States, Feds, & International Oil and Gas Competitors Evaluating Fracking Rules and Opportunities

HBW Resources: Ollison Hydraulic Fracturing Report Below is a summary 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.  With numerous state legislatures now in session, HBW Resources is monitoring these activities to ensure that responsible and feasible… 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 »


Today in Washington: HBW Resources Daily Energy & Politics Update

Tuesday in Washington:  Congress Goes on Recess: After a virtual torrent of scandals and investigations, the House and the Senate will not be in session this week.   Before leaving town, the House passed H.R. 3, legislation expediting the approval and construction of the Keystone XL pipeline.  The House also passed llegislation allowing power plants… More »


Wednesday in Washington

Wednesday in Washington: Web Link Retirements Mount, Intrigue Ensues: The Senate and the House are in session today. The biggest news coming out of yesterday was the unexpected announcement that Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT), the current Chairman of the Senate Finance Committee, would not seek re-election in 2014.  Many speculate that the decision may be due to… More »