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People — Clayton Carrell

Clayton A. Carrellis taking over as COO for Southwestern Energy Co. to fill the position vacated by CEO Bill Way, who was promoted to president two years ago as part of succession planningbefore he took over. Carrell has served as COO of EP Energy Corp. since 2012.

December 5, 2017

Senators Introduce Bill to Codify Expedited Small-Scale LNG Exports at DOE

Two Republican senators have introduced a bill that would codify a rule proposed last month by the Department of Energy (DOE) to expedite approval of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, primarily to countries in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.

October 19, 2017

California Passes Bundle of Energy Bills, But Climate Change Agenda Stalls

As the legislative session wound to an end on Friday, California legislators in the past few days have passed a litany of bills regarding energy storage, wastewater handling and abandoned oil and natural gas wells.

September 15, 2017

House Approves $1.2T Funding Package, Targets Obama-Era Emission, Carbon Rules

House lawmakers passed a $1.2 trillion package of appropriations bills for the next fiscal year on Thursday, but not before Republicans successfully added four amendments targeting Obama-era rules, including those governing methane emissions and the “social cost of carbon.”

September 14, 2017

House GOP Tacks Amendments Targeting Obama-Era Rules to Appropriations Bill

House lawmakers last week postponed debate over an appropriations bill to fund the Department of Interior (DOI) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for the next fiscal year, but not until after Republican lawmakers successfully tacked on a pair of amendments targeting two controversial Obama-era rules.

September 11, 2017

Senate Appropriations to Debate $38.4 Energy, Water Bill Thursday

The Senate Committee on Appropriations has scheduled a hearing Thursday to consider a $38.4 billion measure to fund the Department of Energy (DOE) and Army Corps of Engineers, which would be a significant increase from the Trump administration’sfunding request.

July 19, 2017

Despite Senate Vote, Interior Pledges Action on BLM Flaring/Venting Rule

After the Senate failed to repeal a rule governing flaring and venting of associated natural gas on public and tribal lands, a spokeswoman for the Department of Interior (DOI) said the department will “suspend, revise or rescind” the rule, citing its impact on onshore energy development.

May 11, 2017

Colorado House GOP Filibusters Bill Linked to Fatal NatGas Explosion

Colorado House Republicans late Monday blocked a bill that would have required operators to provide the location of all their oil and gas subsurface systems in the state.

May 9, 2017
West Virginia Co-Tenancy/Joint Development Legislation Advances to Senate Floor

West Virginia Co-Tenancy/Joint Development Legislation Advances to Senate Floor

The latest version of a bill that would allow West Virginia’s natural gas producers to gather mineral owners into a large tract of land to better block-up acreage positions for horizontal drilling has been sent to the state Senate floor for consideration.

March 24, 2017

Revised Idaho Bill to Revamp Oil, Gas Rules Facing Deadline

A revised bill to rewrite oil/natural gas rules in Idaho may be running out of time as the state’s legislature is scheduled to adjourn on Friday.

March 23, 2017