U.S. Energy Policies are Affecting Investment Decisions


The recent announcement by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) that the U.S. will reduce CO2 emissions from coal generation by 30% from 2005 levels by the year 2030 is the latest in a number of policy and regulatory decisions that have and will continue to affect the energy supply and demand balance in the U.S.
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Energy Exports: Slow and Steady will Win the Race


The Commerce Department’s recent decision to allow two U.S.-based companies to export processed condensate is seen by some as a precursor to a complete overhaul of the crude oil export ban that has been in place for decades.
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Agency Request Signals Possible Reopening of Atlantic Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing


On June 16, 2014, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) published a request for information and comments from industry stakeholders and the public regarding the next Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The request suggests that the upcoming program may allow drilling off the Atlantic Coast.
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Oil & Gas Services: The Place to Be?


In a recently held roundtable discussion with executives in the oil and gas industry, the issue of increased demand in this sector was raised. This sentiment was echoed by attendees and presenters at the International Energy Capital Forum that was held during the Global Petroleum Show in Calgary, Alberta.
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