FuelFix: Appeals court clears LNG expansion in Texas, Louisiana

FuelFix: Appeals court clears LNG expansion in Texas, Louisiana

FuelFix reports: Environmentalists’ efforts to block expansion of U.S. export facilities for liquefied natural gas were struck a blow Tuesday when a federal appellate court ruled two projects in Texas and Louisiana could move ahead. The Sierra Club had sued to block the expansion of Cheniere Energy’s Sabine Pass terminal, which began shipping LNG earlier this year, […]

The Advocate: What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next year

The Advocate: What now? Louisiana legislators ‘kick the can’ on budget, taxes to next year

The Advocate reports: Gov. John Bel Edwards opened the second special legislative session of 2016 three weeks ago by warning lawmakers they needed to raise $600 million more in taxes and enact meaningful tax reform. “The days of kicking the can down the road are over,” Edwards told the 144 lawmakers gathered in the Louisiana House. […]

Reuters: Gold soars, oil slumps after shock British vote to exit EU

Reuters: Gold soars, oil slumps after shock British vote to exit EU

Reuters reports: Gold rallied the most since the 2008 global financial crisis and oil and copper tumbled on Friday, as Britain’s vote to leave the European Union rattled commodities markets, forcing a selloff in risky assets and a rush to safe havens. Sharp falls in oil, base metals and grains mimicked other financial markets, which dived […]

Encouraging signs for oil and gas

Encouraging signs for oil and gas

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association   The last year and a half has brought about vast changes for the global oil and gas market. Prices have fallen from $113 a barrel in 2014 to $27 dollars more recently. However, over the last month we have seen those prices nearly double. This […]

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Coastal litigation unnecessary, “sue-and-settle” tactics inappropriate

Coastal litigation unnecessary, “sue-and-settle” tactics inappropriate

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association   Lawsuits certainly have a way of getting everyone’s attention, especially here in Louisiana. With a well-established reputation as a “judicial hellhole,” our state is known for having a legal system that seems to operate more like a litigation lottery than a network of fair and […]

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New questions loom around the Saudis

New questions loom around the Saudis

By Don Briggs President, Louisiana Oil and Gas Association   It appears that the fox is now in the hen house in Saudi Arabia. Or is he? Many questions are circulating as to the changes that are taking place with the new oil minister of Saudi Arabia. The recently ousted minister was in place for the […]

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The Advertiser: Boustany asks delay on well-control rule

The Advertiser reports: U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-Lafayette, insists the federal government’s well-control rule — it will go into effect in a month — is so vaguely worded that it will leave the oil and gas industry “stumbling in the dark” for compliance. Boustany and 10 other congressmen wrote the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement last […]

Reuters: LLOG in process of shutting Delta House system in Gulf of Mexico

Reuters reports: U.S. Gulf of Mexico producer LLOG was in the process of shutting its Delta House floating production system in the Gulf of Mexico on Tuesday, a spokesman said, following a fire at Enterprise Products Partners’ Pascagoula gas plant late Monday night………

Bloomberg: Global Stocks Rally With Crude Oil on Fed Rate Odds; Gold Gains

Bloomberg reports: Global stocks rallied for a second day and the dollar weakened amid speculation that policy makers will mitigate the damage of the U.K.’s vote to leave the European Union, including a pause in the Federal Reserve’s tightening cycle. Crude oil rallied and the pound rose. The MSCI All-Country World Index headed for its highest […]

Northern Tier and Western Refining Announce Proration Results in Connection With Merger

This post was originally published on this siteTEMPE, Ariz., June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) and Northern Tier Energy LP (“NTI”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of WNR, today announced that they have received the Merger Consideration proration results from American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC in connection with the previously announced […]

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Western Refining and Northern Tier Announce Proration Results in Connection With Merger

This post was originally published on this siteEL PASO, Texas, June 29, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) and Northern Tier Energy LP (“NTI”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of WNR, today announced that they have received the Merger Consideration proration results from American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC  in connection with the previously […]

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Western Refining to Participate in the J.P. Morgan Inaugural Energy Equity Conference

This post was originally published on this siteEL PASO, Texas, June 27, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Western Refining, Inc. (NYSE:WNR) today announced that Company management will participate in the J. P. Morgan Inaugural Energy Equity Conference in New York City on Tuesday, June 28, 2016.  The presentation will be available on the Investor Relations section […]

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The Baton Rouge Business Report: Alford: Early tone of legislative sessions foreshadowed the bumpy road ahead

The Baton Rouge Business Report published: When it comes to political entertainment, old-school maneuvering and borderline—or sometimes over-the-line statements—Louisiana’s representatives and senators, along with all of those who fuel the State Capitol, are our not-ready-for-prime-time players, says Jeremy Alford in his latest column. “Now stick all of them inside of that Alabama limestone building in Baton […]

The Advocate: Days after Louisiana Legislature passed tumultuous state budget, officials preparing for mid-year budget cuts

The Advocate reports: Less than a week after Louisiana lawmakers came together to pass a painful budget that fails to fully fund state services, agencies are being put on alert to prepare for another round of cuts. Yes, that’s right, these reductions would be above and beyond what agencies already have been told they will receive in […]

Reuters: Global stocks gain as Brexit nerves settle

Reuters reports: European and Asian stock markets built on a recovery from the shattering aftermath of last week’s Brexit vote on Wednesday as investors wagered central banks would ultimately ride to the rescue with more stimulus. UK and European banks, a center of concern since Britain shocked global financial markets on Friday by voting to leave […]