15 (Aus.)/tonne of carbon dioxide emissions.

Petrotrin blames US shale gas revolution for reduced refinery runs

Jul 16, 2014 Trinidad and Tobago’s state-owned Petrotrin is blaming the shale gas revolution in the US and lower crude prices at Cushing, Okla., for its decision to significantly reduce its refinery throughput ...

India pondering natural gas safety board

Jul 16, 2014

India may create a natural gas safety board in the wake of the June 27 pipeline explosion that killed 19.

Washington oil, gas outlook for 2014 contains certainty, but also questions

Feb 3, 2014

US oil and gas leaders began 2014 with a handful of certainty and a bucketful of questions about what might happen in Washington during the coming year.

Washington strategies increasingly reach beyond Capital Beltway

Feb 4, 2013 More US oil and gas associations are expanding their federal advocacy efforts beyond Congress and the Obama administration. Washington staff members still plan to brief new House and Senate members...

Industry seizes opportunities amid challenges in election year

Feb 6, 2012

Conventional wisdom dictates that not much gets accomplished in Washington, DC, when it's a presidential election year.

BOEM issues ROD for environmental review of G&G survey off Atlantic Coast

Jul 18, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a record of decision (ROD) for environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities offshore the Atlantic Coast.

SAFE: Report’s ‘flash points’ emphasize US transportation fuel problem

Jul 18, 2014 A proliferation of global oil geopolitical “flash points” makes it even more urgent for the US to aggressively reduce its dependence on crude oil for transportation fuels, according to speakers dis...

BLM director: Fee system needed for increased onshore well inspections

Jul 17, 2014 A shortage of inspectors, reduced budgets, and a record number of wells on public lands make the US Bureau of Land Management’s budget request for a fee system to increase its oil and gas inspectio...

Obama’s latest sanctions against Russia include oil, gas firms

Jul 17, 2014

In response to continued unrest in Ukraine, US President Barack Obama has announced new sanctions against Russia that include—for the first time—operations of Russian state-owned energy firms.

Australia repeals carbon tax legislation

Jul 17, 2014

Australia’s Parliament has repealed the carbon tax legislation that this year imposed $24.15 (Aus.)/tonne of carbon dioxide emissions.

Petrotrin blames US shale gas revolution for reduced refinery runs

Jul 16, 2014 Trinidad and Tobago’s state-owned Petrotrin is blaming the shale gas revolution in the US and lower crude prices at Cushing, Okla., for its decision to significantly reduce its refinery throughput ...

India pondering natural gas safety board

Jul 16, 2014

India may create a natural gas safety board in the wake of the June 27 pipeline explosion that killed 19.

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OGJ's Midyear Forecast 2014

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OGJ Annual Forecast & Review Webcast 2011

Oil & Gas Journal Editor Bob Tippee discusses key influences in the global and US oil markets based on data published in the annual Forecast an...
Feb 24, 2011
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