West Coast Correspondent | Los Angeles, CA Richard Nemec began writing for NGI in 1995 and has 30 years experience in the energy industry. He holds BA from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles; and a MA in journalism from Northwestern University, Evanston, IL; and completed MBA courses at Northwestern's Evening Graduate School of Management.
In the midst of Mexico's historic energy reforms that are encouraging more private investment, both federal and state energy officials on Wednesday indicated their nation's regulatory and market developments remain in a dynamic state of transformation at the start of 2018. Read More
North Dakota rolled into this winter's freeze on a high for both production and prices, but state officials said Tuesday oil price downside risks are expected to last through the year, after the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries extended production cuts.
California regulators on Thursday took two actions to further its long-term renewable energy strategy, approving a plan to close the last major nuclear generation plant and agreeing to replace several natural gas-fired peaking units. Read More
After spending millions to promote alternative transportation fuels for the past decade, a California Energy Commission staff plan released Wednesday reduced funding allocations for natural gas, but it still touted heavy duty applications when renewable natural gas is the preferred fuel. Read More
As the Trump administration eyes an infrastructure initiative, it should include natural gas pipelines too, a necessity underscored by the recent cold snap, i.e. bomb cyclone, which brought the Northeast to a standstill, American Petroleum Institute CEO Jack Gerard said Tuesday. Read More
Terra Rocky Mountain LLC, a unit of Houston-based Terra Energy Partners, is proposing to drill up to 63 oil and natural gas wells over the next two years on the Western Slope in Colorado, according to the U.S. Bureau of Land Management. Read More
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