Legislation

Business , Exploration & Production , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays

US Democrats in Oil States Fear Ill Wind from Biden’s Climate Policies

Prospect of an electoral backlash grows in Texas and New Mexico over President Biden’s drilling moratorium.

February 12, 2021

Exports , Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

No Ordinary Joe: Manchin’s Pivotal Role on Shale, Climate in a Divided Senate

The West Virginia senator pursues bipartisan solutions and is determined to not let the energy transition leave his constituents behind.

February 8, 2021

Business , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Technology , Mergers

PATH FORWARD: Leslie Beyer Talks PESA, AESC Merger

Former PESA President Leslie Beyer talks to Hart Energy about the combination of PESA and AESC to form The Energy Workforce & Technology Council.

February 1, 2021

Exploration & Production , Legislation , Lease Sales

Republican Bill Seeks to Block Biden’s Freeze on Oil and Gas Leasing

Republican senators from oil-producing states introduced legislation on Jan. 28 that would block the Biden administration’s order pausing new oil and gas leasing on federal lands.

January 29, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Legislation , Shale Plays

PATH FORWARD: What Updates to Colorado SB-181 Mean for Oil Producers

New regulations will add further strain on oil and gas producers in Colorado, says asset performance management expert, Jamie Davidson.

January 27, 2021

Policy & Regulations , Legislation , Emissions

Column: Can Biden Transform the US Energy System?

The new president’s impact will likely be more on the micro than the macro level.

January 22, 2021

Business , Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Pipelines

Biden Takes Sweeping Day One Action on Energy, Keystone XL

Soon after his inauguration, U.S. President Joe Biden signed executive actions that included formally revoking the permit needed to build the Keystone XL oil pipeline and rejoining the Paris Agreement on climate change.

January 20, 2021

Legislation , International , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions

Biden Set to Rejoin Paris Climate Accord, Impose Curbs on US Oil Industry

The announcements will also include a sweeping order to review all of Trump's actions weakening climate change protections, the revocation of a vital permit for the Keystone XL and a moratorium on leasing activities in the Alaska National Wildlife Refuge, Biden aids say.

January 20, 2021

Business , Exploration & Production , Methane , Legislation , Emissions

API Chief Seeks Areas to Work with Biden Administration

In his State of American Energy speech, Mike Sommers also addressed climate change and diversity challenges.

January 13, 2021

Business , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables , Shale Plays

US Energy: ‘The More Ambitious Biden Tries to Be, the More Likely He Is to Fail’

Elected on a promise of a $2 trillion green energy plan, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s ambitions could be curtailed by political reality.

January 8, 2021