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 […]

Energy News for December 12, 2014

Reuters: House subcommittee hears arguments on crude exports ban The Wall Street Journal: LNG investors could face losses amid oil price decline Reuters: 5 oil-producing states could be hit hardest by price decline The Hill: Economists call on Obama to allow crude exports Politico: EPA appears likely to miss deadline on power plant proposal Oil & Gas Journal: BOEM increases oil […]

Energy News for December 11, 2014

The Hill: API urges House subcommittee to work on lifting crude exports ban Bloomberg BNA: Methane Emissions Regulations Aimed at Oil & Gas Bloomberg Businessweek: Asian buyers enter Texas in pursuit of more U.S. oil exports Wall Street Journal: U.S. energy companies reduce drilling, spending amid oil price decline

Energy News for December 10, 2014

Oil & Gas Journal: Study: Methane emissions from gas development dropped 10% from 2013 American City Business Journals: ExxonMobil report: North America to reach net oil exporter status by 2020 Reuters: Shale oil, gas to increase GDP, federal tax revenues, report finds Bloomberg: EIA chief: U.S. oil output to slow down, yet reach record level in 2015 amid price […]

Energy News for December 9, 2014

The Wall Street Journal: Dropping oil prices may stall megaprojects Reuters: Rep. Barton to introduce bill ending crude exports ban, aide says The Economist: Analysis: U.S. shale remains competitor to Saudi Arabian oil National Journal: U.S. shale will continue despite OPEC decision, analysts, execs say