Tag / 2012



Interior Chief Doesn’t See ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Fracking Rule

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell, who is in her second week on the job, signaled Monday that new rules governing federal regulation of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) are imminent.

April 24, 2013

Atlas Pipeline Ups Ownership in Eagle Ford Midstream

Atlas Pipeline Partners LP stepped deeper into the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas on Tuesday with a $1 billion cash agreement to buy privately held Teak Midstream LLC, a natural gas gathering and processing operator.

April 18, 2013

North American Shale ‘Ka-boom’ Transforming Markets Worldwide

Booming shale plays in the United States have proved to be more than transformational domestically, according to Jeff Welch, head of North American Gas for EDF Trading North America — they are having “mind-boggling” implications worldwide.

April 16, 2013
Trio of Oneok Projects Enters Service

Trio of Oneok Projects Enters Service

Oneok Partners LP has completed three projects that are part of an ongoing growth program worth roughly $5 billion. The partnership’s Bakken NGL Pipeline, Stateline II gas processing facility and new ethane header pipeline have all entered service, the partnership said Tuesday.

April 12, 2013

Moniz: Fracking Natural Gas Provides Bridge to Zero-Carbon Future

Department of Energy (DOE) Secretary-designate Ernest J. Moniz fielded questions about his position on hydraulic fracturing (fracking), natural gas exports and climate change during his confirmation hearing Tuesday before the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

April 10, 2013

OSHA Investigating West Texas Oil Well Blowout

Two workers were killed and three others hospitalized Friday morning in an oil well blowout in the Bone Spring tight sands formation in West Texas, near Barstow.

April 10, 2013

Rendell, Newspaper Criticized for Not Disclosing Industry Ties

ProPublica, a nonprofit corporation that pursues investigative journalism on matters of public interest, is criticizing former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell and the New York Daily News for failing to disclose Rendell’s ties to natural gas-related businesses in a pro-industry editorial.

April 2, 2013

Rendell Urges New York to Embrace Fracking

Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell urged New Yorkers — and, by extension, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — to embrace high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in their state, adding that they have “the chance to play a major part in [the] revolution” of U.S. energy independence.

March 28, 2013

New Mexico Gas Output Drops for Sixth Year

While New Mexico’s natural gas-rich San Juan Basin turned up another declining year of natural gas production in 2012, at least one exploration and production (E&P) company is “encouraged” by results so far this year.

March 18, 2013
New Mexico Still Attracting Interest Despite Less Production

New Mexico Still Attracting Interest Despite Less Production

While Mexico’s gas-rich San Juan Basin turned up another declining year of natural gas production in 2012, state officials and some exploration and production (E&P) companies are maintaining interest in the state’s overall oil, liquids and gas businesses.

March 18, 2013