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.
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.
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.
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.
Trudeau, lacking a majority, will need support from the New Democratic Party to get legislation passed.
The former COGA leader talks environmental and policy challenges, oil and gas investment and growing initiatives within the industry.
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.
Some Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning to ban hydraulic fracturing within the oil and gas industry nationwide if elected in 2020. What if?