Crude Oil Exports: Gaining Increased Focus as Production Soars

Today, Senator Murkowski (R-AK) released a report detailing the historic precedent for allowing crude oil exports following the enactment of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975.  The Senator has been an outspoken advocate for modernizing the nation’s export restrictions for domestically produced crude oil. The issue of crude oil exports is relatively new… More »


HBW Resources Offshore Energy Report, Feb. 28, 2014

HBW Resources: Greenfield Offshore Energy Report 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. DOI Announces Gulf of Mexico Oil & Gas Lease Sales The U.S. Department of the… 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 »


Growth in Fracking To Benefit Australia, China, Poland, India & Brazil. US Onshore Development Applying Pressure To Arctic, Offshore, & Int’l Projects

HBW Resources Hydraulic Fracturing Report (National &International) Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway at the national and international level that could impact natural resource extraction, particularly related to hydraulic fracturing and shale development.  To better utilize this document, we have broken the information down by region. With numerous state legislatures now in… More »