Offshore Industry Works With Regulators to Enhance Safety and Preserve Access

HBW Resources: Greenfield Offshore Energy Report Re Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway that could affect the development of offshore oil and gas resources prepared by Brent Greenfield, HBW Resources’ Director of Ocean Policy and Regulatory Affairs. Texas A&M Entity Chosen to Manage Ocean Energy Safety Institute, BSEE Director Tours Facility… More »

Big Week for Hydraulic Fracturing in Congress & Around the US: Manufacturers & Consumers Benefit While Public Remains Skeptical

HBW Resources: Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report Below is a summary prepared by Bo Ollison, HBW Resources’ Senior Director of Policy, of publicly available activities currently underway at the federal, state and international levels that could impact the use of hydraulic fracturing for oil and gas extraction.  HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that… More »

House Consideration of Energy Bills Commences

The consideration of energy bills in the House will begin today with the consideration of the Federal Lands and Energy Security Act. The bill combines a handful of previously considered bills dealing with energy production on federal and tribal lands. The bill will: 1. Streamline the permitting process for oil and gas leasing, including oil… More »

Big Week for Energy in the House: #Oil #Shale, #NPR-A, #Pipelines, & #Fracking on the Floor

Washington Energy and Politics Update: Both the House and the Senate will be in session this week.  The Senate will be considering the nomination U.S. District Judge Robert Wilkens to the U.S. Court of Appeals; H.R. 3204, a bill enhancing federal oversight of U.S. drug compounding facilities; and S. 1197, the FY 2014 Defense Authorization… More »