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  1. US House vote sends Keystone XL approval bill to Obama’s desk

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    Thu, 12 Feb 2015

    favor of closer energy ties with Canada, it’s time for President Obama to make a decision,” Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) said. She said, “To me, this is a pretty simple choice between

  2. Senators’ bill aims to curb flaring by expediting permit process

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    Mon, 9 Feb 2015

    Department of the Interior should meet its current responsibilities,” said Barrasso, who is an Energy and Natural Resources Committee member. “That includes issuing rights-of-way for natural gas gathering lines on federal and Indian land

  3. US Senate passes bill approving Keystone XL pipeline project

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    Fri, 30 Jan 2015

    control early in 2015. “This action is the perfect example of how the Senate should operate,” said Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) following the vote. “Over the past 3 weeks, we’ve held dozens

  4. DOE could meet 45-day LNG export decision deadline, Senate panel told

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    Thu, 29 Jan 2015

    bill would establish, Christopher A. Smith, assistant US energy secretary for fossil energy, told the Energy and Natural Resources Committee . “The changes the department has made to its process have been along those same lines,” he said on Jan

  5. DOI proposes Arctic-specific drilling regulations for Alaska OCS

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    Fri, 20 Feb 2015

    recommendations that ensure this regulation is robust and sensible now and in the future.” US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) said her staff was still reviewing the proposals. “Given the opposition

  6. Murkowski, Heitkamp lead Senate call for crude exports to Mexico

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    Wed, 18 Feb 2015

    should be authorized without delay,” it said. In a separate statement, Murkowski, who chairs the Energy and Natural Resources Committee , said US President Ronald Reagan authorized US crude exports to Canada 30 years ago, which contributed

  7. US House approves bill aimed at increasing LNG exports

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    Wed, 28 Jan 2015

    its federal environmental reviews were complete. Their Jan. 28 action came a day before the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee planned to hold its own hearing on LNG exports. Forty-one Democrats joined 236 Republicans in approving

  8. Obama administration proposes making ANWR Coastal Plain wilderness

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    Mon, 26 Jan 2015

    Walker said. The state’s senior US Senator, Lisa Murkowski (R), who chairs both the full Energy and Natural Resources Committee and the Interior Appropriations Subcommittee, said she expects Obama to withdraw offshore Arctic areas

  9. DOI’s 2017-22 draft proposed OCS program includes Mid-Atlantic sale

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    Tue, 27 Jan 2015

    those states to new oil and gas activity there, she noted. Responding to the announcement, US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) said the proposal and Obama’s withdrawal were more examples of the administration

  10. Senate votes to recommend closing Keystone XL tax loophole

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    Fri, 23 Jan 2015

    excise tax on other transported crudes that goes into the federal Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund. Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chair Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) offered the resolution as an amendment to her own bill approving the pipeline

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