Energy News for April 21, 2016

Morning Consult: EIA: Lower 48 Expected to Decrease Oil Production The Associated Press: Developer Drops Plans for Methanol Plant in Washington State Morning Consult: Senate Democrats Introduce Lead Water Bill Utility Dive: How Energy Efficiency Could Become the New ‘Bridge Fuel’ to Cut Carbon Vox: San Francisco is Requiring Solar Panels on All New Buildings. But Here’s a Much Greener […]

Senate Passes Energy Policy Modernization Act

Issue Alert provided by Family Farm Alliance: Issue Alert! April 20, 2016 Senate Passes Energy Policy Modernization Act Natural Resources Amendment Includes Several Western Water Provisions Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Senate earlier today passed S. 2012, the “Energy Policy Modernization Act” on an 85-12 roll call vote, after an important natural resources title was […]

Energy News for April 19, 2016

The Houston Chronicle: U.S. Natural Gas Production Breaks Another Record Reuters: Oil Rises as Kuwaiti Oil Workers Strike Cuts Output for Third Day The Houston Chronicle: Oil Companies Dealing With Storm, Flooding Greentech Media: First Grid-Scale Rail Energy Storage Project Gets Environmental Approval From BLM Vox: How Cheap Does Solar Power Need to Get Before It Takes Over the World? […]

Energy News for April 18, 2016

Morning Consult: Energy States See Unemployment Rates Rise Bloomberg News: Big Oil’s ‘Rock Star’ in Congress Runs Rig Tours to Win Votes E&E: Years After Gulf Spill, Offshore Drilling Rule Reignites Fiery Environmental Debate E&E: BLM Conservation Policy Threatens Key Power Line Bloomberg News: Cheaper Than China Again, First Solar Vindicates U.S. Investment E&E: Minn. Legislation to Protect Coal Towns From […]

Energy News for April 13, 2016

The Washington Examiner: Oil Faces Downward Spiral Through 2017 The New York Times: In Wyoming, Hard Times Return as Energy Prices Slump<< The Hill: Feds: Crude Oil Imports From Canada Hit All-Time High in 2015 Climate Progress: California Utility Accused of Fear-Mongering About Summer Blackouts Morning Consult: Clean Energy Tax Credits in Limbo After Talks Melt Down The Washington Post: Why Companies […]

Energy News for April 12, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: Big Oil: When It Comes to Cuts, How Much is Enough? Reuters: Oil Hits Four-Month High on Commodities Rally, Doha Meeting Hopes The New York Times: As Oil Nations Consider a Freeze, Looking for Tensions to Thaw The Associated Press: Utility Offers Solar Panels for Lease to Customers Bloomberg News: Renewable Energy Growth to Slow Through […]

Energy News for April 11, 2016

The Wall Street Journal: TransCanada Restarts Keystone Oil Pipeline After Leak The Washington Examiner: Greens Outraged Over New Keystone Spill The Houston Chronicle: U.S. Oil Rig Count Drops By Eight, Baker Hughes Says Reuters: Oil Price Dips on Prospects For Producers’ Meeting Bloomberg News: Oil Extends Gains as U.S. Rigs Idled Before Doha Freeze Talks Greentech Media: SolarCity Closes $338 Million […]

Energy News for April 8, 2016

The Washington Examiner: EPA Walking the Edge on Methane Regs The Associated Press: TransCanada: 16,800 Gallons of Oil Leaked in South Dakota The Houston Chronicle: Chevron Cutting 655 Houston Jobs Amid Oil Bust Reuters: Oil Slips on Modest Keystone Impact; More Volatility Seen FERC Approves $116 Million Natural Gas Expansion Project The Salt Lake Tribune: Company Wants to Run Utility […]

Energy News for April 7, 2016

Morning Consult: EPA Faces Moving Methane Targets Morning Consult: Polls Show Different Voter Opinions on Renewable Fuel Standard Reuters: Oil Prices Jump 5 Percent After Surprise U.S. Crude Stockpile Draw Reuters: Airline Hedges Fuel Rally in Later Dated Oil Prices Bloomberg News: Banks Pledge $7 Billion to Scale Up Clean Energy Investment The Republican: Massachusetts House Passes Bill Lifting Solar Net […]

Energy News for April 6, 2016

Reuters: U.S. Refiner Postponement of Cleaner Fuel Output Comes With Costs Bloomberg News: Oil-Rich University Aims to Unlock More Wealth From Shale Acres Reuters: Oil Prices Jump on Expectation That Producers Will Agree Output Freeze Morning Consult: FAA Bill Creates Opening For Clean Energy Tax Credits Morning Consult: Conservative Groups Push Against Renewable Energy Tax Extenders in FAA Bill Vox: Hundreds […]