Trump reenters RFS fray: The president is slated to have lunch today with VP Mike Pence, EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt and Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. On Tuesday, several senators will meet with Trump, Pruitt and Perdue about the topic.
- Changes to the Renewable Fuel Standard are on the menu for discussion. Independent refiners are looking to the administration to ease the costs of compliance credits known as Renewable Identification Numbers.
- The big question: Whether administration deliberations and brewing Capitol Hill legislation can actually end the forever wars over biofuels policy.
- "Significant progress has been made regarding a package of administrative reforms that could stabilize the RINs market while creating new opportunities for biofuels," a refining industry source tells Axios.
Natural gas: A House Natural Resources panel will hear from executives with major LNG export companies and other experts at a hearing Tuesday on the growing U.S. role in global gas markets.
Infrastructure: A House Energy and Commerce panel gathers Tuesday for a hearing on energy infrastructure. The witness list and GOP background memo is here.
More infrastructure: The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee gathers Thursday to discuss the White House infrastructure plan, which seeks to speed up environmental reviews and permitting for pipelines and other energy projects.
Cybersecurity: A Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee hearing on Thursday will explore "private sector and government challenges and opportunities to promote the cybersecurity and resiliency of our nation’s critical energy infrastructure."