The Wall Street Journal Jan. 16, 2015 Opinion The new Congress is set to make the biggest changes in U.S. energy policy in nearly a decade, against the backdrop of the domestic shale boom. This represents major progress, assuming that some Republicans aren’t intimidated by economic myths about energy security. The first big Senate debate […]
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The Wall Street Journal Opinion Jan. 14, 2015 A better way to fund roads and bridges than more pain at the pump. Tumbling energy prices are the first lucky break for U.S. consumers in years, but Washington is feeling left out. So the gougers of both parties are joining to steal some of the proceeds […]
The Washington Post Jan. 13, 2015 By Joby Warrick The Obama administration will seek to cut down on methane leaks from oil and gas drilling by up to 45 percent under a plan expected to be unveiled this week, officials familiar with the plans said Tuesday. U.S. officials believe tighter regulation would prevent billions of […]
Reuters Jan. 7, 21015 The White House does not feel pressure to loosen restrictions on U.S. oil exports further and views debate over the issue as resolved for now, John Podesta, a top aide to President Barack Obama, told Reuters in an interview. The drop in oil prices and the Commerce Department’s move to allow […]
Introduction This report looks back on key 2014 federal legislative and regulatory initiatives affecting Tesoro and the refining sector, and to those ahead in 2015. While gridlock continued in Washington, DC, this year, some progress was achieved in key areas though the partisan divisions that affect relations on Capitol Hill and with the White House […]
Reuters Dec. 30, 2014 By Valerie Volcovici The main U.S. export authority is telling some oil companies that they should consider exporting a lightly processed form of crude oil called condensate without formal permission, according to people familiar with the discussions. In conversations that may help clear the way for more overseas sales of U.S. […]
The Washington Post Dec. 29, 2014 By Joby Warrick CUBA, N.M. — The methane that leaks from 40,000 gas wells near this desert trading post may be colorless and odorless, but it’s not invisible. It can be seen from space. Satellites that sweep over energy-rich northern New Mexico can spot the gas as it escapes […]