Congressional

Report: Energy Boom Thanks to Shale, Not Obama

A new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Services (CRS) backs up Republican lawmakers’ claims that all of the increase in oil and natural gas production that occurred during the past five years has been on state and private — rather than federal — lands. For the most part, state and private lands are where the shale action is.

March 11, 2013
Report: Energy Boom Thanks to Shales, Not Obama

Report: Energy Boom Thanks to Shales, Not Obama

A new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Services (CRS) has backed up Republican lawmakers’ claims that all of the increase in oil and natural gas production that occurred during the past five years has been on state and private — rather than federal — lands. For the most part, state and private lands are where the shale action is.

March 7, 2013

Report: Energy Booming In Spite of Obama Policies

A new report by the nonpartisan Congressional Research Services (CRS) has backed up Republican lawmakers’ claims that all of the increase in oil and natural gas production that occurred during the past five years has been on state and private — rather than federal — lands.

March 6, 2013

Utah Governor Seeks Federal Land Turnover in 2014

Surrounded by members of the state’s congressional delegation, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Friday signed legislation (HB 148) that seeks to have the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) turn over to the state the public lands it manages. The expectation is that this is the opening shot in what may become a legal war between several western states and the federal government.

March 26, 2012

Utah Governor Seeks Federal Land Turnover in 2014

Surrounded by members of the state’s congressional delegation, Utah Gov. Gary Herbert on Friday signed legislation (HB 148) that seeks to have the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) turn over to the state the public lands it manages. The expectation is that this is the opening shot in what will become a legal war between several western states and the federal government.

March 26, 2012

President Signs Pipeline Safety Bill into Law

President Obama has signed into law pipeline safety legislation (HR 2845), which was one of the few energy issues that congressional Democrats and Republicans were able to agree on in 2011 (see NGI, Dec. 19, 2011).

January 9, 2012

President Signs Pipeline Safety Bill into Law

President Obama Monday signed into law pipeline safety legislation (HR 2845), which was one of the few energy issues that congressional Democrats and Republicans were able to agree on in 2011 (see Daily GPI, Dec. 15, 2011).

January 4, 2012

INGAA: Pipe Safety Unaffected by Fed Cutbacks

With across-the-board federal budget cuts looming in the wake of the congressional super committee’s meltdown, the current spate of natural gas pipeline safety initiatives is unlikely to be harmed, according to a Washington, DC-based spokesperson for the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA).

November 28, 2011

Pipe Safety Unaffected by Federal Budget Cuts, INGAA Says

With across-the-board federal budget cuts looming in the wake of the congressional super committee’s meltdown, the current spate of natural gas pipeline safety initiatives is unlikely to be harmed, according to a Washington, DC-based spokesperson for the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA).

November 23, 2011

NGV Truck Costs Coming Down, CEO Says

In making his case for congressional action on natural gas use in transportation, the CEO of a California-based gas transportation fueling company recently told a House subcommittee that the added cost for heavy-duty natural gas-powered trucks is coming down and the NAT GAS Act (HR 1380) will help further reduce those added costs.

October 3, 2011
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