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House to take big step on eliminating Trump-era rules | TheHill

The House is gearing up for votes this week to undo three Trump-era rules, using a special legislative tool to repeal some of the previous administration’s agency actions. Democrats will draw on the Congressional Review Act (CRA) to take aim at rules governing methane regulations, lending practices and employment discrimination cases. The three resolutions, which […]

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Texas Freeze Raises Cost Of Charging A Tesla To $900 | OilPrice.com

By Charles Kennedy – Feb 16, 2021, 12:00 PM CST The electricity shortage in Texas amid the cold snap has sent spot electricity prices soaring so much that the surge in power prices equals a cost of $900 for charging a Tesla. The typical full charge of a Tesla costs around $18 using a Level […]

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Judge delays hearing on permit for Dakota Access pipeline

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — A federal judge on Tuesday agreed to push back a hearing about whether the Dakota Access oil pipeline should be allowed to continue operating without a key permit while the U.S…. — Read on apnews.com/article/donald-trump-technology-dakota-access-pipeline-c43ce45370da624addda5ad21b24b1f6

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The new use for abandoned oil rigs – BBC Future

By Isabelle Gerretsen 26th January 2021 As offshore oil and gas platforms come to the end of their working lives, the remarkable ecosystems beneath the waves come into their own. One reason for this affinity is that the rigs offer a property rarely found in featureless open water: their considerable height. The platform acts as […]

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U.S. shale ponders the unexpected: what to do with coming cash windfall? | Reuters

HOUSTON (Reuters) – A sustained rise in global oil prices has U.S. shale producers pondering something few expected to be considering after last year’s tumble: how to allocate rising cash flows among new production, dividends and stock buybacks. U.S. shale producers will generate about $73.6 billion in cash from operations this year, up nearly a […]

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Permian Highway Pipeline now in service | KOSA

ODESSA, Texas (KOSA) – The Permian Highway Pipeline has begun full commercial in-service to start the new year. According to Kinger Morgan Inc., the pipeline began full service on January 1. It will deliver natural gas to Katy, Texas, with connections to markets along the Gulf Coast and in Mexico. The pipeline aims to help […]

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Interior finalizes plan to open 80 percent of Alaska petroleum reserve to drilling|The Hill

The Trump administration on Monday finalized plans to open more than 80 percent of Alaska’s National Petroleum Reserve (NPRA) to oil drilling, pushing ahead over objections from environmentalists who have already challenged the plans in court.  The decision from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) opens more than 18 million acres to oil and gas […]

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The Best-Performing Energy Companies Of 2020 | Forbes

It was a brutal year in the energy sector in 2020, but there were a few bright spots. Robert Rapier In 2020, the energy sector got hit with the triple-whammy of a price war between Saudi Arabia and Russia, demand destruction as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, and perceptions that oil is about to […]

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Oil edges higher, but posts 20% annual drop in tumultuous 2020 | Reuters

Global crude prices edged higher on Thursday but lost more than a fifth of their value in 2020, as lockdowns to combat the novel coronavirus depressed economic activity and sent oil markets reeling. — Read on http://www.reuters.com/article/us-global-oil/oil-edges-higher-but-posts-20-annual-drop-in-tumultuous-2020-idUSKBN295044

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Fossil, Renewable Energy Advocates Alike Applaud Passing of $2.3T Spending Bill – Natural Gas Intelligence

Proponents of the natural gas, oil and renewable energy sectors all found something to like about a $2.3 trillion omnibus spending and coronavirus relief package passed late Monday by the House and Senate. The American Petroleum Institute (API) praised legislators for including several provisions from Sen. Lisa Murkowski’s (R-AK) American Energy Innovation Act, including parts […]

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