Coordination and Increased Oversight Focus of Offshore Energy Development Regulatory Activities

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 prepared by Brent Greenfield, HBW Resources’ Director of Ocean Policy and Regulatory Affairs. GAO Addresses Hiring/Retention Challenges at Interior Dept. Agencies In a report recently released to the public, the Government Accountability… More »


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 »


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 »


HBW Resources Offshore Oil & Gas Energy Development Report. New Regulations Considered As Plans For Expanded OCS Development Take Shape

HBW Resources Offshore 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. Comment Period Reopened On Draft Marine Mammal Acoustic Guidance NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) has announced the reopening of the public comment… More »