Charlie Passut

Associate Editor | Dulles, VA
Charlie Passut joined the staff of NGI in February 2011. Before this he was a reporter for the Tidewater News and a copy editor for the Manassas Journal Messenger. He also served as systems administrator and web editor for the Oakland Press, and traveled extensively as a software installer/trainer for Baseview Products. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in political science in 1992.


Permian Explorer Tall City Ropes $500M From Warburg

Midland, TX-based Tall City Exploration III LLC, an exploration and production (E&P) company focused on the Permian Basin and backed by Warburg Pincus, said it has secured financing of up to $500 million from funds affiliated with the equity giant to pursue bolt-on opportunities in the basin. Read More

EPA, 25 Attorneys General Urge Court to Keep CPP Cases On Hold

The Environmental Protection Agency, as well as 25 attorneys general and an extensive list of trade associations, electric cooperatives and others, urged a federal appellate court to continue holding legal challenges to the Clean Power Plan in abeyance, on the grounds that the agency is "well along in its review of the rule." Read More

Escalating Sino-U.S. Trade War Ensnaring U.S. LNG

Less than 24 hours after President Trump late Monday announced tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese products, Beijing responded in kind with $60 billion worth of taxes on American goods, including a 10% tariff on liquefied natural gas (LNG), as the Sino-U.S. trade war continued to escalate. Read More