HBW Resources Offshore Energy Report

HBW Resources Offshore Energy Report Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway that could affect the development of offshore oil and gas resources.  The report was prepared by Brent Greenfield, HBW Resources’ Director of Ocean Policy and Regulatory Affairs. If you would like additional information or have any questions, please give us… More »


Fracking Ban Defeated in Illinois Even As Other Anti-Development Efforts Take Root

Arkansas Governor vetoes tax break for oil and gas industry. Utilizing the line-item-veto, Governor Mike Beebe removed a $5 million tax provision aimed at waiving sales taxes on specific fracking related expenditures from an appropriations bill passed by the state legislature.  The provision’s sponsor, State Senator Jonathan Dismang, claimed the tax provision would help encourage… More »


Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe Joins OCS Governors Coalition Urging Sec. Jewell to Support New Offshore Oil and Gas Development

Below is a link to an article in the  Washington Post on Gov. McAuliffe’s decision to join the OCS Governors Coalition in pushing for expanded offshore oil and gas development.  The announcement followed a meeting of the OCS Governors Coalition with Secretary Jewell and senior officials at the Department of Interior.  The OCS Governors Coalition… More »


HBW Resources: State & Local Fracking Report

HBW Resources State & Local Fracking Report Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway at the local and state level that could impact natural resource extraction, particularly related to hydraulic fracturing and shale development.  To better utilize this document, we’ve broken the information down by region. With numerous state legislatures now in… More »