oil and gas leases
Opinion: 3 lessons from the energy crisis
Understanding the cause of tight supply and high prices is not as simple as blaming Biden, or windmills, or oil and gas producers
Biden sets out oil, gas leasing reform, stops short of public-lands ban
Long-awaited Interior Department report recommends hiking federal royalty rates for oil and gas drilling, which have not been raised for 100 years.
Biden administration says oil, gas sales damage climate — but won’t stop them on public lands in the West
The Interior Department says selling oil and gas leases on public land in the West could cost society billions in climate change impacts. But BLM says it is powerless to slow the damage.
Opinion: It’s too easy and cheap for drillers to lease and pollute Colorado’s federal land
The oil- and gas-leasing program needs wholesale reform, before it’s too late to reverse greenhouse-gas emissions
Opinion: If we don’t drill for oil and gas on federal lands, we’ll buy it from Russia
Production from public lands is some of the most sustainable in the world. Banning it won’t cut global emissions or reduce costs
Opinion: Too much talk, too little action from the Interior Dept. on conservation
If a summer of high temperatures and low Colorado River flows is not the right time to stop fossil-fuel development on public lands, when is the right time?
Judge blocks Biden’s pause of new oil, gas leases on public land in Colorado and other states
Louisiana and 12 other states sued after President Biden signed an executive order canceling oil and gas lease sales through June.
As climate fight shifts to oil, Joe Biden faces a formidable foe in the West
New drilling permits spiked during Trump's final months in office. As a result, some companies with the biggest presence on public lands have announced that they are ready to weather changes under Biden.