The West Virginia senator pursues bipartisan solutions and is determined to not let the energy transition leave his constituents behind.
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.
New regulations will add further strain on oil and gas producers in Colorado, says asset performance management expert, Jamie Davidson.
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.
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.
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.