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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.

DOT proposes new rules for transporting crude oil by rail

Jul 23, 2014 A train with 20 or more tank cars carrying crude oil, ethanol, or other flammable liquids would be classified as a high-hazardous flammable train (HHFT), and would be subject to lower speed limits,...

Center for LNG urges DOE to scrap proposed export review changes

Jul 23, 2014 The US Department of Energy’s proposal to only issue national interest determinations to LNG export projects that have completed a National Environmental Policy Act review should be withdrawn, the ...

Oil & Gas UK welcomes consultation on uHPHT allowance

Jul 23, 2014 Oil & Gas UK said it welcomes the opening of a formal consultation by HM Treasury on a new cluster area allowance to support investment in ultrahigh-pressure, ultrahigh-temperature (uHPHT) oil ...

Chevron accepts amended plan for Richmond refinery revamp

Jul 22, 2014 Chevron Corp. has agreed to accept an alternative, more environmentally friendly plan proposed by city officials for the long-delayed $1 billion modernization of its 257,000-b/d Richmond, Calif., r...

DOE wants to mobilize subsurface engineering R&D efforts

Jul 22, 2014 The US Department of Energy wants to mobilize federal government, oil and gas industry, university, and other research to address subsurface engineering challenges, particularly controlling fractur...

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...

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.

DOT proposes new rules for transporting crude oil by rail

Jul 23, 2014 A train with 20 or more tank cars carrying crude oil, ethanol, or other flammable liquids would be classified as a high-hazardous flammable train (HHFT), and would be subject to lower speed limits,...

Center for LNG urges DOE to scrap proposed export review changes

Jul 23, 2014 The US Department of Energy’s proposal to only issue national interest determinations to LNG export projects that have completed a National Environmental Policy Act review should be withdrawn, the ...

Oil & Gas UK welcomes consultation on uHPHT allowance

Jul 23, 2014 Oil & Gas UK said it welcomes the opening of a formal consultation by HM Treasury on a new cluster area allowance to support investment in ultrahigh-pressure, ultrahigh-temperature (uHPHT) oil ...

Chevron accepts amended plan for Richmond refinery revamp

Jul 22, 2014 Chevron Corp. has agreed to accept an alternative, more environmentally friendly plan proposed by city officials for the long-delayed $1 billion modernization of its 257,000-b/d Richmond, Calif., r...

DOE wants to mobilize subsurface engineering R&D efforts

Jul 22, 2014 The US Department of Energy wants to mobilize federal government, oil and gas industry, university, and other research to address subsurface engineering challenges, particularly controlling fractur...

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...

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