#OilmanNEWS 2016 May-June 

The Methane Battleground

A new study has revealed that the recent increase in oil and natural gas production in the U.S. has not caused increased methane levels on a global level despite accusations that the industry is polluting the world’s air. The announcement of this scientific discovery follows a jury’s decision on March 11 finding Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. responsible for water… Read More
#OilmanNEWS 2016 May-June 

Candidates and Court Address Fracking

Less than 48 hours after opening briefs were filed in federal court by four Western states, oil and gas trade groups, and one tribe challenging the Obama administration’s new rules for hydraulic fracturing, Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders attacked the process in a debate. While Clinton stopped short of proposing an all-out ban, the restrictions she… Read More
#OilmanNEWS 2016 May-June 

Courts Rule on Endangered Species Cases

Two highly-anticipated court decisions regarding endangered species were announced this week scoring big wins for not only the oil and natural gas industry, but also the Obama Administration. In the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, a panel of three judges ruled against activist groups who challenged U.S. Fish and Wildlife’s (FWS) decision to withdraw the… Read More
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