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Perry Heading to India in Wake of Growing Energy Ties

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry is traveling to India to meet with government officials and stakeholders in the private sector to discuss growing U.S.-India energy ties.

April 13, 2018

Perry Says Congress More Appropriate Savior for Struggling Coal, Nuclear Plants

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry told a House panel Thursday that new legislation from Congress, rather than a rarely invoked provision within the Federal Power Act (FPA), may be a more appropriate vehicle for helping to keep uneconomic coal and nuclear power plants running.

April 12, 2018

DOE’s Perry Says U.S. Shale No ‘Spoiler’ for Global Prices in 2018

Energy Secretary Rick Perry told the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, that he doesn’t believe U.S. shale production will be a spoiler of global oil and natural gas prices in 2018, and he also is skeptical of projections that unconventional production is unsustainable long-term.

January 26, 2018

Trump Skirts Most Energy Issues at World Economic Forum

Four days before he is scheduled to give the first State of the Union (SOTU) address of his presidency, President Trump on Friday bragged about his administration enacting comprehensive tax reform and paring down government regulations to an international audience, but he made scant comments regarding U.S. oil and gas abundance.

January 26, 2018

Unanimous NOPR Rejection A ‘FERC-Like’ Moment, LaFleur Says

FERC reasserted its independence and kept to a fuel-neutral path when it voted unanimously last week to reject a controversial notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) by the Department of Energy (DOE) to change the nation’s grid reliability and resilience policies, according to Commissioners Neil Chatterjee and Cheryl LaFleur.

January 16, 2018

Perry Gives FERC Another 30 Days to Consider NOPR Request

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry has granted FERC Chairman Kevin McIntyre’s request for a one-month extension to study DOE’s controversial notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR), despite the “urgency” of the proposal.

December 11, 2017

In First Act as FERC Chair, McIntyre Asks for NOPR Extension

Hours after being sworn in as FERC chair on Thursday, Kevin McIntyre sent a letter to Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary Rick Perry, asking for another month to study the controversial notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR), which faces a Monday deadline.

December 8, 2017
U.S. Targets Middle East for LNG Sales; Russia’s Newest Exports Targeting China

U.S. Targets Middle East for LNG Sales; Russia’s Newest Exports Targeting China

Secretary of Energy Rick Perry in the last few days was making a pitch to export natural gas to the Middle East, opening up U.S. markets, while Russia is prowling for more customers in Asia and elsewhere with the startup of a massive project in the coldest part of the world.

December 8, 2017
Former FERC Chairmen, Commissioners Add Their Voices To Anti-DOE NOPR Chorus

Former FERC Chairmen, Commissioners Add Their Voices To Anti-DOE NOPR Chorus

A bipartisan group of eight former FERC Commissioners, including five former Chairmen, has joined the growing chorus of voices speaking out against the Department of Energy’s (DOE) proposed rulemaking (NOPR) to implement reforms on the reliability and resiliency of the electricity grid.

October 20, 2017

Grid Resiliency NOPR Both A Directive and A Conversation Starter, Perry Says

The Department of Energy’s (DOE) recent proposal to provide reliability and resiliency compensation to coal and nuclear baseload generators was meant to both open a national debate on the topic and to direct FERC to take action, DOE Secretary Rick Perry said Thursday.

October 12, 2017