Unconventional , Legislation , Shale Plays

Britain Orders Immediate Moratorium On Fracking

The decision follows a report on an incident at a site run by British energy company Cuadrilla Resources near Blackpool, northern England where a 2.9-magnitude tremor shook houses in August.

November 3, 2019


Senate Democrat Schumer Proposes Plan To Swap Gas Cars For Electric Vehicles

Senator Chuck Schumer, the top Senate Democrat, late on Oct. 24 proposed a $454 billion plan over 10 years to help shift the United States away from gasoline-powered vehicles by offering cash vouchers to help Americans buy electric vehicles.

October 24, 2019

Earnings , Legislation , Shale Plays

Rising US Oil, Gas Output Fuels 30% Jump In Federal Minerals Revenues: Interior

An increase in oil and gas production on U.S. public lands drove a 30% increase in federal energy and minerals revenue disbursements in fiscal year 2019, to $11.69 billion, the U.S. Interior Department said on Oct. 24.

October 24, 2019


California ‘Veered' Out Of Its Lane In Climate Pact With Quebec: Lawsuit

The United States on Oct. 23 sued California and other state entities for entering a climate agreement with a Canadian province, saying the state had no right to conduct foreign policy, in the latest feud between the Trump administration and the state.

October 23, 2019


Canada's Trudeau Keeps The Wheel But Prepares For Left Turn

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Oct. 22 faced the cold reality of a minority government that will likely be forced to tilt left to survive, a move that risks upsetting the business community and stoking alienation in oil-producing provinces.

October 22, 2019


Canada’s Oil And Gas Sector Wary Of Left-Leaning Parties In Minority Government

Trudeau, lacking a majority, will need support from the New Democratic Party to get legislation passed.

October 22, 2019

People , Legislation , Health, Safety & Environment

Interview: Tisha Schuller Doesn’t Shy Away From Debate

The former COGA leader talks environmental and policy challenges, oil and gas investment and growing initiatives within the industry.

October 18, 2019


Chart: Elizabeth Warren’s Frac Attack

RBC Capital Markets put out a new report titled "The Aftermath of a Frac Ban." This  table from the report shows companies with meaningful exposure to federal acreage.

October 14, 2019

Legislation , Pipelines

New Jersey Denies Permit For PennEast Natgas Pipeline

The decision followed a ruling by a U.S. appeals court in September that barred PennEast from using federal law to seize properties controlled by New Jersey to build the project.

October 14, 2019

Business , Legislation

From OGI Editor-In-Chief: Your License To Operate Might Be Expiring

Some Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning to ban hydraulic fracturing within the oil and gas industry nationwide if elected in 2020. What if?

October 7, 2019