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Biden Administration Suspends Alaska Coastal Plain Oil, Natural Gas Leasing Program

Biden Administration Suspends Alaska Coastal Plain Oil, Natural Gas Leasing Program

The Department of the Interior (DOI) on Tuesday suspended the Coastal Plain Oil and Gas Leasing Program launched by the Trump administration in Alaska’s Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR). The order signed by DOI Secretary Deb Haaland halts “all activities related to the implementation of” the program, including leases awarded in the program’s first and…

June 2, 2021
Interior Halting Oil and Gas Leases on Federal Lands, Offshore Through June

Interior Halting Oil and Gas Leases on Federal Lands, Offshore Through June

The U.S. Interior Department ceased new oil and gas lease sales on federal lands and offshore through at least June as officials this week extended a review of the program’s impact on climate change. Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) said it is “exercising its discretion to not hold lease sales” through the second quarter.…

April 22, 2021
Trump Administration Moves to Auction Alaska ANWR for Oil, Natural Gas Development

Trump Administration Moves to Auction Alaska ANWR for Oil, Natural Gas Development

The Trump administration on Monday began a formal push that possibly could allow oil and natural gas leases to be auctioned in Alaska’s pristine Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) before Joseph R. Biden Jr. is sworn into office in January. According to a preliminary notice in the Federal Register to be published on Tuesday, the…

November 16, 2020
Trump Administration Readies Alaska’s ANWR for Oil, Gas Drilling

Trump Administration Readies Alaska’s ANWR for Oil, Gas Drilling

The U.S. Department of the Interior on Monday signed off on a plan that would allow oil and gas leasing in a swath of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) in Alaska, a move that invited praise from proponents but swift vows of legal action from environmentalists. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt said officials were acting…

August 17, 2020

BLM Releases Draft EIS for Potential ANWR Oil, Gas Leasing Program

One year to the day after Congress passed a comprehensive tax reform bill that included a controversial provision to open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas leasing, the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) released a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for a leasing program.

December 21, 2018

Alaska Readies November Lease Sales; North Slope Readies to Re-Emerge as Major Producer

Alaska is holding oil and natural gas lease sales in November to offer open tracts for development on the North Slope, North Slope Foothills, as well as the Beaufort Sea. The auctions come as experts suggest the North Slope is poised to re-emerge as a major U.S. producing area.

August 21, 2018
‘Much Uncertainty’ About Limits of Alaska’s ANWR Production, Says EIA

‘Much Uncertainty’ About Limits of Alaska’s ANWR Production, Says EIA

Market dynamics, coupled with an uncertainty over how much oil and natural gas is under the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR), could limit the amount of increased Alaskan production that is processed domestically, according to a study released Wednesday by the Energy Information Administration (EIA).

May 24, 2018

Energy Issues on Table as Tax Reform Heads to Conference

With comprehensive tax reform winning passage in the Republican-controlled Senate on Saturday, lawmakers in the House, where the GOP also holds sway, are preparing to hold conference committee talks to iron out differences, including on energy issues, between bills passed in the House and Senate.

December 4, 2017

Senate Committee Approves ANWR Drilling Proposal

After more than three hours of debate, lawmakers on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee voted 13-10 in favor of a proposal to open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas development.

November 15, 2017

Senate Panel to Mark Up ANWR Proposal This Week

A Senate panel plans to meet this week to mark up a proposal to open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil and gas development, which may require the Department of Interior (DOI) to hold at least two lease sales for the region over the next decade.

November 13, 2017
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