Legislation

Legislation , International

OPEC Urges Members to Lobby Against US NOPEC Bill

House measure that would allow lawsuits against OPEC could put US interests at risk, Barkindo says.

April 23, 2021

Business , Legislation , Emissions , Energy Transition , Trends

Oil and Gas Investor Special Report: Oil, Gas and the Changing Financial Landscape

Oil and Gas Investor discusses risks and impacts of modern trends on bottom lines with Coleman Rowland at BKD, Gerrad Heep with Grant Thornton, Brian Baumler at PKF Texas, and Daron Fredrickson with Merit Advisors.

April 23, 2021

Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Energy Transition , Technology

Carbon Capture Key to Fast-tracking Energy Transition

Carbon capture technologies such as CCUS offer an opportunity to fast-track the energy transition, but experts say murky regulations in the U.S. are obstructing its path to a zero-carbon economy.

April 22, 2021

Legislation , Energy Transition

Greta Thunberg to Testify to Congress on Fossil Fuel Subsidies

The Swedish activist will testify virtually before the House Oversight Committee’s subcommittee on the environment.

April 22, 2021

Policy & Regulations , Legislation , Emissions , Energy Transition

PATH FORWARD: Effect of Joe Biden’s Climate Policies on Oil and Gas

As Biden’s presidency nears 60 days, Alex Dewar, energy expert with Boston Consulting Group, explains how climate change is standing out as one the highest priorities of the new administration and how that is affecting the oil and gas industry.

April 21, 2021

Crude Oil , Trade , Legislation , International

US House Panel Advances Bill to Allow Anti-trust Suits Against OPEC

The so-called NOPEC bill, introduced by Representative Steve Chabot, would allow the U.S. Justice Department to bring anti-trust lawsuits against oil-producing countries in OPEC.

April 20, 2021

Legislation

Energy Policy Watch: IPAA’s Dan Naatz Breaks Down Biden’s Energy Policy and Oil and Gas

There’s no way to spin it, these are scary and challenging times for oil and gas executives as the Biden administration turns energy policy 180 degrees and focuses nearly everything through the lens of climate change, while industry opponents gear up to seize their opportunities over the next four years. Here’s an in-depth look at energy policy and oil and gas in 2021.

April 19, 2021

Markets , Legislation , Energy Transition

Washington State Plans Ban on Sale of Gas-powered Cars by 2030

The move by Washington state to stop sales of gas-powered cars comes as efforts to boost adoption of electric vehicles are accelerating over concerns about fossil fuels’ contribution to climate change.

April 16, 2021

Investment , Exploration & Production , Legislation

Joe Biden’s Clean-up Plan for Orphaned Oil Wells Slammed

Critics accuse the $16 billion provision in Biden’s proposed infrastructure package to plug abandoned oil wells across the U.S. of being a bailout for the oil and gas industry.

April 15, 2021

Legislation , International

Mexico’s Lower House Approves Contentious Oil Legislation

The initiative is part of President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador’s efforts to strengthen state influence over the energy market at the expense of private capital.

April 15, 2021