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CRS Considers Energy-Use Issues In Blockchain Technology
In a new report titled "Bitcoin, Blockchain, and the Energy Sector," the Congressional Research Service ("CRS") (i) highlighted the increasing energy demands
United States
15 Aug 2019
OFAC Sanctions China's State-Run Oil Trader For Purchasing Iranian Oil
OFAC designated a Chinese state-run oil trader and its chief executive for violating U.S. sanctions by purchasing Iranian oil.
United States
30 Jul 2019
OFAC Sanctions Cuban Oil Company For Importing Venezuelan Oil
OFAC designated the Cuban state-run oil import and export company pursuant to Executive Order 13850 for its continued importation of oil from Venezuela.
United States
16 Jul 2019
OFAC Designates Venezuelan Government Officials In Connection To Electricity Crisis
OFAC designated two members of Venezuela's Maduro regime for allegedly enriching themselves and contributing to the ongoing Venezuelan electricity crisis.
United States
11 Jul 2019
CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz Considers Current State Of Energy Sector Regulation
In the latest issue of the The Risk Desk, CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz shared his perspective on Dodd-Frank's impact on the energy sector, futures commission merchant ("FCM") consolidation and position limits.
United States
14 Jun 2019
CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz Promotes Greater Competition In Energy Derivatives Markets
CFTC Commissioner Dan Berkovitz said the CFTC should address energy derivatives market developments through policies and regulations that facilitate competition.
United States
30 May 2019
U.S. Targets Venezuelan Oil And Defense Sectors
The U.S. Treasury Department ("Treasury") Office Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") sanctioned two companies involved in the shipment of Venezuelan oil to Cuba.
United States
29 May 2019
SEC Provides Update On Mining Disclosure Rules
The SEC clarified that any registrant may voluntarily comply with the recently adopted mining disclosure requirements.
United States
27 May 2019
Oil And Gas Service Provider Settles Charges Of Violating U.S. Sanctions Against Cuba And Iran
OFAC entered into two separate settlement agreements with a UK-based, U.S.-owned subsea service provider in the oil and gas industry to settle potential liability
United States
1 May 2019
OFAC Sanctions Companies Operating In Venezuelan Oil Sector
OFAC designated four companies that operate in the Venezuelan oil sector and identified nine vessels as blocked property owned by the companies.
United States
1 May 2019
OFAC Designates Companies Operating In Venezuelan Oil Sector
Highlighting an allegedly corrupt, "oil-for-repression" relationship between Venezuela and Cuba, OFAC designated two companies involved in the transport of oil from Venezuela to Cuba pursuant to Executive Order 13850.
United States
23 Apr 2019
OFAC Designates Venezuelan Oil Sector Company For Sanctions
The U.S. Treasury ("Treasury") Department Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") sanctioned Petróleos de Venezuela, S.A. ("PdVSA"), the Venezuelan state-owned oil and natural gas company, pursuant to Executive Order ("EO") 13850.
United States
4 Feb 2019
Federal Register: SEC Adopts Amendments To Consolidate Property Disclosure Requirements For Mining Registrants
All registrants active in mining operations must comply with the final rule amendments on or after January 1, 2021.
United States
10 Jan 2019
OFAC Issues New Designations Related To North Korea And Libya
Pursuant to Executive Order ("EO") 13722, the U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC") designated a South African national for his role in helping North Korea acquire oil.
United States
22 Nov 2018
SEC Adopts Amendments To Consolidate Property Disclosure Requirements For Mining Registrants
The SEC adopted amendments to consolidate and update property disclosure requirements for mining registrants.
United States
8 Nov 2018
Brazilian Oil And Gas Company Settles DOJ And SEC Foreign Bribery-Related Charges
A Brazilian oil and gas company Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. ("Petrobras") agreed to settlements with the DOJ and SEC for misrepresentations of Petrobras's assets.
United States
3 Oct 2018
CFTC Staff Studies Impact Of Shale Oil On Oil Futures
CFTC Division of Market Oversight ("DMO") staff "conducted research on activity in the New York Mercantile Exchange ("NYMEX") Light Sweet Crude Oil futures contract ("WTI") to determine what effect, if any, the growth of [shale] oil in the United States had on usage of the contract."
United States
12 Sep 2018
DOE Streamlines Approval Process For Natural Gas Export Applications
The Department of Energy ("DOE") issued a final rule that will expedite the approval process of small-scale export applications and alleviate administrative burdens for the small-scale natural gas export market.
United States
15 Aug 2018
Department Of Energy Streamlines Small-Scale LNG Export Authorizations
The Department of Energy ("DOE") has announced a final rule that will expedite the approval process for small-scale exports of natural gas.
United States
13 Aug 2018
Gold Mining Corporation Settles FCPA Violations
A Canadian gold mining corporation agreed to settle SEC charges that the company failed to maintain adequate internal controls sufficient to prevent and detect illegal payments by two African subsidiaries.
United States
29 Mar 2018
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