Senior House Republican threatens fresh Interior subpoenas

By Ben Geman - 07/17/13 10:48 AM ET House Natural Resources Committee Chairman Doc Hastings (R-Wash.) is threatening to play hardball with the Interior Department over what he called a lack of responsiveness to requests for documents. “We are really out of patience with the department’s […]

Shell names new CEO to replace retiring Voser

Royal Dutch Shell selected its future chief executive officer, refining leader Ben van Beurden, indicating its plans to leverage its chemical and refining expertise to keep pace with the growing role of downstream. Full Story

Opinion – Unlock energy potential for Virginia and nation, Randall Luthi

With bipartisan passage of the Offshore Energy and Jobs Act, Doc Hastings and the U.S. House of Representatives charted a course for safely developing American oil and natural gas from our oceans. We can provide new jobs, increase state and federal treasuries and enhance our […]

Obama’s Energy Security Trust collecting dust

By Zack Colman - 07/02/13 02:46 PM ET President Obama’s plan for a $2 billion Energy Security Trust is collecting dust on Capitol Hill. Full Story

Why oil and gas drilling is going deeper and further offshore

By Lou Gagliardi, Guest blogger / July 2, 2013 Offshore oil and gas drilling is moving further offshore and deeper underwater as energy companies seek to find sources of production in low-risk areas, Gagliardi writes. The added incentive is that more remote basins may hold the promise of significant […]

IEA: Renewables will surpass natural gas for power generation by 2016

Posted on June 26, 2013 at 9:22 am by Jeannie Kever in Beaumont, Electricity, featured, Midland, Solar One day after President Barack Obama called for expanding renewable energy projects on public lands in the United States during a landmark speech on combating climate change, the International Energy Agency reported Wednesday that global power generation from renewable energy […]

Murkowski, Wyden weigh path forward for US-Mexico drilling agreement

06/20/13 10:53 AM ET A House-Senate collision over competing bills to implement a 2012 U.S.-Mexico pact on Gulf of Mexico drilling cooperation is getting closer to coming to a head. Full Story
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