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California Undaunted in Addressing Methane Emissions Despite Federal Pullback

California energy officials said Wednesday they intend to resist the rollback of climate-directed regulations by the Trump administration as they approved continued research and development projects aimed at curbing methane emissions.

March 9, 2017
Shale-Rich Northern Colorado County Floats Secession Idea

Shale-Rich Northern Colorado County Floats Secession Idea

One of Colorado’s richest local jurisdictions, Weld County, with extensive oil/natural gas and agricultural operations, in June launched discussions with a number of other counties in the northeastern part of the state about a move to secede and form a new state.

July 3, 2013

Crosstex Expands Land, Sea Oil/Condensate Capacity

Crosstex Energy LP has completed two projects aimed at getting shale oil and condensate to higher paying markets.

June 28, 2013

Natural Gas-Based Ethanol Idea Resurfaces in Congress

A measure aimed at stabilizing food prices while enhancing America’s energy security and global competitiveness by allowing ethanol produced from natural gas to compete with corn-based sources was reintroduced Tuesday in the House of Representatives with bipartisan support. However, whether the bill has legs is up for debate as a similar measure, HR 3773, failed to find traction last year.

May 16, 2013
Hot Monterey Shale Cools for One E&P

Hot Monterey Shale Cools for One E&P

A Canadian-based exploration/production (E&P) company founded five years ago put a chill on its bullish joint venture aimed at drilling on some of its extensive Monterey Shale acreage in California just as federal leasing policy in the state has been called into question for slowing development.

May 15, 2013

Colorado Lawmakers Vote Down Restrictions on Oil, Gas Development

A number of bills aimed at tightening oversight of oil and gas development in Colorado that were opposed by the industry went down to defeat last week in the closing days of the General Assembly’s legislative session, with a few Democrats joining Senate Republicans in opposing the measures.

May 13, 2013

BSEE, Coast Guard Sign Agreement to Bolster Offshore Oversight

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Coast Guard said Thursday they have reached a memorandum of agreement (MOA) aimed at bolstering the working relationship of the two agencies to improve the management of the safety and environmental protection responsibilities on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

May 13, 2013

CFTC Readies ‘Bullet-Proof” Rule on Speculative Limits

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is expected to release within a few weeks a new and improved rule aimed at restricting excessive speculation in the swaps market, said CFTC Commissioner Bart Chilton last Wednesday.

May 6, 2013

‘Stop Work’ Rule Designed to Prevent Rig Accidents

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a final rule that is aimed at enhancing the safety of oil and gas rig workers on the federal Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

April 8, 2013

Interior ‘Stop Work’ Rule Would Help Rig Workers Prevent Accidents

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a final rule that is aimed at enhancing the safety of oil and gas rig workers in the federal Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

April 5, 2013
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