DOJ Charges Individuals in Iran’s Oil Trafficking Network

U.S. scrutiny has intensified during the Israel-Hamas conflict. The Department of Justice (DOJ) announced multiple charges against seven defendants allegedly linked to Iran’s oil trafficking network.  While petroleum…

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Energy Department Seeks Proposals for Infrastructure Security

The energy secretary says the funding is to ensure the nation’s “energy infrastructure can withstand emerging threats.“ The U.S. Department of Energy’s Cybersecurity, Energy Security and Emergency Response…

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DOJ Organizes First U.S. Trial in Oil Bribery Scheme

A former employee of Vitol was charged with bribing Ecuadorian officials. The Department of Justice (DOJ) brought its first individual to trial this week as part of a…

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Interior Publishes 2024-2029 National Outer Continental Shelf Program

The 2024-2029 plan further reduces oil and gas leases, enables offshore wind. The U.S. Department of the Interior published its final 2024–2029 National Outer Continental Shelf Oil and…

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Senators Introduce Congressional Review Act to Counter EPA on Aviation Fuel

The legislators say that proposed regulations could endanger the state’s economy. Senators Lisa Murkowski and Dan Sullivan of Alaska have proposed the Congressional Review Act that would review…

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Alaska Sues Administration Over Canceled Oil and Gas Leases

The state maintains that the Interior Department must abide by 2017 Congressional mandate. The state of Alaska sued President Biden’s administration this week, claiming that the Department of…

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Interior Deputy Secretary to Step Down

He was integral to the agreement regarding Colorado River conservation. The Department of the Interior has announced that Tommy Beaudreau will be stepping down from his position as…

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Administration Decreases Offshore Oil Leases 

Americans continue to experience higher energy prices.  President Biden’s administration has reduced new offshore oil leases to their lowest levels ever, for the next five years. They cite…

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USDA and Interior Relinquish Final Oil and Gas Lease in Montana

Blackfeet Nation’s ancestral homelands will be preserved in the Badger-Two Medicine area. The Departments of Agriculture and the Interior jointly announced an agreement that will result in the…

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DOE Invests $350 Million to Reduce Methane Emissions

The department will fund the technical assistance necessary to monitor methane and prevent leaks. The Department of Energy (DOE) has made $350 million available to oil and gas…

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