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 »


OCS Governors Seek Expanded Offshore Development While Obama Pursues Ocean Zoning Initiative

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. Eight Governors Call On… More »


TSCA Reform, Moniz in the House, and Energy Tax Reform Priorities Up For Debate

Wednesday in Washington Recess One Day Closer… The House will be considering a large number of bills today on the floor.  These include: H.R. 2711, the Citizen Empowerment Act; H.R. 2579, the Government Employee Accountability Act; H.R. 1660, the Government Customer Service Act; H.R. 313, the Government Spending Accountability Act; H.R. 1541, the Common Sense in Compensation Act; H.R. 2565, the… More »