Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

2019 Energy Policy Outlook

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

The 116th Congress will mark Senator Lisa Murkowski’s (R-AK) last term atop the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee

Respecting Human Rights In The Energy And Natural Resources Sector

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How does the responsibility to respect human rights apply to companies operating in the Energy and Natural Resources Sector?

Energy Hearings This Week

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

House Appropriations Subcommittee on Energy and Water Development Markup: FY 2019 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill

Energy Bill The Focus Of Congressional Debate

Congress Meets As Government Shutdown Looms

Congress has spent a significant chunk of the new year focused on a bipartisan energy bill, which, if passed, would be the first broad bipartisan energy package in nearly ten years.

Energy Hearings Next Week

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

House and Senate Republicans depart next Wednesday afternoon for the Greenbrier Resort in WV for their annual issues conference.

Energy Hearings This Week

Congress Reconvenes After Midterm Elections

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on Bruce Walker to be assistant Energy secretary for electricity delivery and energy reliability.

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee just voted on the nominations of Neil Chatterjee and Rob Powelson to be FERC Commissioners.

Energy & Environment Update – January 2016 #2

Second Snowstorm Slams Into Washington DC

As Washington prepares for snow, energy issues continue to heat up in the second session of the 114th Congress.

Riffgat Offshore Wind Farm Nears Completion

A couple of important takeaways from this week’s Capitol Hill hearing on a proposed federal well control rule for offshore drilling: First, offshore drilling is safer today than it has ever been – for the Gulf of Mexico, Alaska and Pacific regions. In coordination with federal regulators, industry has improved the safety of offshore development… Keep reading →

As Default Deadline Nears, Congress Continues Debate Debt Ceiling Plan

On July 22, 2015, Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Chairwoman Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) and Ranking Member Maria Cantwell (D-WA) introduced the Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015, the first major energy legislation since 2007. The bill focuses on areas of agreement and avoids controversial issues such as lifting the ban on crude oil exports… Keep reading →

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