In the News

  • Updated: Petitioners: Public Service Commission Has ‘Most Consequential Role’ On Future Of Montana (Daily Montanan, February 28, 2024)
  • Montana Utility Regulators Asked To Address Climate Risks (Helena Independent Record, February 28, 2024)
  • Factbox – What Is In The US SEC’s Proposed Rule On Climate Reporting? (Reuters via MSN, February 28, 2024)
  • Manchin Backs Effort In US Congress To Fight Pause On LNG Export Reviews (S&P Global Platts, February 27, 2024)
  • API Insists Gasoline Cars Cheaper Option As EV Phase-In Looms (Rigzone, February 28, 2024)
  • Congress Strikes Deal To Avert A Partial Government Shutdown – For Now (NBC News, February 28, 2024)
  • “Unusually High” Number Of Amicus Briefs Filed In Montana Teen Environmental Lawsuit (KXLH Helena, February 23, 2024)
  • Legislative Leadership Files Brief In Support Of State In Youth Climate Case (Helena Independent Record, February 22, 2024)
  • Good News Montana, The Phony Climate Coalition Is Cracking Up (KMMS AM, February 23, 2024)
  • Montana Energy: Building A Vision (Havre Daily News, February 23, 2024)
  • US Oilfield Job Losses Could Swell As Natural Gas Prices Plunge (Reuters, February 22, 2024)
  • Biden Cuts Off Clean Energy Exports While Kenyans Cook With Dung (Fox News via MSN, February 23, 2024)
  • EPA Approves Year-Round Sales Of Higher Ethanol Blend In 8 Midwest States (Associated Press, February 23, 2024)
  • North America Rig Count Up Slightly (Oil & Gas Journal, February 23, 2024)
  • Climate Case Litigation Likely To Be Long, Law Prof Predicts, As State’s Weather Grows Extreme (Helena Independent Record, February 20, 2024)
  • Transforming The Oil Landscape: Chord’s Strategic Acquisition Of Enerplus Sets A New Course In The Williston Basin (BNN, February 21, 2024)
  • Chicago Sues Five Giant Oil Companies, Accusing Them Of Climate Change Destruction, Fraud (Chicago Sun, February 20, 2024)
  • Zinke Pitches Bill Restricting Federal Land Transfers (Montana Free Press, February 20, 2024)
  • US Producers Tout LNG Growth Outlook Despite Regulatory Uncertainty (S&P Global Platts, February 20, 2024)
  • Biden’s Energy Agenda Putting US Pipeline Workers’ Livelihoods At Stake: ‘Business Is Gone,’ CEO Says (Fox Business, February 22, 2024)
  • ExxonMobil Carbon Capture Project Reviewed (Helena Independent Record, February 19, 2024)
  • DOE Hydrogen Hubs Need Better Community Engagement – Report (Politico, February 14, 2024)
  • COLUMNIST: Jeff Eshelman: Record Oil And Gas Production Make America More Secure (Omaha World-Herald, February 16, 2024)
  • EPA Proposes Oil And Gas Sector Methane Fee (JDSupra February 19, 2024)
  • State Files Brief Before Montana Supreme Court In Kids’ Climate Case (Helena Independent Record, February 14, 2024)
  • Team Obama Appeased Climate Extremists In North Dakota, And Now They’re Going On Trial  (Fox News, February 15, 2024)
  • Oil Associations Urge Congressional Action On Methane Regulations (Rigzone, February 14, 2024)
  • Greater-Than-Expected Investment In EVs, Wind, Solar Swells Cost Of Inflation Reduction Act: CBO (The Hill, February 9, 2024)
  • Which US Counties Are Most Vulnerable In The Energy Transition (MIT Management, February 13, 2024)
  • Cerilon Gas-To Liquids Project Moving Forward In Williams County (Williston Herald, February 13, 2024)
  • Colorado Democrats Push For Ban On New Oil And Gas Drilling In The State (Durango Herald, February 13, 2024)
  • Google To Share Oil And Gas Methane Leaks Spotted From Space  (Reuters via MSN, February 14, 2024)
  • Biden Sets Tighter Standards For Deadly Soot Pollution From Tailpipes, Smokestacks (Associated Press, February 7, 2024)
  • Colorado, Wyoming Governors Host Carbon Capture Summit In Denver (Denver Gazette, February 8, 2024)
  • DOE Expects LNG Export Review To Take Months, Legal Action Possible (Oil & Gas Journal, February 8, 2024)
  • Growth In US Crude Production To Slow Sharply In 2024, EIA Says  (Reuters, February 6, 2024)
  • ExxonMobil’s Balancing Act: Fossil Fuels Meet Low-Carbon Solutions (Chemical Processing, February 6, 2024)
  • BP’s Indiana Refinery To Remain Shut For Three Weeks (Oilprice.com, February 8, 2024)
  • Judge: Laurel Gas Plant Decision Is Up To Yellowstone County (Daily Montanan, February 5, 2024)
  • Appeals Court Weighs Whether To Let Stand Biden’s Approval Of Willow Oil Project In Alaska   (Associated Press, February 5, 2024)
  • The U.S. Hopes To Build More Pipelines For Carbon Capture. Landowners Don’t Want Them (NRP in Kansas City, February 5, 2024)
  • ‘Gold’ Hydrogen: The Next Clean Fuel?  (E&E News, February 5, 2024)
  • Swiss Corp To Buy Canadian Mines That Pollute Montana Water  (Helena Independent Record, February 5, 2024)
  • America Is The World Leader In Oil Production (Tyler Morning Telegraph, February 5, 2024)
  • Interesting Bozeman Company Featured At UAE Climate Summit  (KBUL News Talk, February 5, 2024)
  • BP-Backed Company Aims To Make CO2 Capture Profitable  (Energy Intelligence, January 31, 2024)
  • US Drillers Cut Oil And Gas Rigs For First Time In Three Weeks – Baker Hughes  (Reuters, February 2, 2024)
  • FERC Set To Continue LNG Reviews Despite Biden’s DOE Pause  (E&E News, February 2, 2024)
  • Big Oil Companies Continue To Expand Fossil Fuel Extraction Worldwide  (News Wise, February 2, 2024)
  • Too Far Or Not Far Enough? Industry, Environmentalists Unite To Opposed Oil And Gas Reforms  (Carlsbad Current-Argus, February 4, 2024)
  • Gen Z Eco Warriors Who Claim Fossil Fuels Are UNCONSTITUTIONAL Sue The Biden Administration – Along With Lawmakers In Three States Over Green ‘Failings’: Hawaii, Utah And Virginia To Hold Trials  (Daily Mail, January 28, 2024)
  • Natural Gas And Oil Analysis: WTI Nears $78 As Geopolitical Tensions Fuel Price Shifts  (FX Empire, January 29, 2024)
  • Rotary Rig Count Rises In Canada, US  (Oil & Gas Journal, January 26, 2024)
  • Liquefied Natural Gas: What To Know About LNG And Biden’s Decision To Delay Gas Export Proposals  (Billings Gazette, January 26, 2024)
  • U.S. Oil Drillers Are Going Electric – And Hitting Speed Bumps  (Wall Street Journal via MSN, January 29, 2024)
  • Zero-Carbon Hydrogen Tax Rules Spark Divide Over Grid Emissions  (Bloomberg, January 26, 2024)
  • Biofuel Company’s Wastewater Plan Draws Scrutiny  (Montana Free Press, January 23, 2024)
  • Oil Rises Towards $80 As China Announces Stimulus  (Street Insider, January 23, 2024)
  • Russia Says New Discoveries Fully Replaced Its Oil And Gas Reserves In 2023  (Oilprice.com, January 24, 2024)
  • Cold Snap Fuels Montana’s Coal Power Debate (Montana Free Press, January 22, 2024)
  • Oil Inventories Slump 6.7M Barrels Last Week: API (Investing.com, January 23, 2024)
  • Will Future Oil And Gas Supplies Be Adequate?  (OA Online, January 23, 2024)
  • Surprise! Bakken Oil Production Up Strongly Last Year  (JPT.75, January 19, 2024)
  • Oil Prices Rise On Strong IEA And OPEC Demand Estimates  (Reuters, January 18, 2024)
  • US Oil, Gas Rig Count Falls 11 To 663 On Week, Lowest Level Since Mid-November 2021 (S&P Global Platts, January 18, 2024)
  • Don’t Be Fooled – Biden’s War Against Oil And Gas Is Far From Over  (Forbes, January 18, 2024)
  • The US Government Opens 22 Million Acres Of Federal Lands To Solar (Elektrek, January 18, 2024)
  • Escalating Violence In The Middle East Isn’t Raising Gas Prices, Yet: Track Changes In Gas Prices In Montana   (Missoulian, January 18, 2024)
  • Montana Supreme Court Denies State’s Request For Pause In Landmark Climate Case  (Helena Independent Record, January 16, 2024)
  • Electric Car Owners Confront A Harsh Foe: Cold Weather  (New York Times via Yahoo News, January 17, 2024)
  • Two-Tiered U.S. Gov’t Stopgap Funding Measure To Be Introduced Tuesday (UPI, January 15, 2024)
  • The U.S. Is Breaking Oil-Production Records With Fewer Drilling Rigs. Here’s How (Market Watch, January 17, 2024)
  • Frigid Temps Cut US Natural Gas Supply As Demand Soars, Texas Faces Possible Shortfall  (Reuters, January 14, 2024)
  • Committee Endorses Adding Hydrogen Pipelines Under PUC (KELO Land, January 12, 2024)
  • EPA Sets Out Rules For Proposed ‘Methane Fee’ For Waste Generated By Oil And Natural Gas Companies (Associated Press, January 12, 2024)
  • Biden Walks Political Tightrope On US Oil Boom (The Hill, January 15, 2024)
  • New EPA Regulations Are A Death Sentence For Small Oil And Gas Producers (The American Spectator, January 12, 2024)
  • U.S. Oil Reserves Increase, While Strategic Reserve Decreases  (Trendy Digest via MSN, January 11, 2024)
  • Republican Candidates Embrace Oil And Gas In Fifth Presidential Debate (Oilprice.com, January 12, 2024)
  • U.S. To Break Crude Production Record This Year And Next  (Zacks, January 12, 2024)
  • What Record Crude Production Says About The Long Road To U.S. Oil Independence (Market Watch, January 11, 2024)
  • Car Rental Firm Hertz To Sell 20,000 EVs For Gas-Powered Vehicles (Reuters via Yahoo Finance, January 11, 2024)
  • Train Enthusiasts Look Back On Montana Rail Link Legacy With Love  (KXLH Helena, January 9, 2024)
  • API Reports Unexpected Decrease In U.S. Crude Supplies  (Investing Channel via MSN, January 10, 2024)
  • Oil Prices Up, Coal Won’t Be So Lucky  (Wall Street Journal via MSN, January 9, 2024)
  • University of Wyoming Partners With Private Industry To Increase Oil Recovery (Billings Gazette, January 9, 2024)
  • Texas Regulators Limit Oil And Gas Disposal Wells In Bid To Reduce Earthquakes In West Texas  (News From The States, January 10, 2024)
  • Biden Administration Reevaluates Climate Criteria For LNG Export Facilities, Potentially Stalling Pending Projects  (Insurance Journal, January 9, 2024)
  • US Drillers Cut Oil And Gas Rigs For Third Week In A Row – Baker Hughes  (Reuters via MSN, January 5, 2024)
  • Beyond The Well: How Oil & Gas Companies Are Tapping Into The Mining Industry  (The Assay, January 8, 2024)
  • Johnson Strikes His First Bipartisan Deal – A $1.7T Funding Accord   (Politico, January 7, 2024)
  • New Mexico Lawmakers Consider Ban On Oil And Gas Production Near Schools  (Fox News, January 4, 2024)
  • Federal Oil And Gas Lease Sales Return To Montana  (Helena Independent Record, January 3, 2024)
  • 3 Questions Will Shape Biden’s Hydrogen Plan   (E&E News, January 4, 2024)
  • Conservation Groups Demand More From Land Managers For Southern Utah Sage Grouse Habitat  (Cedar City News, January 3, 2024)
  • Bill To Reimburse Energy Producers For Increased Federal Tax Rate Clears Interim Committee (Billings Gazette, January 4, 2024)
  • Phillips 66 In Talks For Non-Core Assets Sale: CEO  (Reuters, January 4, 2024)
  • DOE Docs: Carbon Removal Proposal Bets On Rare Nuclear Reactors  (E&E News, January 3, 2024)
  • Oil Settles Lower On Massive US Fuel Inventory Builds   (Reuters via MSN, January 4, 2024)
  • BLM Seeks Public Comment For Oil And Gas Lease Sale In Montana And North Dakota  (Bureau of Land Management, December 28, 2023)
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