Further Reading

Opportunities in Shale – Feb 22, 2015

Opportunities in Shale – Feb 22, 2015

In our weekly podcast we discuss five things that happened last week: BP Energy Outlook Sees Bright Future or Gas Pres. Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers Praise Gas New Report Shows Opportunities for LNG Trucking Utilities Ask FERC to Step in on Clean Power Plan Gov. Wolf Makes a Threat […]

Land Acquisition – Feb 15, 2015

We discuss five things that happened the week of February 9, 2015: Gov. Wolf Officially Proposes His Severance Tax LNG Tax-Parity Bill Introduced in Congress Senate Holds Hearing on Clean Power Plan State of the Industry in Flux Colorado Editorial Boards Not Looking to Stop Fracking Our interview this week is with Mark […]

Efficient Well Completions – Feb 8, 2015

Five things for the week of February 2, 2015: Pres. Obama Releases His Proposed 2016 Budget Severance Taxes Make Noise in Two States The Colorado Oil and Gas Task Force Whittles Down its Recommendation List Jobs Report Shows a Dip for Oil and Gas DOE Releases Report on Natural Gas Infrastructure […]

Gov. Tom Wolf Gives Inaugural Address

Tom Wolf was the only Democrat to beat a Republican Governor in last year’s election.  One of the major themes of the campaign was that Republican Governor Tom Corbett was too friendly with the industry, leaving natural gas undertaxed.  Gov. Wolf has promised to seek a 5% severance tax, which […]

State of American Business – January 14, 2015

On January 14, 2015 U.S. Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Thomas J. Donohue gave his annual State of American Business address to outline the business community’s top policy priorities for the year.  At that event, Executive Vice President for Government Affairs Bruce Josten answers a question about President Obama’s […]

State of the Union 2015 – January 20

On January 20, 2015, President Barack Obama gave his annual State of the Union Address.  Oil got some positive mentions, but oil and gas did not get as much love as in years past.  The President’s feelings on the issue have swung dramatically with the shale boom.  At the beginning of his […]

What’s Up with the Colorado Fracking Debate – Feb 1, 2015

Five things for the week of January 25, 2015: The American Petroleum Institute Buys Superbowl Time The Senate Finishes Energy Debate on Keystone XL Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Export Legislation Sees Both House and Senate Action Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) Chairwoman Cheryl LaFleur Touches on Natural Gas The Colorado […]

High Horsepower LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas)

Today we look back at five big issues from the last week in natural gas: House Passes Pipeline Permitting Bill Obama Drops Natural Gas From the State of the Union Pennsylvania’s New Democratic Governor Sounds Gas Friendly Senate Voting on Energy Dropping Prices and Natural Gas Engines Our interview today […]

Methane Regulations – In the News

Today we look back at five big issues from the last week in natural gas: The Senate is Talking Energy The Supreme Court Reviews State Authority Over Natural Gas Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper (D) Talks Energy in State of State Speech Congress is Looking at LNG Exports The White House […]

Gov. Hickenlooper Has it Both Ways on Energy in His State of State Speech

Colorado’s Democratic Gov. John Hickenlooper gave his 2015 State of the State speech on January 15.  In the speech, he praised the energy industry for promoting U.S. independence and creating jobs.  He said, however, that the industry “conflicts” with the state’s “peaceful lifestyle.”   The Governor touted new regulations on […]