Congress Considers Pipelines, Energy Prices, and DOE Funding

Tuesday in Washington: Work Commences On Energy Funding: Both the House and Senate are in session today.  The House will be taking up H.R. 2609, the FY 2014 Energy and Water Appropriations Bill.  The bill includes massive cuts to funding for DOE grant programs for renewable energy and energy efficiency initiatives, which could be the subject… More »

Congress Drills Into Offshore Energy Bills

Thursday in Washington: One Day To Go: Both the House and the Senate are in session.  The Senate has now cleared all major hurdles to passage of comprehensive immigration reform legislation and final approval could occur as early as today.  Leaders are still hoping that some type of agreement on student loans can be reached… More »

HBW Resources Ollison Fracking Report

HBW Resources: Ollison Fracking Report Web Link Below is a summary 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.  With numerous state legislatures now in session, HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that responsible and… More »

Monday in Washington

Monday in Washington: The Work Continues: Congressional hearings on the FY2014 budget will continue this week in both the House and the Senate.  The Boston bombings and subsequent manhunt along with the Ricin attack on the Senate did not stall the first week of budget hearings, and as they go on longer, more details of… More »