Post Tagged with: "environment"

Source: Reuters

States ask Trump administration to pay laid off oil workers to plug abandoned wells

Reuters


A coalition of U.S. oil producing states has asked the Trump administration for stimulus funds to hire laid off energy workers to plug abandoned wells, a proposal aimed at fending off unemployment while tackling a growing environmental problem, a …

Source: Forbes

Bloomberg’s Energy Policy makes sense for a billionaire. Does it make sense for you?

Forbes


As he rises in the polls and publicity, it is important to examine the implications of Michael Bloomberg’s energy and environment policy. Is it feasible? How would it impact the US economy? What would it mean for the bank …

House Republicans caught between Trump and young voters on climate change

House Republicans caught between Trump and young voters on climate change

Politico


GOP leaders are putting together their own more modest set of climate policies that their party can rally behind.

House Republicans caught between Trump and young voters on climate change- oilandgas360

House Republicans know they face a growing vulnerability with young voters on climate change — but their attempts to craft …

Trump Administration Moves to Limit State Powers to Block Pipelines, Terminals

Trump Administration Moves to Limit State Powers to Block Pipelines, Terminals

From Reuters


The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on Friday unveiled a proposal that would curb state powers to block pipelines and other energy projects, as part of the Trump administration’s effort to boost domestic oil, gas and coal development.

The …

Texas County Sues Exxon Over Air Pollution from Petrochemical Fire – Official

Texas County Sues Exxon Over Air Pollution from Petrochemical Fire – Official

From Reuters


Harris County, Texas sued Exxon Mobil Corp on Thursday over pollution from a fire a day earlier at the company’s Baytown Olefins Plant, according to an attorney for the county.

The fire was being investigated by federal and …

Big Oil is Investing Billions in Potentially Worthless Projects

Big Oil is Investing Billions in Potentially Worthless Projects

From Bloomberg Businessweek

By Mathew Carr


The top 10 energy companies are planning investments approaching $1 trillion by 2030, in everything from finding and tapping new fields to equipment ranging from drones to drilling rigs. If the oil and gas …

Another British Columbia LNG Export Facility Moves Forward

Another British Columbia LNG Export Facility Moves Forward

Vancouver-based Kwispaa LNG, a subsidiary of Steelhead LNG, announced on October 17 that it submitted a project description to the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.

According to the project description, Kwispaa is proposing to “develop,

October 19, 2018 - 5:41 pm Canada, Closing Bell Story‎, LNG
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Canada’s Proposed Bill C-69 Would Require Energy Project Environmental Assessments to Take Climate Change into Account

Bill gives cabinet and environment minister final power to approve or reject a project regardless of the findings of an environment assessment

In February 2018, Catherine McKenna, the federal Minister of Environment and Climate Change, introduced Bill C-69. The bill …

Director Julie Murphy Begins Her Era as Colorado’s Top Oil Regulator

Director Julie Murphy Begins Her Era as Colorado’s Top Oil Regulator

Julie Murphy was welcomed by her fellow colleagues as the COGCC held its March 19, 2018 hearing, and during a lively public comment session, voices both for and against oil and gas development were inked into the record

The Colorado …

Source: Petro Waste

Waste Disposal is Growing Need in the Permian Basin

New landfill infrastructure

Petro Waste Environmental LP is starting construction on its Deep Six and Big Lake landfills in the Permian Basin with its joint venture partner Trinity Environmental Services.

The Deep Six landfill will be adjacent to Trinity’s Deep …

Source: WPX

Federal Judge Strikes Obama’s Fracing Ban

A federal judge in Wyoming has issued a final ruling to refute the executive branch’s ban of hydraulic fracturing on public land. U.S. District Judge Scott Skavdahl issued the final ruling on June 21, 2016, upholding a preliminary injunction he …

Fracing Chemicals: No More Toxic than Common Household Substances

Fracing Chemicals: No More Toxic than Common Household Substances

A new study, released this week, by the University of Colorado in Boulder found that surfactant chemicals used for fracing are no more harmful than those in your house.

The research team, which published the study in the journal Analytical

November 14, 2014 - 4:42 pm Fracing, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
Judge: Anadarko to Pay $5.15 Billion in Tronox Cleanup Deal

Judge: Anadarko to Pay $5.15 Billion in Tronox Cleanup Deal

Largest environmental cleanup in DOJ history ends uncertainty for APC: stock celebrates

Manhattan federal Judge Katherine Forrest approved a deal yesterday to have Anadarko Petroleum Corp. (ticker: APC) pay $5.15 billion to clean up nuclear fuel and other pollution in …