DC: Big Check for Short Visit

The Senate is not in session this week, but the House convenes briefly to consider legislation providing disaster assistance to those states and individuals affected by Hurricane Sandy. The House Rules Committee is expected to take up the legislation on Monday with consideration on the House floor the following day. On the energy front, A… More »

Washington Review/Preview

Things continue slowly on the hill as nominations roll out and the debate over gun control continues. On the energy front, the Senate E&R committee is preparing for its first hearing on natural gas likely during the first week of February. Meanwhile, Landrieu and Murkowski are working on a revenue sharing bill–at this time it… More »

HBW Resources’ Brent Greenfield Summarizes Fed Activities Affecting O&G

On January 8, 2013, the General Services Administration’s Regulatory Information Service Center released a semiannual 2012 summary of the regulations that the Obama administration is considering or reviewing that may have a likely significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. In addition, individual federal entities including the Environmental Protection Agency and the… More »

Thursday in Recess, Nominations and Gun Control Dominate Talk

DC Cycle: Labor Secretary Hilda Solis announced her intention to resign from the Department of Labor yesterday. Washington is still waiting to find out who will replace Lisa Jackson at the EPA. Also, the ranking Member Of the Budget Committee, Sen. Jeff Sessions, has indicated his strong opposition to Jack Lew as the successor to… More »