Cove Point Protestors Gather at FERC

On July 14 more than 1,000 protestors gathered outside the doors of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to encourage federal officials to reject a proposal to construct an LNG export terminal at Cove Point, Maryland. Protestors’ concerns hinge on possible environmental and health risks associated with construction of such a unit. According the Baltimore Sun,… More »

HBW Resources Offshore Energy Report

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. DOI Seeks Comments on 2017-2022 OCS Leasing Program The Interior Department has announced the Bureau of… More »

St. Tammany Seeks Counsel on Fracking Ban

On Thursday the St. Tammany Parish Council passed a resolution to seek legal counsel on potentially blocking the issue of all drilling permits and instituting a ban on fracking in the area. This move comes after opposition to fracking in St. Tammany caused Helis Oil & Gas, LLC, to forego horizontal operations and propose a… More »

Fracking Supporters Rally in Advance of Loveland Vote

Opponents of Loveland, Colorado’s ballot measure to ban fracking rallied on June 3 in support of hydraulic fracturing. The rally comes just weeks before a June 24 ballot measure that will ask voters whether to institute a  two-year fracking suspension in the city, located in Larimer County. The Loveland Energy Action Project organized the rally,… More »