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Activist Groups Seeking to Nullify November’s GOM Oil, Gas Lease Sale

Activist Groups Seeking to Nullify November’s GOM Oil, Gas Lease Sale

The federal oil and gas auction held last month for tracts in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) is being challenged by activist groups that are seeking “any and all communications” regarding the sale since President Biden took office in January. Lease Sale 257, the eighth offshore auction and first in a year, was overseen last…

December 20, 2021

Despite Protester Disruptions, House Lawmakers Tout Progress on Natural Gas Issues

Four members of Congress assured the natural gas industry that they are working on a bipartisan basis to create comprehensive energy legislation, and appreciate recent input from some unusual quarters — specifically, the Environmental Protection Agency and Pope Francis. They did not, however, appreciate shouted comments by environmental activists repeatedly interrupting their presentation at the Natural Gas Roundtable session in Washington Thursday.

June 18, 2015

Despite Protestor Disruptions, House Lawmakers Tout Progress on Natural Gas Issues

Four members of Congress assured the natural gas industry that they are working on a bipartisan basis to create comprehensive energy legislation, and appreciate recent input from some unusual quarters — specifically, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Pope Francis. They did not, however, appreciate shouted comments by environmental activists repeatedly interrupting their presentation at the Natural Gas Roundtable session in Washington Thursday.

June 18, 2015
New Mexico Pit Rule Changes Agreeable to Industry

New Mexico Pit Rule Changes Agreeable to Industry

While critics and environmental activists are unhappy, the oil and natural gas industry is celebrating long-awaited changes in New Mexico’s rules for disposal of drilling waste known as the “pit rule.”

June 13, 2013

Industry Celebrates New Mexico Pit Rule Changes

While critics and environmental activists are unhappy, the oil and natural gas industry is celebrating long-awaited changes in New Mexico’s rules for disposing drilling waste known as the “pit rule.” Fighting for changes in tougher requirements imposed by a previous governor, the New Mexico Oil/Gas Association (NMOGA) hailed changes made earlier this month.

June 12, 2013

New Mexico Producers Seek Change in ‘Pit Rule’

To the consternation of some environmental activists, the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association at the end of September took two steps aimed at revising a regulation for the handling of waste produced at drilling and production sites. The association alleges that the “pit rule” drives up costs and chases drilling rigs to other states.

October 10, 2011

New Mexico Producers Seek Change in ‘Pit Rule’

To the consternation of some environmental activists, the New Mexico Oil and Gas Association at the end of September took two steps aimed at revising a regulation established in 2008 for the handling of waste produced at drilling and production sites. The association alleges that the “pit rule” drives up costs and chases drilling rigs to other states.

October 7, 2011

Chevron Shareholders Vote Down Hydrofracking Resolution

Chevron Corp. CEO John Watson on Wednesday found himself face to face with some rambunctious activists who came to the annual shareholder meeting in San Ramon, CA, to voice their opposition to the oil major’s global drilling practices. In the end, however, the company’s majority shareholders won the day, turning back resolutions that included calling for more disclosure about hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking).

May 27, 2011

Draft EIR Supports CA Offshore LNG Plans

To the consternation of local government officials and community activists in Ventura County northwest of Los Angeles, a joint federal-state draft environmental impact report (EIR) released earlier this month minimizes any safety concerns about a proposed offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal 21 miles off of Oxnard, CA, as contemplated by Australian resource giant BHP Billiton.

November 8, 2004

Draft EIR Supports CA Offshore LNG Plans

To the consternation of local government officials and community activists in Ventura County northwest of Los Angeles, a joint federal-state draft environmental impact report (EIR) released earlier this month minimizes any safety concerns about a proposed offshore liquefied natural gas (LNG) receiving terminal 21 miles off of Oxnard, CA, as contemplated by Australian resource giant BHP Billiton.

November 8, 2004
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