As the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee prepares to consider new legislation that would open a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to energy development, long-time players in the debate over Alaskan energy production are explaining why now is the time to unlock
Folks familiar with the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) often observe that while there's an awful lot of talking among the Parties and observer groups, there's not much discussion. Business is invited to make statements before the assembled delegations, which it is happy to do.
Half way through the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP-23, here's where we think things stand with some of the issues we've been covering . With a much smaller delegation than usual, the U.S. is participating fully in the discussions. Other countries want the U.S. to stay in the
If it’s November 9, that can only mean one thing—it’s BINGO day! “What’s BINGO day?” you ask. No, its not a day to gather to play a game in a church hall. It’s the day devoted to business and industry at the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) COP-23 meeting in Bonn, Germany. BINGO is
Negotiators from nearly 200 countries are gathering in Bonn, Germany over the next two weeks to hash out details of the Paris Agreement on climate changes agreed to two years ago. The talks are being held under the rubric of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change ( UNFCCC ). The Paris
It has been two years since the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) enjoyed its full complement of five commissioners to deliberate and decide some of the most pressing energy issues facing our nation. Luckily, the long wait for a full FERC is nearly over. On Thursday, the United States
Introducing the Global Energy Institute – Beveridge & Diamond Energy Tracker Let’s face it—the constant flurry of energy news coming out of Washington is dizzying. Miss even just a day or two of news, and even the most committed of energy observes can quickly feel behind the times. But help is on
The numbers are in from the first half of 2017, and American crude oil exports reached a record high of 900,000 barrels per day (b/d)—an increase of more than 300,000 b/d from the first half of 2016, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Not only has the volume increased,