Margin

CFTC Closes Door to Evasion of U.S. Margin Requirements by U.S. Affiliates Operating Overseas

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has issued a final rule that applies to the Commission’s margin requirements for uncleared swaps in the context of cross-border transactions. It would limit the ability of banks and other traders to move swaps business abroad to avoid U.S. trading requirements.

May 24, 2016

CFTC Issues Proposed Margins Rule for Uncleared Swaps in Cross-Border Transactions

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted unanimously Monday to propose a rule that would apply the Commission’s margin requirements for uncleared swaps in the context of cross-border transactions.

June 29, 2015

CFTC Issues Proposed Margins Rule for Uncleared Swaps in Cross-Border Transactions

The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission voted unanimously Monday to propose a rule that would apply the Commission’s margin requirements for uncleared swaps in the context of cross-border transactions.

June 29, 2015

New Polls Show New York, Nation Increasingly Opposed to Fracking

Two public opinion polls, one in New York and one of voting-age residents across the nation, indicate that support for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is slipping, with opposition to the practice reaching a high in one poll conducted in New York.

October 4, 2013

Crosstex Expands Land, Sea Oil/Condensate Capacity

Crosstex Energy LP has completed two projects aimed at getting shale oil and condensate to higher paying markets.

June 28, 2013
ConocoPhillips U.S. Unconventionals Trio Delivers 42% Output Increase

ConocoPhillips U.S. Unconventionals Trio Delivers 42% Output Increase

ConocoPhillips leaseholds in the Eagle Ford and Bakken shales, along with the Permian Basin, together boosted their year/year output by 42% in the first quarter, management said Thursday.

April 29, 2013
Poll Finds Strong Support for Fracking in North Carolina

Poll Finds Strong Support for Fracking in North Carolina

A Harris Interactive poll found that 60% of North Carolina voters support the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in their state, and 74% support the Tar Heel State moving forward with offshore oil and natural gas exploration and production.

March 27, 2013

NY Poll Shows Flagging Support For Cuomo, State’s Direction

A Quinnipiac University poll released Tuesday showed that for the first time, Republican voters in New York State have an unfavorable opinion of Gov. Andrew Cuomo, a Democrat who took office two years ago and who is at the forefront of the debate over hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

March 20, 2013

Siena Poll Shows Slight Uptick in Opposition to Fracking in NY

Opposition to hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in New York State has grown slightly, according to a Siena College Research Institute poll released Monday.

March 13, 2013
Poll: Ohioans Back Severance Taxes, Especially if Income Taxes Cut

Poll: Ohioans Back Severance Taxes, Especially if Income Taxes Cut

A poll shows a majority of Ohio voters support new severance taxes on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and natural gas liquids (NGL), especially if the revenue raised is used to cut state income taxes, an idea proposed by Gov. John Kasich.

December 28, 2012
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