Tag: gas

Impact & Regulations

U.S. tweaks monetary penalties for oil & gas players

February 15, 2023

Via: Offshore Energy

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management made the final rule announcement on Tuesday, 14 February 2023, explaining that the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act (FCPIAA Improvements Act) of 2015 requires Federal agencies to adjust the level of […]


Rough start to 2023 for dry bulk, tanker, gas, container shipping

January 23, 2023

Via: FreightWaves

“Spot rates are off to a slower start in 2023 across most shipping segments,” conceded Jefferies analyst Omar Nokta in his new quarterly outlook. “The ingredients are in place, however, for a recovery in the coming months, especially post-Lunar New […]

Impact & Regulations

Offshore oil and gas EPC spending predicted to exceed $270bn over the next five years

July 21, 2022

Via: Splash 247

The offshore oil and gas sector is primed for a burst of investment to make up for low spending in recent years. In the absence of any major surprises in oil and gas demand, data compiled by consultancy Westwood Global […]

Impact & Regulations

AAA study: Gas prices cause more Americans to consider electric vehicles

July 15, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

A new consumer survey from AAA has found that nearly 25 percent of Americans would be likely to buy an electric vehicle as their next car, and they’re citing gas prices as the reason why. The survey, conducted in February […]

Impact & Regulations

President Biden calls on Congress to suspend federal gas tax for three months

June 23, 2022

Via: Transportation Today

In what the White House has dubbed a federal gas tax holiday, President Joe Biden requested Congress to suspend the federal gas tax through September, and on states to follow suit with some direct relief for the pumps at their […]


Hybrid cars are twice as vulnerable to supply chain issues as gas-powered models

July 28, 2021

Via: ScienceDaily

The global computer chip shortage has hit car manufacturers especially hard, indicating the importance of supply chain resilience. Yet, for hybrid electric vehicles, it isn’t clear how their production could be impacted by fluctuating supplies and high prices. To get […]

Impact & Regulations

GOP and gas tax? Brady bursts the bubble

February 28, 2020

Via: Politico

Kevin Brady, the top Republican on Ways and Means, threw cold water on the idea of sudden support among his party for an increase or index of the gas tax, saying there’s been no change. “There really has never been […]


AAA Survey: 20% of Americans say their next car is likely electric

May 9, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

US sales of plug-in cars were at their highest ever level in March, and more and more people appear to be aware of and interested in cars that don’t need gas. Nevertheless, we have an awful long way to go […]


Electric cars are greener than gas, literally everywhere

November 8, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

I was going to write a post this morning about a study produced by advocacy group Transport & Environment that says electric cars produce fewer emissions everywhere in the European Union, even coal-dependent Poland. I mean, check out these eye […]