Energy News for December 31, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek: Agency issues condensate export guidelines Platts: Analysts: Midstream projects could slow down amid oil price decline Reuters: Excelerate suspends LNG export project in Texas Las Vegas Review-Journal: Editorial: Keystone XL pipeline would produce economic benefits United Press International: House committee releases strategy document on energy agenda The Hill: Senate panel to hold hearing on Keystone XL next week The Wall […]

Energy News for December 24, 2014

E&E News: EPA overreaches authority in proposing power plant rule, API says Reuters: Analysts: Oil companies to reduce investments amid price decline Forbes: Drillers may look to M&A next year, expert says The Wall Street Journal: U.S. oil producers waiting for rivals to cut output, observers say

Energy News for December 23, 2014

Forbes: Analyst: Allowing crude oil exports could benefit U.S. Rigzone: U.S. shale development will not end as oil prices drop, observers say Rigzone: Industry should do more to tout fracking to public, execs say Los Angeles Times: Opinion: Allowing crude exports would keep U.S. shale producers in the game Bloomberg: Shale drillers see new challenges Oil & Gas Journal: Report: Federal […]

Energy News for December 22, 2014

Fuel Fix: Obama criticizes potential benefits of Keystone XL pipeline Bloomberg: Energy ministers blame non-OPEC producers for oil price slump Oil & Gas Journal: Calif. regional agency approves emissions reduction strategy for refineries

Energy News for December 19, 2014

Bloomberg Businessweek: API: U.S. crude output hit highest level since March 1986 last month  Rigzone: Exec: Global offshore to see long-term expenditure growth  Bloomberg: Shale drillers see new challenges Fuel Fix: EPA postpones decision on methane emissions reduction plan for oil, gas  Oil & Gas Journal: Report: Federal fracking rules less likely to be issued by new Congress 

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 […]

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 […]

Senate Confirms Estavan Lopez to Lead Bureau of Reclamation

Senate approves Obama’s energy nominees Hannah Northey, E&E reporter Published: Wednesday, December 17, 2014 The Senate last night in a flurry of activity confirmed a handful of President Obama’s energy picks along with more than three dozen noncontroversial nominees, including a few who weren’t expected to cross the finish line. The upper chamber voted unanimously […]

Bureau of Reclamation Extends Application Deadline for WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant FOA

The Bureau of Reclamation has extended the application deadline for the fiscal year 2015 WaterSMART Water and Energy Efficiency Grant funding opportunity announcement from January 14, 2015 to January 23, 2015 at 4 p.m. Mountain Standard Time. In addition, a clarifying note has been added to Subcriterion E.2: Expediting Future On-Farm Irrigation Improvements (p.48). Additional […]

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 […]