Mid-term Elections 2018

America Votes On Environment And Energy Ballot Initiatives

Congress Struggles With Funding Repairs To U.S. Capitol Dome

The 2018 midterm elections also provided voters in several states the opportunity to craft environmental and energy policy directly through ballot initiatives

Santa Ana Winds Stoke Wildfires In Southern California

As the landlord for a vast area of public land in Southeast New Mexico, one of the federal Bureau of Land Management’s primary responsibilities is to ensure the resources in that area are wisely managed to benefit the people of New Mexico. Why then is that agency moving forward on a plan that would waste… Keep reading →

Currents: Energy Industry Insights November 2018 #2

Congress Meets As Government Shutdown Looms

U.S. to Give Eight Nations Oil Waivers Under Iran Sanctions

Animal Sanctuary Rescues And Shelters Abused And Abandoned Wildlife

As Coloradans prepare to vote on an anti-energy measure that could severely damage state natural gas and oil production and stagger the state’s economy, it’s no exaggeration to say the whole nation is watching. Consider: Proposition 112 would make 85 percent of non-federal land in Colorado– the United States’ sixth-leading natural gas and oil producer– off limits… Keep reading →

U.S. Government Releases Over $5 Billion In Aid For Home Heating Bills

The Trump administration’s plan to push more high ethanol-blended E15 into the nation’s fuel supply doesn’t sit well with U.S. voters – for the consumer reasons we’ve been talking about for months (see here, here and here). A new national survey of 1,001 registered voters across the country, conducted by Harris Poll, shows bipartisan concern about expanded sales of E15,… Keep reading →

Texas Oil Companies Work To Adapt To Falling Oil Prices

Two stat lines capture the essence of modern natural gas and oil development: First, the United States produced a record 11 million barrels of oil per day (mbd) in September, 2.2 mbd more than September 2017, according to API’s latest Monthly Statistical Report (MSR). It’s a remarkable output number, given where domestic production was less than two decades… Keep reading →

Congress Struggles With Funding Repairs To U.S. Capitol Dome

The Senate convenes Monday, Oct. 1 at 3 p.m. The House is in recess until Nov. 13