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Legislation Targeting Natural Gas Industry Fails in West Virginia

A long list of legislation that targeted the natural gas industry in West Virginia failed to receive enough support from lawmakers before they adjourned last Saturday. However, the House of Delegates enacted a series of resolutions, perhaps offering a glimpse of things to come.

April 17, 2013

Pennsylvania House Panel OKs Marcellus Tax Credit Bills

Lawmakers on a key committee of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives approved three “Marcellus Works” bills on Tuesday.

April 11, 2013

Big Bakken E&P Hit by Investor Unit for Flaring

A socially focused investor group has submitted a shareholder resolution aimed at reducing volumes of flared natural gas at oil wellheads. Mercy Investment Services has targeted Oklahoma-based Continental Resources Inc., the leading exploration and production (E&P) operator in North Dakota’s Bakken Shale and Three Forks plays.

January 14, 2013

Shippers Want REX to Go ‘No-Profit’ During Force Majeures

FERC should require Rockies Express Pipeline Co. LLC (REX) to adopt a no-profit reservation charge crediting methodology for curtailments during force majeure events, a group of shippers said in a filing Monday.

August 16, 2012

Report: Fed-Directed Shift to Alt Fuels Could Save Billions

The federal government could save more than $25 billion through 2025 if 20% of its third-party transportation providers were required to adopt the same alternative fuel targets, efficiency standards and reporting practices used by federal agencies’ fleets, according to a report by the American Clean Skies Foundation (ACSF).

August 6, 2012

Report: Billions Saved in Fed-Directed Shift to Alt Fuels

The federal government could save more than $25 billion through 2025 if 20% of its third-party transportation providers were required to adopt the same alternative fuel targets, efficiency standards and reporting practices used by federal agencies’ fleets, according to a report by the American Clean Skies Foundation (ACSF).

August 2, 2012

Two Board Members Ousted from Chesapeake

Chesapeake Energy Corp. shareholders jettisoned two board members up for reelection and approved three shareholder-initiated resolutions at the company’s annual meeting in Oklahoma City, signaling a turning point for the operator’s corporate governance and likely for the future of CEO Aubrey McClendon.

June 11, 2012

New York Comptroller: More Accident Protections Needed

New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli is urging the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to adopt his proposal for an industry-funded program that would help pay for possible damages attributed to development in the Marcellus Shale.

January 3, 2012

Range Lawsuit Status Uncertain as Cecil Township Amends Ordinances

Elected officials in Cecil Township, PA, voted unanimously on Monday to adopt changes to two of its ordinances governing Marcellus Shale development but are still waiting to hear if Range Resources Corp. will drop a lawsuit it filed against them in October over the changes.

December 9, 2011

Coalition Seeks Implementation of SEAB Recommendations

A coalition of environmental groups has called on the Obama administration to issue an executive order directing the government to adopt as soon as possible the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) subcommittee on shale gas production’s recommendations that apply to federal agencies.

November 21, 2011
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