Energy News for December 18, 2014

The Associated Press: N.Y. decision to ban fracking met with criticism Bloomberg: Congress weighing allowing U.S. oil exports amid limited global market SNL Financial: FERC staff issues positive review of LNG terminal, pipeline expansion Reuters: Chevron puts Arctic oil drilling plan on hold The Bakken magazine: Texas A&M professors call for ending U.S. crude exports ban Exec: “Moneyball” approach helps […]

Trade & Movement of Goods News for December 17, 2014

Maritime Matters: Law Of The Sea & International Maritime Trade Info Graphic

California Water & Drought News for December 17, 2014

BBC News: California’s water woes quantified SF Gate: California’s water deficit: 11 trillion gallons Associated Press: Rain could spell trouble for Calif. water conservation Bloomberg: Dusty California Lake Bottoms Mean Lots of Room for Rain Oakland Tribune: Catching rainwater from the sky eases drought’s grip for Bay Area innovators Time: This Is How Much Water California Needs to Recover From Its […]

Energy News for December 17, 2014

Los Angeles Times: Opinion: Allowing crude exports would keep U.S. shale producers in the game Platts: Report: Credit ratings, outlooks for North American midstream look stable in 2015 Rigzone: Investment reductions more likely to affect shale projects, says report The Washington Times: Keystone XL bill is at top of Senate’s agenda in 2015, McConnell says The Hill: U.S. should export […]

Transportation News for December 16, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle:  State Senate leader: Divest in coal to fight global warming $5M approved for state’s quake early-warning system Alternatives to gasoline can be worse on air Marin Independent Journal:  Editorial: New San Rafael ferry shuttle is a wise investment

Trade & Movement of Goods News for December 16, 2014

Courtesy of TRB News: Commodity Flow Survey Workshop Transportation Services Index: November 2014 How We Pay for Transportation: The Life and Death of the Highway Trust Fund Hearing on the Future of Passenger Rail 2015 TRB 94th Annual Meeting: U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx’s 30-Year Plan: Vision for the Future for our Nation’s Transportation System […]

Energy News for December 16, 2014

Bloomberg: Goldman: U.S. oil producers may boost output beyond highest rate despite price decline Bloomberg BNA’s special report: Methane Emissions Regulations Aimed at Oil & Gas Reuters: U.S. oil production more responsive to price declines than before Politico: Crude prices could affect Keystone XL pipeline The Norfolk Daily News: TransCanada rep: Keystone XL remains important for energy security The Hill:Top […]

California Water & Drought News for December 16, 2014

Associated Press: More rain falls on waterlogged Northern California Associated Press: Water dispute nears end between tribes, government Los Angeles Time: Earthquake could imperil LA’s water supply Fresno Bee: Earth Log: Sierra snowpack looks better, but we need a six-pack of these storms The Produce News: California rain storms: all good for ag Press-Enterprise: STORMS: Inland lake levels rising NBC Southern […]

Trade & Movement of Goods News for December 15, 2014

ABC CBN News: What needs to be done to ease port congestion

California Water & Drought News for December 15, 2014

Sacramento Bee: California needs more big storms to beat drought Los Angeles Times: State’s estimated rainfall in last 10 days: 10 trillion gallons Los Angeles Times: California storms help where it counts: Sierra snowpack Chicago Tribune: California would need five more super storms to quell drought Capital Public Radio: More Rain Needed To Improve California’s Water Supply Los Angeles Times: Government […]