Colombia's top administrative court on Sept. 17 clarified that a moratorium on fracking it upheld last week does not prevent "investigative" pilot projects, surprising both oil companies and environmental activists.
The Trump administration on Sept. 12 took a major step toward opening Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to oil drilling, drawing criticism from environmentalists and an effort by Democratic lawmakers to put the pristine wilderness area off limits to development.
Neither are likely to gain much traction in the Senate.
Adams County on Sept. 3 became the first in Colorado to adopt new oil and gas regulations since the state passed a law that bolstered local control over fossil fuel development.
The Trump administration on Aug. 29 proposed rescinding Obama-era limits on oil and gas industry emissions of methane.
The 36-year-old government affairs director at Mack Energy wants to take on those who ‘demonize an industry that covers one-third of the state’s school spending, health care, and public safety, as well as provides over 100,000 jobs.’
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has granted 31 small refinery biofuel waivers for 2018 on Aug. 9, infuriating the ethanol and corn producers.
The Trump administration on Aug. 9 unveiled a proposal that would curb state powers to block pipelines and other energy projects, drawing praise from the oil industry but criticism from progressive states and Democratic lawmakers who said it would jeopardize water quality.
Law sets goal of adding 30% of renewable gas into the state’s pipeline system.