Last week the Denton, Texas City Council failed to approve a ban on fracking, making it possible for Alpine, Texas to be the first in the state to ban the practice. At a city council meeting held on Tuesday, July 1, residents crowded to express opposition to potential oil and gas drilling in the city…. More »
The Interior Department recently announced the release of the “U.S. Department of the Interior Economic Report”for Fiscal Year 2013 in which the Office of Policy Analysis estimates the Department’s economic contributions, including energy and mineral development on public lands. Overall, the report concludes that the Interior Department contributed $360 billion to the domestic economy and… More »
The U.S. Energy Department (DOE) recently announced that the Quadrennial Energy Review Task Force will hold a public meeting in Denver, CO on Monday, July 28 to discuss gas-electricity interdependence. The meeting will include facilitated panel discussions as well as an open public comment session.
The U.S. Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has announced that it is seeking comments by Tuesday, September 2 on its intention to seek Office of Management and Budget approval of a new information collection on Voluntary Near Miss Reporting in Oil and Gas Operations on the Outer Continental Shelf. In 2013, BTS and BSEE announced… More »