In some presidential election years, voters have struggled to discern substantive differences between the positions of the major party candidates. Not this year.
The energy and environmental policies of President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden reveal “a night and day difference between the two approaches,” Kevin Garber, a shareholder in the Babst Calland law firm told Hart Energy’s Joseph Markman and Len Vermillion.
But oil and gas executives need to focus their attention beyond the presidential race.
“Looking at the real local level, there are task forces, there are climate plans, there are initiatives for electric vehicles and renewables and building codes—whether you can or cannot have gas hookup in new construction,” said Jean Mosites, also a Babst Calland shareholder who practices environmental law. “A lot of interesting things are going on and certainly not just federal.”
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Chevron said it had reached the buyout agreement with Noble Midstream on March 5, roughly a month after announcing a slightly smaller offer to buy out the pipeline operator.
The CEOs of oil giants Chevron and Saudi Aramco are optimistic about the future of oil and gas. Their biggest worry, however, is the return of jobs to the oil sector in the long-term.
The integration of Texans for Natural Gas (TNG) into TIPRO’s education and advocacy platform will create the most comprehensive statewide oil and natural gas campaign in Texas, the trade association said.