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Columbia University Report: Repurposing Oil and Gas Financing for Renewable Project Development

Columbia University’s Center on Global Energy Policy published a report this week, Financing Solar and Wind Power: Insights from Oil and Gas, considering whether the financial tools used in the oil and gas industries for raising capital could serve as … Continue reading

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Army Reverses Course, Grants Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline; Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe Seeks a Preliminary Injunction and Temporary Restraining Order

On February 8, 2017 the Army Corps of Engineers granted an easement to Dakota Access, LLC, a subsidiary of Energy Transfer Partners, allowing the Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe in North Dakota.  The … Continue reading

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Army Will Not Grant Easement for Dakota Access Pipeline

On December 4, the U.S. Army’s Assistant Secretary for Civil Works announced that the Army will not approve an easement that would have allowed Energy Transfer Partners’ proposed Dakota Access Pipeline to cross under the Missouri River at Lake Oahe … Continue reading

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Fourteen States Release Report on Carbon-Dioxide-Enhanced Oil Recovery

This month, a work group of fourteen states, led by Governors Matt Mead (R-WY) and Steve Bullock (D-MT), issued a report entitled Putting the Puzzle Together: State & Federal Policy Drivers for Growing America’s Carbon Capture and CO2-EOR Industry.  Carbon-Dioxide-Enhanced … Continue reading

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Litigation Update: EPA’s Methane Rules for Oil and Natural Gas

Nine petitions challenging EPA’s final New Source Performance Standards for the oil and natural gas sector have been filed with the D.C. Circuit (the rule was published in the Federal Register in early June).  EPA’s rule limits certain greenhouse gas, … Continue reading

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