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Indonesia: New Energy Regulation Passed

(Feb. 3, 2014) On January 28, 2014, Indonesia’s legislature passed a new regulation on energy, designed to gradually end the existing fuel and electricity subsidies, stop exports of coal and gas, and increase the role of renewable energy in the country. (Tito Summa Siahaan, Indonesia Passes National Energy Regulation, Set to Raise Price of Fuel, […]

European Union: New Measures Adopted on Shale Gas Initiative

(Jan. 29, 2014) In January 2014, the European Commission put forward three measures to tackle the issue of hydrocarbon extraction by means of hydraulic fracturing. The Commission’s initiative was in response to calls for action raised by interested parties, the related industries, the public, and local and national authorities in a public consultation initiated by […]