Post Tagged with: "Senate"

Colorado Senate Passes Energy Overhaul Bill as Amended, House is Next Up

Colorado Senate Passes Energy Overhaul Bill as Amended, House is Next Up

From the Denver Business Journal

The Colorado Senate amended the major oil and gas reform bill, making it a little more industry friendly as it won its round of approval in the full senate.

More work is still to be …

ANWR, Unfinished Energy Biz Top Senate To Do List

ANWR, Unfinished Energy Biz Top Senate To Do List

From EE News

Against the backdrop of a bitter government shutdown, the new bipartisan leaders of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee are forging ahead with setting the panel’s agenda for the 116th Congress, huddling this week to talk …

January 14, 2019 - 5:11 am Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, Politics & Opinions
Senate Confirms McNamee for FERC Commissioner

Senate Confirms McNamee for FERC Commissioner

From The Hill

The Senate confirmed President Trump’s pick for a key energy agency Thursday over Democrats’ objections that he is too biased for the job.

The 50 to 49 vote along party lines means Bernard McNamee, a Republican …

December 7, 2018 - 10:57 am Closing Bell Story‎, Politics & Opinions, Press Releases
Bills that Would Allow U.S. to Go After OPEC for Price Fixing are Now Moving Forward in Both Houses

Bills that Would Allow U.S. to Go After OPEC for Price Fixing are Now Moving Forward in Both Houses

Senate Takes Up NOPEC: a bill to amend the Sherman Act to make oil-producing and exporting cartels illegal may have positive reception from Pres. Trump; previous attempts to pass the bill died under veto threat by Bush, Obama

Senate Judiciary …

Revision of NAFTA Could Have Big Impact on Energy Industry

Revision of NAFTA Could Have Big Impact on Energy Industry

Senate weighs in

On June 8th, 2017, a bipartisan team of United States Senators Cornyn, Cruz, Hoeven, Moran, Heitkamp, Daines, Inhofe, and Murkowski sent a letter to the United States Trade Representative, Robert Lighthizer, urging him to consider …

Energy Committee Advances FERC, DOE, DOI Nominees to Senate for Confirmation

Energy Committee Advances FERC, DOE, DOI Nominees to Senate for Confirmation

The Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources advanced four nominees to the Senate floor on Tuesday. The following nominees will move forward to Senate confirmation:

  • David Bernhardt to be Deputy Secretary of the Interior, by a vote of 14-9
House Set to Vote on Export Ban in September

House Set to Vote on Export Ban in September

House Majority Leader expected to announce vote today

Oil companies have been pushing hard in the last year to see the end of a four-decade-old ban on the export of U.S. crude oil. “The growing supply of American oil is …

September 15, 2015 - 2:47 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Politics & Opinions, Regulatory
Senate Motion to Stop Iran Nuclear Deal Fails by 2 Votes

Senate Motion to Stop Iran Nuclear Deal Fails by 2 Votes

Congressional Republicans unable to mount enough opposition to stop Iran deal

Senate Democrats blocked a Republican resolution of disapproval of the Iran nuclear deal from going to a final vote today, with the procedural motion to move to a final …

September 10, 2015 - 5:29 pm International, Oil and Gas 360 Articles, OPEC, Politics & Opinions
Hatch, Barrasso and Enzi Introduce Senate Bill to Stop Frac Regulation Duplicity

Bill to End Crude Export Ban Passes ENR Committee 12-10, Faces Full Senate

Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources seeks to end crude export ban

The U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources (ENR) passed a bill that would end the ban on the export of U.S. crude oil yesterday by …

Hatch, Barrasso and Enzi Introduce Senate Bill to Stop Frac Regulation Duplicity

Senate: Thumbs Up for Keystone. What’s Next?

Keystone clears another hurdle on the road to construction

TransCanada’s (ticker: TRP) Keystone XL pipeline received Senate approval yesterday in a bipartisan 62-to-36 vote in favor of allowing the pipeline. Nine Democrats joined 53 Republicans to pass the measure, but …

January 30, 2015 - 1:10 pm Midstream, Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Politics & Opinions
Hatch, Barrasso and Enzi Introduce Senate Bill to Stop Frac Regulation Duplicity

Pending Lawsuit in Nebraska Likely Stopped Senate Keystone Approval: N.D. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp

 

Sen. Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND), speaking about the Keystone XL pipeline’s failure to pass the Senate by one vote last night, says a lawsuit in Nebraska is likely to blame. “We could have probably picked up a couple more [votes] …

November 19, 2014 - 1:28 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles, Politics & Opinions