Jacqueline Toth

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Jacqueline covers energy for Morning Consult.


Morning Consult Energy: Interior Finalizes Rule to Ease Restrictions on Methane

By Jacqueline Toth Top Stories The Interior Department finalized its replacement of the previous administration’s regulation intended to reduce leaking, venting and flaring of the greenhouse gas methane from oil and gas drilling on federal and tribal land, effectively reinstating decades-old guidelines. Interior officials said the rule replacement reduces costs and regulatory duplication, but the […]

Morning Consult Energy: Week in Review & What’s Ahead

By Jacqueline Toth Week in Review Energy legislation Congress passed fiscal 2019 spending legislation that increases funding for the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy from current levels by 2.5 percent to $2.38 billion and boosts funding for the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy office by 3.7 percent to $366 million. California Gov. […]

Morning Consult Energy: OPEC Again Cuts 2019 Oil Demand Growth Forecast

By Jacqueline Toth Top Stories Oil producers face less strain to shore up losses in crude oil supply from Venezuela and Iran as oil demand growth moderates in 2019, according to the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries’ monthly oil report. OPEC forecast that global oil demand next year would rise by 1.41 million barrels […]