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Interior Fines Chesapeake for Filing ‘Inaccurate’ Royalty Reports

The Interior Department’s Office of Natural Resources Revenue (ONRR) said Tuesday that it penalized Chesapeake Energy Corp. $765,000 for “knowing or willful submission of inaccurate information” on its oil and natural gas royalty reports.

April 3, 2013

Shareholder Resolutions Again Target Energy Sector

Investors face an array of social and environmental shareholder resolutions in upcoming annual meetings, according to Proxy Review 2013, which was issued on Thursday.

March 11, 2013

Internal Report Finds Fault in EPA Emissions Studies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to improve air emissions data for the oil and natural gas production sector, according to a report issued by the agency’s Inspector General.

February 25, 2013

Internal Report: EPA Comes Up Short on Emissions Studies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to improve air emissions data for the oil and natural gas production sector, according to a report issued by the agency’s Inspector General.

February 25, 2013

Internal Report: EPA Comes Up Short on Emissions Studies

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) needs to improve air emissions data for the oil and natural gas production sector, according to a report issued by the agency’s Inspector General.

February 25, 2013

Chesapeake Energy Announces Retirement of CEO McClendon

Aubrey K. McClendon, co-founder, CEO and president of Chesapeake Energy “has agreed to retire from the company on April 1, 2013,” according to a press release issued by the company late Tuesday. It said McClendon would continue to serve as CEO until a successor is appointed.

January 30, 2013
BLM Extends Comment Time for Wyoming Gas Drilling DEIS

BLM Extends Comment Time for Wyoming Gas Drilling DEIS

The federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) office in Rawlins, WY, announced that it will hold a public open house next Tuesday and extend the public comment period into March on a draft environmental assessment for the proposed expansion of natural gas drilling in two counties.

January 9, 2013

Nebraska DEQ Issues Final Keystone XL Report

Nebraska environmental officials on Friday issued a final evaluation report regarding TransCanada Corp.’s alternative route for the norethern portion of its proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. The rerouting avoids environmentally sensitive areas in the Sand Hills region of the state, and carries 57 special conditions that TransCanada has agreed to fulfill.

January 7, 2013

Nebraska DEQ Issues Final Keystone XL Report

Nebraska environmental officials on Friday issued a final evaluation report regarding TransCanada Corp.’s alternative route for the norethern portion of its proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline. The rerouting avoids environmentally sensitive areas in the Sand Hills region of the state, and carries 57 special conditions that TransCanada has agreed to fulfill.

January 7, 2013

EPA Issues Interim Fracking Review Update; Draft Expected in 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an interim update of 18 studies that have been undertaken in its multi-year review of the potential risks of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale gas wells on public drinking water.

December 24, 2012