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Witnesses attack, defend recent BLM policies at House hearing

Policies adopted during the Obama administration have created unnecessary and unproductive obstacles to oil and gas activity on onshore federal lands, witnesses told a US House Natural Resources Committee subcommittee. Other witnesses defended the more prudent approach adopted by the US Bureau of Land Management.

MARKET WATCH: Natural gas, oil futures price climbs on US heating demand

Natural gas prices surged on the New York market on Feb. 4 as parts of the US experienced more winter weather while oil prices climbed awaiting the weekly government oil and product inventory numbers.

VAALCO gets IFC loan for work off Gabon

VAALCO Energy Inc., Houston, has received a $65-million reserve-based loan facility from IFC, part of the World Bank Group, to support further oil and gas development on the Etame Marin Block offshore Gabon.

Keystone XL supporters, opponents press Obama for prompt decision

Supporters and opponents of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline separately urged US President Barack Obama to decide promptly on whether the project should receive a cross-border permit. Their calls came days after the US Department of State released its final supplemental environmental impact statement on the project.

Total sells block interest offshore Angola for $750 million

Total SA will sell 15% participating interest the offshore Angola Block 15/06 to Sonangol E&P for $750 million.

BPC releases first three commissioned papers on RFS

The Bipartisan Policy Center released the first three of five papers it commissioned on the federal Renewable Fuels Standard. The papers are part of its effort to foster discussions on ways to reform the RFS, which was established by the 2005 Energy Policy Act established and expanded by the 2007 Energy Independence and Security Act, BPC said.

EPA rule requires new reporting from refiners, chemical processors

The US Environmental Protection Agency has finalized a rule under existing federal statutory law that establishes new reporting requirements for petroleum and petrochemical processors that use or plan to use five chemical substances identified generically as “complex strontium aluminate, rare earth doped” (CSA-RED).

Anadarko reports fourth-quarter loss, record yearend sales volumes

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. reported a fourth-quarter net loss of $770 million, decreasing net income by $1.145 billion.

MARKET WATCH: Crude oil prices fall on economic indicators, Libyan news

Crude oil prices dropped on New York and London markets in Feb. 3 trading, and analysts said traders focused on weaker-than-expected US and Chinese economic indicators along with the possibility of Libya boosting its oil exports toward more normal levels.

Why Congress still matters

Oil and gas industry leaders generally don't expect the US Congress to do much about energy in 2014. But they haven't necessarily written federal lawmakers off.

EPA agrees to reconsider 2013 cellulosic biofuel quotas

The US Environmental Protection Agency said it will reconsider 2013 cellulosic biofuel quotas it has made final because of new information the American Petroleum Institute and American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers brought to its attention.

SOTU: Obama to stick with 'all-of-the-above' energy strategy

US President Barack Obama quickly cited the US oil and gas renaissance for helping the nation's economy recover in the last 5 years, and said in his fifth State of the Union address that natural gas will need to play an even bigger part in the future.

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

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.

More energy distortion

In his State of the Union Address Jan. 28, US President Barack Obama perpetuated an energy policy that's distorted in promotion and discredited in direction.

Chu: Decision to build Keystone XL pipeline a political one

The decision on whether to permit the construction of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline is a political one and not one of that is scientific in nature, according to former US Energy Sec. Steven Chu.

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