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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
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
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 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
Company Pays Penalty For Illegal Separation Agreements And Whistleblower Retaliation
An oil-and-gas company agreed to pay a $1.4 million penalty to settle SEC charges alleging that the company had employed illegal separation agreements and that it had retaliated against a whistleblower...
United States
3 Jan 2017
Cadwalader Attorneys Review FERC Proposal To Revise Oil Pipeline Indexing Policies And Reporting Requirements
Cadwalader attorneys reviewed an advance notice of proposed rulemaking by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that would revise (1) FERC's policies for evaluating oil pipeline indexed rate changes...
United States
4 Nov 2016
Federal Register: CFTC Finalizes RTO/ISO Exemption And Shields Electric Utilities From Private Lawsuits
The CFTC adopted a final order to exempt certain contracts, agreements and transactions of a "RTO" for the purchase or sale of specified limited electric energy-related products from most provisions of the CEA,
United States
3 Nov 2016
Accounting Firm To Pay Over $11.8 Million To Settle SEC Audit Failure Charges
An accounting firm agreed to pay more than $11.8 million to settle SEC charges relating to the failed audits of an oil services company that allegedly used deceptive income tax accounting to inflate earnings.
United States
26 Oct 2016
Energy Metro Desk Editor Says Trader Violation "Looks Like A Spoof"
Energy Metro Desk Editor John Sodergreen examined a recent Chicago Mercantile Exchange notice that denied a trader access to all of its markets for 60 days during an ongoing "spoofing" investigation.
United States
14 Sep 2016
Federal Register: SEC Publishes Adoption Of Rules Requiring Payment Disclosures By Resource Extraction Issuers
The SEC adopted final Exchange Act Rule 13q-1 and amended Form SD in order to require resource extraction issuers to disclose payments made to the U.S. federal government or foreign governments for the commercial development of oil, natural gas and minerals in an interactive data format.
United States
2 Aug 2016
Senator Introduces Bill To Establish Investment Tax Credits For Business And Residential Energy Storage
Senator Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the "Energy Storage Tax Incentive and Deployment Act of 2016" (S. 3159).
United States
21 Jul 2016
Cadwalader Attorneys Examine D.C. Circuit Decisions Upholding FERC Environmental Review
Cadwalader attorneys examined decisions by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit rejecting two related challenges to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...
United States
11 Jul 2016
Senate Democrats Introduce Bill To Permit Offshore Wind Production Credit
This proposal would extend the 30% wind investment tax credit to December 31, 2025, but only for qualified offshore wind properties.
United States
30 Jun 2016
New Year, New Market-Based Rates Regulatory Regime
The new year has brought U.S. electricity markets participants an overhauled regulatory regime for market-based rates under section 205 of the Federal Power Act.
United States
3 Feb 2016
REMIT Update – Data Reporting And Enforcement Activities
As 2016 begins, energy market participants must prepare for the second and final phase of data reporting under the EU Regulation on wholesale energy market integrity and transparency ("REMIT").
European Union
26 Jan 2016
Initial Decision Finds That BP Manipulated 2008 Natural Gas Market In Texas
On August 13, 2015, a Federal Energy Regulatory Commission ("FERC" or "Commission") Administrative Law Judge ("ALJ") issued an initial decision in which she found that BP America Inc. et al. ("BP") manipulated the natural gas market in Texas for over two and a half months in 2008.
United States
19 Aug 2015
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