Associate Editor | Dulles, VA Charlie Passut joined the staff of NGI in February 2011. Before this he was a reporter for the Tidewater News and a copy editor for the Manassas Journal Messenger. He also served as systems administrator and web editor for the Oakland Press, and traveled extensively as a software installer/trainer for Baseview Products. He graduated from Northern Illinois University with a bachelor's degree in political science in 1992.
Oil and natural gas development in a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge moved one step closer to reality late Thursday, after the Senate rejected an amendment to block drilling in the refuge before passing a $4 trillion federal budget for fiscal year 2018.
FERC has given Dominion Energy Cove Point LNG LP permission to perform commissioning activities and approved a pair of variance requests at its liquefied natural gas export facility on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, MD. Read More
Alaska's Republican contingent in the Senate urged their colleagues to reject an amendment to a budget resolution introduced by Democrats that would block potentially opening a portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to energy development. Read More
Two Republican senators have introduced a bill that would codify a rule proposed last month by the Department of Energy (DOE) to expedite approval of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports, primarily to countries in the Caribbean, Central America and South America.
FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee said he wants to see the Commission significantly reduce its review process for natural gas pipelines, and described the Department of Energy (DOE) proposal to provide reliability and resiliency compensation to coal and nuclear baseload generators as "a conversation we need to have."
FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee said he wants to see the Commission significantly reduce its review process for natural gas pipelines, and described the Department of Energy (DOE) proposal to provide reliability and resiliency compensation to coal and nuclear baseload generators as "a conversation we need to have. Read More
FERC Commissioner Cheryl LaFleur said commissioners didn't believe they had the authority to extend the public comment period over the Department of Energy's (DOE) recent proposal to provide reliability and resiliency compensation to coal and nuclear baseload generators. Read More
Regulators in New York State have asked FERC for a rehearing and stay of its order last month that found the state took too long to consider issuing a water quality permit for Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC's proposed Valley Lateral Project, and had therefore waived their authority to issue the permit.
After a four-year battle in a California federal court, FERC and Barclays Bank plc appear poised to settle a lawsuit over a $453 million penalty levied against the bank and four of its traders for alleged energy market manipulations between 2006 and 2008. Read More
The American Petroleum Institute (API) told a federal court in Wyoming that a decision by the Interior Department's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to expand the definition of "waste" is untenable as it pertains to venting and flaring associated natural gas on public and tribal lands.
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