Energy News for June 23, 2017

The Financial Times: Trump looks to lift LNG exports in US trade shift Bloomberg News: OPEC Has Few Escape Routes From Another Bear Market in Oil CNBC: OPEC agreement will collapse next year, predicts Macquarie’s oil research chief RTO Insider: NG Lobby Goes on Offensive vs Coal, Nukes The Wall Street Journal: Oil Prices Edge Up as Big Producers Stick […]

Energy News for June 16, 2017

Reuters: BP Energy Partners selling midstream portfolio company: sources The Wall Street Journal: Big Oil Firms Are Exploring a New Frontier in Shale: Profits Washington Examiner: Cyber, physical attacks against the grid increasing Bloomberg News: Solar Power Will Kill Coal Faster Than You Think Quartz: Trump’s solar border wall with Mexico could pay for itself – if you assume the […]

Energy News for June 15, 2017

Reuters: Rosneft, partners to invest over $8 billion in Russia’s offshore energy sector The Hill: Interior set to delay methane pollution rule Financial Times: US shale resurgence will boost global oil supply, says IEA The Wall Street Journal: Saudis Cut Oil Exports to U.S. to Ease Global Glut The Wall Street Journal: Saudi Aramco IPO Plans Slowed Over Where to […]

Energy News for June 9, 2017

Financial Times: Boost for London bid to land Saudi Aramco IPO UtilityDive: What makes a successful utility-led community solar program? Washington Examiner: Grid watchdog raises alarm over solar panel problems The Associated Press: New coal mine touted by Trump opens in Pennsylvania Quartz: $15 billion worth of coal power plants are on sale in India but nobody wants to buy […]

Energy News for June 5, 2017

Reuters: U.S. considers possible sanctions against Venezuela oil sector – officials The New York Times: Exxon Emissions Costs Accounting ‘May Be a Sham,’ New York State Says UtilityDive: Utilities post-Paris: Uncertainty rules power sector as Trump shatters climate consensus The New York Times: The Biggest, Strangest ‘Batteries’ The Wall Street Journal: Sunrun Opens Internal Probe into Alleged Manipulation of Sales […]

Energy News for June 1, 2017

Bloomberg News: Trump ‘Self-Help’ Infrastructure Plan Irks State, Local Leaders E&E News: Perry picks Texas consultant to lead grid study E&E News: Western governors fret as Zinke ponders review of grouse plans Reuters: Coal, solar fall on climate deal The Wall Street Journal: Oil Prices Climb Before U.S. Stockpile Data Reuters: LNG sellers, Asian buyers spar as contract fight brews amid […]

Energy News for May 31, 2017

The Hill: President meets with EPA chief on Paris climate pact Washington Examiner: Perry plans clean energy trip as Trump decides on climate deal Bloomberg BNA: Barrasso Agenda Heavy on Public Works, Light on Environment The Washington Post: Whatever Trump decides on Paris, he’s already put the brakes on climate action E&E News: Wildlife, renewables take back seat to oil […]

CRI Bay Area Climate News for May 2017

  BAY AREA CLIMATE NEWS May 2017   The Big Picture   State Adaptation Work in Full Swing Kids Suing the Feds for an Unstable Climate The Oregon lawsuit by a group of 9-20 year olds (Our Children’s Trust) is now moving towards a trial in 2018. In rejecting motions to dismiss from the Obama administration, […]

Energy News for May 25, 2017

Bloomberg News: Icahn Guides Trump’s Policy and Scores $60 Million Reuters: OPEC extends oil output cut by nine months to fight glut The Wall Street Journal: BlackRock, Vanguard Mull Pressuring Exxon to Disclose Climate Risks Reuters: As oil prices languish, signs emerge of Algeria changing its energy ways St. Louis Post-Dispatch: Missouri House sends utility bill to Senate Philadelphia Inquirer: NJ […]

The Future of California’s Greenhouse Gas Regulation

This week, BPC staff attended a dinner meeting of the Air & Waste Management Association, featuring a presentation by Richard Corey, Executive Officer of the California Air Resources Board (CARB). Mr. Corey gave an insightful presentation on how California’s air quality and greenhouse gas regulations have shaped our economy thus far, and the direction of […]