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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.

DOE unveils initiative to curb methane emissions from US gas systems

Jul 31, 2014 The US Department of Energy announced an initiative to reduce methane emissions from natural gas systems nationwide following a series of roundtables with stakeholders. The measures are part of the...

BOEM adds 15 days to 2017-22 OCS leasing program’s comment period

Jul 30, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said it would allow 15 additional days for public comments on its request for information and comments on preparation of its 2012-17 US Outer Continental Sh...

House approves bill to reform the Endangered Species Act

Jul 30, 2014

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would reform the Endangered Species Act for the first time in 26 years.

IG’s office recommends EPA begin regulating LDC methane emissions

Jul 28, 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency, which does not regulate methane emissions from natural gas local distribution companies (LDC), should start working with the US Pipeline & Hazardous Mate...

BOEM seeks information for possible 2017 Beaufort Sea lease sale

Jul 28, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued a call for information and nominations on July 25 for a possible 2017 oil and gas lease sale in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s coast. Comments for wha...

States with fracing are economically stronger, House panel told

Jul 28, 2014 US states that embraced hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling staged stronger economic recoveries than those that did not since 2008 when the country plunged into recession, an economist tol...

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

Jul 28, 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.

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.

DOE unveils initiative to curb methane emissions from US gas systems

Jul 31, 2014 The US Department of Energy announced an initiative to reduce methane emissions from natural gas systems nationwide following a series of roundtables with stakeholders. The measures are part of the...

BOEM adds 15 days to 2017-22 OCS leasing program’s comment period

Jul 30, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management said it would allow 15 additional days for public comments on its request for information and comments on preparation of its 2012-17 US Outer Continental Sh...

House approves bill to reform the Endangered Species Act

Jul 30, 2014

The US House of Representatives passed a bill that would reform the Endangered Species Act for the first time in 26 years.

IG’s office recommends EPA begin regulating LDC methane emissions

Jul 28, 2014 The US Environmental Protection Agency, which does not regulate methane emissions from natural gas local distribution companies (LDC), should start working with the US Pipeline & Hazardous Mate...

BOEM seeks information for possible 2017 Beaufort Sea lease sale

Jul 28, 2014 The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued a call for information and nominations on July 25 for a possible 2017 oil and gas lease sale in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska’s coast. Comments for wha...

States with fracing are economically stronger, House panel told

Jul 28, 2014 US states that embraced hydraulic fracturing and horizontal drilling staged stronger economic recoveries than those that did not since 2008 when the country plunged into recession, an economist tol...

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

Jul 28, 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.

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