Archive | Oil Exports

Progress on Energy Bill Slows (Slightly)

As reported in our last issue, the U. S. Senate has been debating S. 2012, the bipartisan energy bill over the last two weeks. A number of amendments to the bill have been discussed and some voted upon. However, an attempt to bring discussion on the bill to a close failed today when the sponsors could not […]

Categories: D.O.E., Export License, Oil Exports, U.S. Senate

Moniz Fields More Energy Export Questions

Following yesterday afternoon’s session at the House Energy and Commerce, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz appeared before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee this morning (Feb. 12) to consider the administration’s F.Y. 2016 budget request for DOE and related policy matters. As happened yesterday, Moniz had several exchanges with both Republican and Democratic members of […]

Categories: Congress, D.O.E., Oil Exports, U.S. Senate

Moniz and Energy Exports at House Hearing

The Energy and Power Subcommittee of the House Energy and Commerce Committee held a hearing this afternoon (Feb. 11) to discuss—among other subjects—the administration’s budget request for the Department of Energy (DOE) for Fiscal Year 2016. The sole witness was Dr. Ernest Moniz, the Secretary of Energy. Three exchanges between leading energy export proponents on […]

Categories: D.O.E., Export License, Oil Exports, Oversight, U.S. House