API Proposes Guidelines for Dodd-Frank Disclosure Rule

API’s guidelines for SEC’s Dodd-Frank disclosure rule intend to protect energy companies’ competitiveness without undermining the rule’s objectives. In its letter, API pointed out SEC’s flexibility in complying with the disclosure mandate, as outlined in the Court ruling, without undermining the statute’s objectives.  Specifically, API suggested a compilation model of disclosure, whereby the Dodd-Frank requirements...

DOE Announces $84M in Funding to Advance CCS Technologies

DOE has announced new research projects to facilitate efficient and cost-effective application of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technologies in power plants.   On November 7, 2013, the Department of Energy (DOE) announced $84M in funding to advance CCS technologies.  The funding, supplemented by cost-share from industry, university, and research organizations, will support 18 projects...