The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has postponed an offshore oil and natural gas lease sale previously scheduled for Wednesday (Sept. 27), but the sale must occur by Nov. 8, following a federal court order. The order issued Monday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit marks the latest development in…
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Hope is fading that the Department of the Interior (DOI) will hold offshore oil and gas lease sales anytime soon, industry lobbyists said Tuesday. “The Biden administration’s lack of progress on offshore leasing is a clear example of the large gap between rhetoric and reality,” the American Petroleum Institute’s (API) Frank Macchiarola, senior vice president…
The Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the issuance of rights-of-way permits across federal lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Park Service (NPS) for the Alaska Liquified Natural Gas (Alaska LNG) project. Two months ago FERC authorized Alaska Gasline Development Corp.’s (AGDC) plans to liquefy and export natural gas…
A federal judge in California has struck down the Trump administration’s repeal of an Obama-era rule that amended how the government calculates royalties for oil, natural gas and coal produced on public and tribal lands.
Trade associations representing the oil and natural gas industry expressed support for the Department of Interior (DOI) proposal to reorganize into 12 “unified regions,” indicating the move should lead to faster permitting and more efficient regulatory oversight of federal lands it manages.
The Department of Interior plans to prioritize conservation of a mule deer migration corridor in southwest Wyoming through both deferred oil and gas lease sales and lease stipulations, Secretary Ryan Zinke and Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said Wednesday.
With a workforce of about 70,000 employees, many of whom are older and set to retire within the next five years, Secretary Ryan Zinke said the Department of the Interior (DOI) must partner with the natural gas industry in order to get a firmer grasp of emerging technology in the energy sector.
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.
The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this week awarded 153 tracts to companies that bid in March to explore for oil and natural gas in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), but 10 high bids were rejected.