Arctic Lease Sales, OCS Legislation, & Rigs to Reefs Program See Activity

HBW Resources: Greenfield Offshore Energy Report Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway at the federal, state and international levels that could impact 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… More »


House Cuts Renewable Funding, Supports Yucca, and Tells Obama “No” on Ocean Zoning

Thursday in Washington: Progress/Work Continues…in the House The House completed its work and passed the FY2014 Energy and Water Appropriations bill (H.R. 2609) late last night.  The bill includes significant cuts to renewable energy programs, funding to support the approval of Yucca Mountain, and a provision prohibiting the implementation of the Administration’s National Ocean Policy’s… More »


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 »


House Passes Offshore Drilling Bills, Congress Goes On Recess

Monday in Washington: Congress Goes on Recess: Should be a slow week in Washington.  Congress is on recess this week for the July 4th holiday.  Before leaving town, the Senate passed comprehensive immigration reform legislation by a vote of 68-32. The House passed H.R. 1613, the Outer Continental Shelf Transboundary Hydrocarbon Agreements Authorization Act, by a vote… More »