Chesapeake Energy and Encana made headlines this week with multibillion-dollar acquisitions. Also, crude oil and natural gas production hit new records and the industry is watching initiatives on the ballot in Colorado and Washington state next week.
An abundance of supply and a superior refining sector have positioned the U.S. well in the global energy trade. But threats to export success, both foreign and domestic, loom.
Also, why Mexico's president-elect criticized Pemex and a private company consortium expects to win the lease for a wind farm offshore California.
Three experts discuss how the implications of the USMCA and other trade policy developments will affect deals and investments as well as litigation and international arbitration.
Plus, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke hints some states will be exempt from offshore drilling expansion and Shell’s Groundbirch shale gas project gets greener.
The port’s CEO says that completing improvements to the ship channel could allow the port to add the value of as much as $40 billion per year in exports.
The measure is facing widespread opposition from political leaders on both sides of the aisle, as well as the oil and gas industry.
Plus, Exxon Mobil donates to a PAC promoting U.S. carbon tax, offshore drillers Ensco and Rowan agree to merge and Chevron exits Norway.
Executive tells Baker Institute crowd that necessary efficiencies can be achieved to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, but the task won’t be easy.