We begin with an existential question: “The philosophy behind all of the model form agreements is that aggressive drilling under the JOA should be promoted and rewarded.”
Designing Alberta’s Electricity Capacity Market – AESO Commences Stakeholder Engagement and Education
On November 23, 2016, the Government of Alberta approved the restructuring of Alberta’s Energy Market from a fully deregulated regime to a hybrid system that will incorporate capacity payment mechanisms.
On the first day of the new Trump Administration, Chief of Staff Reince Priebus issued a Memorandum to the heads of all Executive Departments and Agencies, requesting that all federal agencies suspend transmittal of any new proposed or final rules to the Office of the Federal Register…
New Administration’s “America First Energy Plan” Touts Fossil Energy Production; Omits Plans for Electricity Sector
As expected, with the inauguration of President Trump all Obama Administration content on the White House website has been replaced with content of the new Administration.
FERC approved MISO’s proposed changes to its generator interconnection procedure (“GIP”) and generator interconnection agreement (“GIA”), designed to streamline MISO’s interconnection queue process.
With President-Elect Donald Trump and his administration officially moving into the White House this Friday, the landscape of energy policy, investment, and incentives could see major changes in 2017.
Working from Fox’s sunny California office this week has reminded me of the state’s place in the energy industry, so I thought I would give you an energy update about the state while I am here.
During its first week in session, the 115th Congress passed two bills aimed at reining in the executive branch’s powers.
The Trump Administration will take office intent on reversing many Obama Administration policies.
Supreme Court of Canada Dismisses Appeal Challenging the Alberta Energy Regulator’s Immunity Provisions
On January 13, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its judgment in Ernst v Alberta Energy Regulator, dismissing the appellant’s claim against the Alberta Energy Regulator (AER) for damages for alleged breaches to her right to freedom of expression under section 2(b) of the Charter.