The U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania has ruled in favor of Ultra Resources Inc. after a long-running case in which an environmental advocacy group challenged state permits for eight of the company’s compressor stations and said they failed to meet federal pollution standards.
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Cheniere Energy Partners LP CEO Charif Souki said trains 3 and 4 of the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project, which is being developed adjacent to the Sabine Pass LNG terminal, will be constructed after all milestones were completed on the first four liquefied natural gas (LNG) trains being developed. Cheniere, he said, expects to complete all of the “required resource reports” for trains 5 and 6 to file an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by September (see Daily GPI, March 7). Cheniere has secured the credit facility necessary for trains 3 and 4 (see Daily GPI, May 23). First LNG is slated for delivery by late 2015.
Robert Douglas Lawler, 46, one of Anadarko Petroleum Corp.’s top exploration and production (E&P) executives, on Monday was named the new CEO of Chesapeake Energy Corp.
Construction is under way on Intercontinental Terminals Co. LLC’s (ITC) new bulk liquids terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, which will provide storage and handling for petrochemicals and petroleum products as well as petrochemical gases and natural gas liquids (NGL). ITC, a unit of Mitsui & Co. (U.S.A.) Inc., has been operating on the channel since 1972 and owns and operates a 12.8 million bbl liquid bulk terminal facility in Deer Park, TX. The greenfield terminal is in Pasadena, TX, on the south side of the channel. Start up of operations is expected during the second quarter of 2015 with 10 tanks of 100,000 bbl each. The terminal will have two deep-water ship docks and four barge docks capable of handling large oceangoing tankers as well as inland barges. Multiple product pipelines are adjacent to or near the new terminal, which will also have rail and truck facilities.
Eagle Ford Oil & Gas Corp. has been watching the producer activity around its more than 3,600 acres in Frio County, TX, and is working to raise capital by the end of the year to start drilling some wells of its own, the company said Wednesday.
Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMP) and Martin Midstream Partners LP have formed joint venture (JV) Pecos Valley Producer Services LLC to develop a multi-commodity rail terminal in Pecos, TX, to serve oil and gas producers in the Permian Basin of West Texas.
To preserve the region, five producers have agreed to relinquish close to 30,000 acres of natural gas and oil leases in Montana’s Rocky Mountain Front adjacent to Glacier National Park, Sen. Max Baucus (D-MT) said Thursday.
InterGen has completed an $89.2 million purchase in northern Mexico of the Libramiento natural gas compression facility, located adjacent to InterGen’s Compresion Bajio Project, and an associated 40-mile long gas pipeline from Conduit Capital Partners LLC and minority partners including Green Energy and Infraestructura Para Energia.
The U.S. West’s abundant wildlife and scenic beauty, which often are adjacent to prolific oil and natural gas reserves, have become a riddle wrapped in a mystery for regulators, to paraphrase Winston Churchill. The puzzle may never be adequately solved by everyone’s standards, but the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) took a big step last week by establishing a regional council to ensure that wildlife habitat is protected.
The U.S. West’s abundant wildlife and scenic beauty, which often are adjacent to prolific oil and natural gas reserves, have become a riddle wrapped in a mystery for regulators, to paraphrase Winston Churchill. The puzzle may never be adequately solved by everyone’s standards, but the Western Governors’ Association (WGA) took a big step Sunday in establishing a regional council to ensure that wildlife habitat is protected.