Margin

CFTC Proceeds with Appeal of Position Limit Ruling

By a very slim margin Thursday, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted to appeal a federal court ruling that tossed out the agency’s controversial final rule aimed at limiting speculative trading in the swaps market.

November 19, 2012

CFTC to Appeal Position Limit Ruling

By a very slim margin last Thursday, the Democratic majority of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) voted to appeal a federal court ruling that tossed out the agency’s controversial final rule aimed at limiting speculative trading in the swaps market.

November 19, 2012

Energy Debate Still in Hands of Obama, Divided Congress

By a narrow margin, voters last Tuesday elected President Obama to a second term in office, and kept Republicans in control of the House of Representatives and Democrats in the majority in the Senate. By maintaining the status quo in Washington, DC, this may ensure that the stalemate over energy policy will continue for another four years.

November 12, 2012

Wary Energy Industry Prepares for Second Obama Administration

By a narrow margin, voters Tuesday elected President Obama to a second term in office, but with Congress still split — a majority Republican House and a majority Democratic Senate — the passage of significant legislation relating to the energy industry or anything else remains problematic.

November 8, 2012

Energy Debate Still in Hands of Obama, Divided Congress

By a narrow margin, voters Tuesday elected President Obama to a second term in office, but with Congress still split — a majority Republican House and a majority Democratic Senate — the passage of significant legislation relating to the energy industry or anything else remains problematic.

November 8, 2012

Poll Shows Record High Support for Fracking in New York

A record percentage of New Yorkers now support hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and opposition to the practice fell to a low point in October, according to figures from a Siena College Research Institute poll released Friday.

October 30, 2012

Magnum Hunter Buying 51,500 Appalachian Acres

Magnum Hunter Resources Corp. unit Triad Hunter LLC has agreed to buy all of privately-held Viking International Resources Co. Inc. (Virco) for $106.7 million, picking up 51,500 net Appalachian Basin mineral acres in West Virginia and Ohio.

October 26, 2012

Ethane’s Glass: Is it Full or Really Full?

U.S. ethane presents a “wall of worry” to gas producers and processors (which fear margin collapse), pipelines (which fret over volumes) and consumers (which fear scarcity and high prices), an industry analyst said in Houston last week. There is always something to worry about, but there’s always something on which to disagree, too.

October 1, 2012

Ethane’s Glass: Is it Full or Really Full?

U.S. Ethane presents a “wall of worry” to gas producers and processors (which fear margin collapse), pipelines (which fret over volumes) and consumers (which fear scarcity and high prices), an industry analyst said in Houston Monday. There is always something to worry about, but there’s always something on which to disagree, too.

September 28, 2012

Ethane: Too Much, But for How Long?

U.S. Ethane presents a “wall of worry” to gas producers and processors (which fear margin collapse), pipelines (which fret over volumes) and consumers (which fear scarcity and high prices), an industry analyst said in Houston Monday. There is always something to worry about, but there’s always something on which to disagree, too.

September 28, 2012