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Market dynamics key to US LNG exports to Asia, witnesses say

US exports of LNG to Asia are more likely to be determined by overseas market dynamics than by US government policies, witnesses told a US House Foreign Affairs Committee subcommittee on May 29.

Sage grouse 'pause button' bills

Congressional Republicans from four Rocky Mountain states rallied behind legislation introduced May 22 that would delay a court-ordered decision on whether the Greater Sage Grouse should be listed as an endangered species for 10 years.

Reform in Mexico

While implementing energy reform of historic importance, the Mexican Congress should learn from a Latin American oil producer further along in the process.

BOEM awards leases in US-Mexico transboundary area to ExxonMobil

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has awarded the first three oil and gas leases in the Gulf of Mexico area subject to the US-Mexico Transboundary Hydrocarbons Agreement to Exxon Mobil Corp., which bid for the blocks during Western Planning Area Sale 233 in August 2013.

DOE proposes changes in its LNG export application review process

The US Department of Energy is considering changes in its review process for LNG export applications by limiting final national interest determinations to projects that have completed their National Environmental Policy Act compliance reviews. The move would suspend its practice of issuing conditional approvals.

EPA grants final approval for Texas refinery expansion

The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final permit to Flint Hills Resources to proceed with its project aimed at increasing processing capabilities for Eagle Ford crude at its 230,000-b/d West refinery in Corpus Christi, Tex.

Washington state enacts new regulation for refineries

The state of Washington has adopted a new rule that will require refineries in the state to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2025.

Petrovietnam seeks to protect disputed waters ‘by peaceful means’

Do Van Hau, president and chief executive officer of Petrovietnam, said at a May 23 press conference that China has not provided a legal basis to justify the view of “disputed waters.”

SEC to begin work on fresh Dodd-Frank foreign disclosure rules

The US Securities and Exchange Commission is preparing to develop revised requirements for publicly trade US oil, gas, and mining firms to disclose payments to foreign governments.

EIA: Mexico’s energy reform will address many challenges

As Mexico prepares to lift its 1938 ban on private sector energy investment, many of the challenges that have resulted in a decade-long decline in Mexico’s oil production are promised to be addressed, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

BOEM plans to prepare SEIS to comply with Chukchi Sea court order

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management intends to develop a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) to help resolve production estimate deficiencies a federal court found in its predecessor agency’s original Chukchi Sea crude oil development plan, the US Department of Justice said in its first bimonthly report required under an order remanding the matter to a lower court.

The Indian landslide

When voting began in Indian parliamentary elections Apr. 7, Narendra Modi, chief minister of Gujarat, was expected to lead his Hindu-nationalist Bharatiya Janata Party to victory.

BLM releases EA for Noble Energy’s eastern Nevada gas project

The US Bureau of Land Management released an environmental assessment for Noble Energy Inc.’s proposed Huntington Valley natural gas project 7 miles from Jiggs, Nev., an unincorporated community 30 miles south of Elko. Comments will be accepted on it through June 4, BLM said.

EPA proposes air emissions requirements for refineries

The US Environmental Protection Agency proposed making refiners measure benzene emissions around their facilities' fences and make the results publicly available.

Watching Government: Bipartisan?—barely

It started with the desire to give the editors a story out of Washington to post online while I covered the first day of Deloitte's 2014 Washington Energy Conference on May 13. A press release US Sen. Debbie Stabanow's (D-Mich.) office issued May 9 looked promising.

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