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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted February 1, 2017

The Congressional Review Act (CRA) was enacted so Congress could address flawed federal regulations like the Section 1504 disclosure rule promulgated by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Thankfully, lawmakers are wasting no time in using CRA to repeal this anti-competitive, harmful provision.

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Mark Green

Mark Green
Posted October 9, 2014

Getting a handle on the size of America’s petroleum reserves and their energy potential can be a brain-bender because of the different ways resources are defined and the different ways resource estimates are used.

Example: A Bloomberg piece this week suggests there’s something afoot when producers talk about a resource estimate that’s different from the one they’re required to report to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), as part of the agency’s oversight of the investing sector. Not at all. Two different concepts, two separate uses

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted March 22, 2011

In mid-April, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is expected to decide how to interpret a new law that is aimed at encouraging more transparency. The SEC's decision-making is critically important to publicly-traded oil companies. The ruling either could allow U.S.-listed oil companies to compete effectively against larger, nation-controlled oil companies for energy resources around the globe, or it could force U.S. companies to divulge information that could give a competitive advantage to companies such as the Chinese-controlled CNOOC. 

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Jane Van Ryan

Jane Van Ryan
Posted December 14, 2010

Tomorrow, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) is set to vote on newly proposed rules stemming from Section 1504 of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act. These rules could have serious impacts on the competitiveness of SEC-listed oil and natural gas companies in the quest for global energy resources. 

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