24 Apr 2012

Marcellus Shale Coalition Adds Experienced NEPA Community Outreach Manager

April 24, 2012 Newsroom, Press Releases Marcellus Shale Coalition Adds Experienced NEPA Community Outreach Manager Canonsburg, PA – The Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) is pleased to announce that John L. Augustine III has joined the organization as the Northeastern Pennsylvania...
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24 Apr 2012

Hoyer supports Keystone, but not ‘jammed’ down the country’s throat

House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer said this week that he supports the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline but that Congress shouldn’t “jam” it through the approval process prematurely. The Maryland Democrat said the project — delayed by the Obama administration pending...
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24 Apr 2012

Salazar: GOP living in energy ‘fairy tale’

Interior Secretary Ken Salazar blasted House Republicans Tuesday for pursuing “fairy tale” energy policies that he said are aimed at scoring political points going into the election. Salazar, in one of his most fiery speeches in months, accused Republicans of creating a false...
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24 Apr 2012

Republicans set sights on NRC chief

Republicans have set their sights on Nuclear Regulatory Commission Chairman Gregory Jaczko amid an ongoing fight over the re-nomination of a GOP member of the agency. GOP lawmakers, in a series of statements and media interviews in recent days, have argued that Jaczko overstepped...
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24 Apr 2012

Reid draws line against Keystone

Senate Democrats will hold firm and reject House Republican demands to include approval of the Keystone oil pipeline in transportation funding legislation, their leader said Tuesday. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Tuesday said he would not in any way help...
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24 Apr 2012

OVERNIGHT ENERGY: Interior ‘fracking’ regs still not ready for prime time

State of play: Interior Secretary Ken Salazar declined to give a specific timeline Tuesday for the release of long-awaited proposed regulations for “fracking” on public lands. Speaking at the National Press Club Tuesday, Salazar said the regulations — which boost oversight of the...
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24 Apr 2012

Daily Review: Using Their Own Product

April 24, 2012 In the News, Newsroom Daily Review: Using Their Own Product BY JOHNNY WILLIAMS (Staff Writer) There has been a fair amount of speculation that the use of the natural gas in the Marcellus Shale and other shale plays around the country will reduce the United States’...
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24 Apr 2012

News bites: International edition

CNN explores tensions over oil and gas resources in the South China Sea. The Los Angeles Times looks at the collapse of a multibillion-dollar natural-gas agreement between Egypt and Israel. The Wall Street Journal reports on possible changes in India’s energy strategy. “India is...
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24 Apr 2012

Senate names highway bill conferees, setting up showdown on Keystone

The Senate has selected lawmakers to negotiate with the House over transportation funding legislation, setting up the latest election-year battle over the Keystone XL oil sands pipeline. The House version of the transportation bill approves a permit for TransCanada Corp.’s...
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