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New Jersey Urges Court to Reject PennEast’s Use of Eminent Domain

New Jersey Urges Court to Reject PennEast’s Use of Eminent Domain

New Jersey officials have asked a federal appeals court to overturn a lower court ruling allowing PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC to begin eminent domain procedures on 42 parcels of land where the state holds property interests.

April 23, 2019
Ring Posts 12% Production Increase After Permian ‘Game Changer’ Deal

Ring Posts 12% Production Increase After Permian ‘Game Changer’ Deal

Permian pure play Ring Energy Inc. said it drilled seven horizontal wells during the first quarter, including six in the Central Basin Platform (CBP), where it recently completed a $300 million acquisition the CEO called a “game changer.”

April 22, 2019
FERC Authorizes Driftwood, Port Arthur LNG Projects

FERC Authorizes Driftwood, Port Arthur LNG Projects

A divided FERC voted to authorize two liquefied natural gas (LNG) export projects Thursday, as Commission staff reported that the United States is likely to continue as a net exporter of natural gas in 2019, with six fully operational LNG export terminals online by year’s end.

April 22, 2019

Final EIS Issued for Kinder’s Gulf LNG Export Project in Mississippi

FERC staff has completed a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for three affiliates of Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) to convert an existing liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Mississippi into an export terminal.

April 17, 2019

Court Rejects Trump Repeal of Obama-Era Oil, NatGas Valuation Rule

A federal judge in California has struck down the Trump administration’s repeal of an Obama-era rule that amended how the government calculates royalties for oil, natural gas and coal produced on public and tribal lands.

April 17, 2019
Zydeco Looking to Move More Onshore Oil to Louisiana Refiners

Zydeco Looking to Move More Onshore Oil to Louisiana Refiners

Zydeco Pipeline Co. LLC is holding a binding open season through May 31 to test support for an oil pipeline connecting the Gulf Coast to Louisiana refineries.

April 17, 2019
Santos Finds ‘Significant’ Natural Gas Offshore Western Australia

Santos Finds ‘Significant’ Natural Gas Offshore Western Australia

Santos Ltd. said an appraisal well in the Corvus field offshore Western Australia confirmed a “significant gas resource,” potentially giving the country a boost in its competition with the United States to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) worldwide.

April 17, 2019

Midcontinent E&Ps Hunkering Down, Says Kansas City Fed

Energy activity was flat in the first quarter across much of the Rockies and the northern half of New Mexico, as the region’s exploration and production (E&P) companies said natural gas prices needed to average $3.02/MMBtu for drilling to be profitable, according to the Federal Reserve Bank (Fed) of Kansas City.

April 15, 2019

Most Americans Back Energy Agenda Supported by Oil and Gas, Survey Finds

Most Americans back an energy agenda that relies on domestic energy sources, including oil and natural gas, but support for the controversial Green New Deal (GND) is tepid, according to a survey released Thursday by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s Global Energy Institute (GEI).

April 15, 2019

Operator Permitted for Second Permian Oilfield Waste Landfill

Regulators in Texas have given Milestone Environmental Services a permit to build its second oilfield waste landfill in the Permian Basin.

April 12, 2019