Republicans

Despite Divided Government, Oil and Gas Industry Optimistic After Midterms

Trade associations representing the oil and gas industry said that despite a return to divided government in Congress for the next two years, last week’s midterm elections both produced and retained candidates that the industry believes they can work with effectively.

November 9, 2018
Elections Part 1: Political Shift Seen Unlikely in Appalachia as Midterms Near

Elections Part 1: Political Shift Seen Unlikely in Appalachia as Midterms Near

*Part one of four. From east to west, this series previews the Nov. 6 midterm elections and their implications for the oil and natural gas industry. It offers a glimpse of candidates running for state and federal offices, the prominent energy-related issues factoring into campaigns, ballot initiatives and the fight for control of the U.S. House and Senate, which could have implications for key energy committees. Part 2 reviews western U.S. energy issues and races;Part 3 highlights key issues in Senate races; andPart 4 focuseson implications of a possible Democratic takeover of the House.

October 24, 2018

Trump Begins Effort to Revamp Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform

President Trump on Friday signed a pair of directives meant to begin rolling back provisions of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, which was adopted by the Obama administration in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.

February 3, 2017

Trump to Nominate Rep. McMorris Rodgers to Lead Interior

President-elect Donald Trump is expected to nominate Rep. Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA), a five-term Republican and the highest-ranking woman in the GOP leadership, as secretary of the Department of Interior (DOI), according to reports.

December 9, 2016

Texas RRC Chief Endorses Name Change; Four Candidates Face Runoff

The race to fill an open seat on the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is down to two Republicans and two Democrats heading for runoff May 24. Meanwhile, the agency is mulling a slate of changes, including a name change, recently recommended by a state review panel.

May 11, 2016

Texas RRC Chief Endorses Name Change; Four Candidates Face Runoff

The race to fill an open seat on the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) is down to two Republicans and two Democrats heading for runoff May 24. Meanwhile, the agency is mulling a slate of changes, including a name change, recently recommended by a state review panel.

May 11, 2016

BLM Flaring, Venting Rules Raise Ire of House Republicans, State Regulators

House Republicans and state regulators sparred with Democrats and the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at a hearing Wednesday to discuss proposed rules governing flaring and venting of associated natural gas on public and tribal lands, with both sides in open disagreement over whether the BLM has the authority to enact such rules.

April 27, 2016

BLM Flaring, Venting Rules Raise Ire of House Republicans, State Regulators

House Republicans and state regulators sparred with Democrats and the Department of Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Land Management (BLM) at a hearing Wednesday to discuss proposed rules governing flaring and venting of associated natural gas on public and tribal lands, with both sides in open disagreement over whether the BLM has the authority to enact such rules.

April 27, 2016

Republican Budget Is Meat and Potatoes (Oil/Gas) on Energy, No Greens

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives proposed budget, released Tuesday, takes a hatchet to what the party views as excessive or unnecessary spending, but the plan has kind words for domestic energy, namely oil and natural gas.

March 17, 2015

Republican Budget Embraces Shale Oil/Gas, Spurns Renewables

The Republican-controlled House of Representatives proposed budget, released Tuesday, takes a hatchet to what the party views as excessive or unnecessary spending, but the plan has kind words for domestic energy, namely oil and natural gas.

March 17, 2015
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