Crude Oil Exports: Gaining Increased Focus as Production Soars

Today, Senator Murkowski (R-AK) released a report detailing the historic precedent for allowing crude oil exports following the enactment of the Energy Policy and Conservation Act of 1975.  The Senator has been an outspoken advocate for modernizing the nation’s export restrictions for domestically produced crude oil. The issue of crude oil exports is relatively new… More »


Big Week for Hydraulic Fracturing in Congress & Around the US: Manufacturers & Consumers Benefit While Public Remains Skeptical

HBW Resources: Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report Below is a summary prepared by Bo Ollison, HBW Resources’ Senior Director of Policy, 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.  HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that… More »


Controversy Erupts Over #GHG Coal Regs While #Congress Dithers on Gov’t Funding

HBW ENERGY AND POLITICS UPDATE Today in Washington The planned recess this week for House members is being cut short as congressional leaders haggle over a legislative package to keep the government funded through the end of the year.  The Senate will be in session all week, and the House will return on Wednesday.  The… More »


Fracking from Coast-to-Coast: US Dominates #Unconventional #Shale Development While Others Attempt To Catch Up

HBW Resources: Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report Below is a summary of publicly available activities currently underway at the state, federal 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 feasible policies… More »