Congress Back in Action…Sort Of

Washington Update Welcome back to session!  Both the House and the Senate will be back in action this week.  Almost all of the focus will be on the conflict in Syria and consideration of a joint resolution authorizing the President to use force.  The debate over Syria has created a number of strange bedfellows, but… More »


ENGOs Fight Arctic Development While BSEE Considers Offshore Fracking Activities

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. Following Court Ruling, ENGOs Say Arctic Is “No Place To Drill” Environment News Service wrote about the recent ruling by U.S. District Judge Ralph Beistline (D. Alaska) that found the federal government… More »


This Week: #Senate Takes Up #Energy Efficiency & #KeystoneXL Legislation While House Limits Regulatory Authority of Gov’t

Monday in Washington Do Nothing Congress…Not So Fast This is the last week of business on Capitol Hill before Congress goes on its annual month-long August recess.  Apparently concerned about the “do nothing” label of this Congress, the House intend to pass a large number of bills this week before adjourning.  House leadership intends to… More »


National Ocean Policy, ESA, & Changes Ahead for BSEE: Greenfield Offshore Energy Report

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.  With numerous legislative bodies now in session, HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that responsible policies based on sound science are advanced. ENGO Files Petition To… More »