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2005

Shale to Drive Gas Production Surge Through 2035, EIA Says

Production from the nation’s shale plays will grow to 12.2 Tcf in 2035, when it will be 47% of total U.S. production, up from 16% in 2009, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) “Annual Energy Outlook 2011” (AEO2011), which was released Tuesday.

April 27, 2011

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Philip Clarke Baten, who has been an administrative law judge at the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) since 2005, has been appointed as Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) administrative law judge, FERC Chairman Jon Wellinghoff said. Baten was in private practice for nearly 23 years before his time at HHS and from 1973 to 1982 served in a number of administrative and analytical positions at Howard University in Washington, DC, where he also earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in political science. Baten graduated from George Mason Law School in Virginia in 1980.

May 26, 2010

States Would Regain LNG Authority Under Senate Bill

Six Senate Democrats representing coastal states introduced legislation Tuesday to repeal the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct), which gave FERC the authority to determine the need for and location of liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals.

March 3, 2010

States Would Regain LNG Authority Under Senate Bill

Six Senate Democrats representing coastal states introduced legislation Tuesday to repeal the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct), which gave FERC the authority to determine the need for and location of liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminals.

March 3, 2010

USCAP: Climate Legislation ‘Compatible’ with Robust Economic Growth

The adoption of proposed climate change legislation that would reduce 2005 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions levels 42% by 2030 through the use of offsets and a cap-and-trade system would slow the growth of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) by only about 1% over the same period, according to an economic analysis released last Wednesday by the United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP).

December 7, 2009

Climate Legislation Called ‘Compatible’ with Robust Economic Growth

The adoption of proposed climate change legislation that would reduce 2005 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions levels 42% by 2030 through the use of offsets and a cap-and-trade system would slow the growth of U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) by only about 1% over the same period, according to an economic analysis released Wednesday by the United States Climate Action Partnership (USCAP).

December 3, 2009

GAO: BLM ‘Frequently’ Violates NEPA Exclusions

A lack of clarity in the “categorical exclusions” portion of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) led many Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field offices to, among other things, erroneously use single decision documents to approve multiple natural gas and oil wells, the Government Accounting Office (GAO) said in a report issued last week.

September 21, 2009

GAO: BLM ‘Frequently’ Violates NEPA Exclusions

A lack of clarity in the “categorical exclusions” portion of the Energy Policy Act of 2005 (EPAct) led many Bureau of Land Management (BLM) field offices to, among other things, erroneously use single decision documents to approve multiple natural gas and oil wells, the Government Accounting Office (GAO) said in a report issued Wednesday.

September 18, 2009

Top North American Gas Marketers (Bcf/d)

Source: Quarterly financial reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission, or if necessary, statements signed by company officials and provided to NGI.

March 23, 2009

CERA: Upstream Building Costs Climb 6% in Six Months

The costs to construct new oil and natural gas upstream facilities have jumped 6% in the past six months and have doubled since 2005, according to the most recent IHS/Cambridge Energy Research Associates (CERA) Upstream Capital Costs Index.

May 15, 2008