June 2016 Fracking Report

  Updates from our last Fracking Report: Colorado: Ballot #78 Would Ban Drilling in Over 90% of the State Maryland: Town in Garrett County Working to Uphold Fracking Ban Pennsylvania: New Unconventional Fracking Regulations Signed into Law This month’s June report also focuses on high risk states, where local governments continue their fight to ban… More »

Energy & Power Subcommittee Approves Lifting Crude Oil Export Ban

Report by HBW Resources Legislative Aide, Zack Burnham House Energy and Power Subcommittee Hearing Summary H.R. 702 Markup – “To adapt to changing crude oil market conditions” PURPOSE: to lift the restrictions against exporting domestically produced crude oil. RESOLUTION: Bill favorably forwarded onto full House Energy and Commerce Committee. Arguments Raised for Lifting the Export… More »

Senate Energy and Natural Resources Markup

Executive Summary on the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources Mark Up of the Bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015 Summary Provided By Emily Singer, Legislative Aide, HBW Resources The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources held three mark up sessions on the Bipartisan Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2015. This bill… More »

Rural & Agriculture Perspectives on Lifting the Crude Oil Export Ban

Energy and the Rural Economy: The Economic Impact of Exporting Crude Oil July 8, 2015 Witnesses: The Honorable David J. Porter (Texas Railroad Commission, Chairman) Mr. Harold Hamm (Continental Energy, Founder/Chairman/Chief Executive Officer) Mr. Terrance A. Duffy (CME Group, Executive Chairman/President) Ms. Kari Bjerke Cutting (North Dakota Petroleum Council, Vice President) Mr. Jamie Webster (IHS,… More »