Energy Forum News

11.06.17

'Fear of the future' is not a defense for pipeline sabotage

Recently, a bipartisan group of 84 members of Congress signed a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions asking if violent acts directed towards energy infrastructure, like recent attacks on pipelines, fall under the current definition of domestic terrorism.

 

11.01.17

Seismic Needed For Informed Atlantic Offshore Discussion

A recent claim that U.S. military priorities and offshore energy development in the Atlantic Ocean are mostly incompatible is just plain silly. Take a look at this Defense Department map...

 

11.01.17

Court upholds approvals of 3 projects to export natural gas

"The facts are clear and the court agrees: The regulatory review process for U.S. LNG projects provides a thorough review of both operational and environmental impacts before being approved..."

 

10.30.17

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission regains ability to certificate natural gas pipelines

Three new pipeline projects in the northeast received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in October, the first projects to be approved since February.

 

10.29.17

Records Continue to Be Broken As US Crude Exports Flow

Ever since the crude oil export ban was lifted at the end of 2015, global markets have looked to the United States to help meet their energy supplies.

 

10.25.17

U.S. offers record lease sale in Alaska reserve to oil, gas drillers

The sale is the latest move by the administration of President Donald Trump, a Republican, supporting his pledge to make the United States "energy dominant" by boosting output of oil, natural gas and coal.

 

10.24.17

U.S. Interior Dept. sets Gulf of Mexico oil, gas lease auction for March

The U.S. Interior Department said it will hold its largest offshore auction to date, nearly 77 million acres, to energy companies in March 2018 to conduct oil and gas development.

 

10.23.17

Should Arctic be opened to energy exploration? Yes: Arctic access essential for energy security

The U.S. Energy Information Administration just released its annual International Energy Outlook, and it confirms that we'll need more natural gas and oil in the coming decades. A lot more.

 

10.23.17

U.S. lawmakers ask DOJ if terrorism law covers pipeline activists

Last year activists in several states used bolt cutters to break fences and twisted shut valves on several cross border pipelines...

 

10.17.17

The pipeline: What happens from here

Federal regulators approved the Atlantic Coast Pipeline Friday evening, bringing the project one step closer to full approval for construction in Augusta County and elsewhere along its 600-mile route through West Virginia, Virginia and North Carolina.