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WSI Forecasting Greater Hurricane Threat This Year

There will be significantly more hurricanes during the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season than there were in 2009, according to Andover, MA-based WSI Corp., which increased its 2010 forecast to include 16 named storms, including nine hurricanes, five of them intense (Category Three or greater). The 2010 hurricane season, which officially begins on June 1, could be the most active since 2005, WSI said.

April 21, 2010

WSI Forecasting Greater Hurricane Threat This Year

There will be significantly more hurricanes during the upcoming Atlantic hurricane season than there were in 2009, according to Andover, MA-based WSI Corp., which increased its 2010 forecast to include 16 named storms, including nine hurricanes, five of them intense (Category Three or greater). The 2010 hurricane season, which officially begins on June 1, could be the most active since 2005, WSI said.

April 21, 2010

BLM Suspends Lease Sales to Address Climate Change

To “bring more certainty to industry and in light of expected litigation,” the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Thursday delayed upcoming oil and gas lease sales in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota to complete additional environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act to determine the potential impact on climate change.

April 12, 2010

BLM Delays Lease Sales to Address Climate Change

To “bring more certainty to industry and in light of expected litigation,” the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Thursday delayed upcoming oil and gas lease sales in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota to complete additional environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act to determine the potential impact on climate change.

April 12, 2010

BLM Delays Lease Sales to Address Climate Change

To “bring more certainty to industry and in light of expected litigation,” the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on Thursday delayed upcoming oil and gas lease sales in Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota to complete additional environmental reviews under the National Environmental Policy Act to determine the potential impact on climate change.

April 12, 2010

Energy Commissioners Appointed in California

California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger Wednesday moved to fill two upcoming vacancies on the five-member California Energy Commission (CEC), naming a veteran energy policy expert and a scientist with experience at the state air pollution regulatory agency that sites electric generation plants. The appointments of Robert Weisenmiller, 61, and Anthony Eggert, 37, require confirmation by the state Senate.

January 15, 2010

Most Points Slightly Higher; Northeast Takes a Dive

A temporary, albeit modest, upcoming respite from frigid conditions took the wind out of the Northeast’s recent price spike sails Tuesday, causing citygates to plunge by more than a dollar in many cases. However, small gains remained in play for most of the rest of the market as cold temperatures continued to dominate the overall weather scene.

December 30, 2009

MMS Plan to Shorten Gulf Lease Terms Blasted

The Minerals Management Service’s plan to shorten the initial lease terms for an upcoming Central Gulf of Mexico (GOM) sale “is one more impediment to the development of domestic oil and natural gas,” the head of the American Petroleum Institute (API) said.

November 23, 2009

API Blasts MMS Plan to Shorten GOM Lease Terms

The Minerals Management Service’s plan to shorten the initial lease terms for an upcoming Central Gulf of Mexico (GOM) sale “is one more impediment to the development of domestic oil and natural gas,” says the head of the American Petroleum Institute (API).

November 17, 2009

Republicans May Boycott Mark-Up of Senate Climate Bill

Progress on Senate climate change legislation could be delayed by a group of Republicans who are mulling over the possibility of boycotting the upcoming mark-up in the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee, a committee spokesman said.

October 30, 2009