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Colorado Readies E&P Groundwater Monitoring Project

Colorado Readies E&P Groundwater Monitoring Project

Colorado regulators and exploration and production companies (E&P) are working together to advance a new groundwater monitoring program that would monitor data at existing drilling sites and drinking water wells in one of the most heavily drilled areas of the state, Weld County.

June 27, 2013

Industry Brief

The Alaska Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) Division of Oil and Gas is soliciting proposals for a contractor or contractors to assist DNR in characterizing and developing alternatives to advance a North Slope liquefied natural gas (LNG) project. The study is intended to help the state stay abreast of risks and opportunities of the project and how they are influenced by world events. DNR said it hopes to gain an understanding of how its policies toward the disposition of its royalty share of North Slope natural gas may contribute to the success of the project. DNR said it anticipates that the contractor(s) will assemble a team of experts with various appropriate backgrounds. A pre-proposal conference will be held at 1:30 p.m. local time on Tuesday, May 17 in the offices of the Division of Oil and Gas in Anchorage. Prospective contractors are encouraged to attend in person or make prior arrangements to call via teleconference by contacting Marlys Hagen at (907) 269-8666. Proposals must be received by May 20 at the DNR offices.

May 1, 2013

Enbridge Mounts Rival Project to TransCanada Conversion

Warm-ups are under way for a swarm of environmental protests if TransCanada Corp. gains industry support to advance its Energy East Pipeline proposal to convert part of its natural gas Mainline to oil service.

April 8, 2013

Enbridge Stirs Buzz in Challenge to TransCanada Conversion

An eco-hornet’s nest of environmental protests is stirring as TransCanada Corp. works to gain industry support to advance its Energy East Pipeline proposal to convert part of its natural gas Mainline to oil service. Rival Enbridge Inc. stirred up the buzz in an area that straddles the border between central Canada and the northeastern United States with a smaller project across the same region that TransCanada would extend.

April 8, 2013

New York Drilling Bans Have Day in Court

Attorneys for energy companies and landowners looking to advance shale development in New York State said proceedings in state appellate court last Thursday went well and they expect to hear rulings on two key cases in six to eight weeks, or by mid-May.

March 25, 2013

Pro-Shale Attorneys Say New York Appeals Hearings Went Well

Attorneys for energy companies and landowners looking to advance shale development in New York State said Thursday morning’s proceedings in state appellate court went well and they expect to hear rulings on two key cases in six to eight weeks, or by mid-May.

March 22, 2013

Wyoming Governor Signs Two NGV Bills

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead on Wednesday signed two laws that are designed to help advance the use of natural gas for transportation in a state rich in gas reserves. The measures, Senate Files (SF) 23 and 52, were less than the industry originally requested.

March 1, 2013

Futures Trades Made Prior to Storage Report Draw Attention

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is remaining tight lipped about a reported examination of Nymex natural gas futures trades made in advance of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Feb. 7 storage report for the week ending Feb. 1.

February 25, 2013

Futures Trades Made Prior to Storage Report Draw Attention

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) is remaining tight lipped about a reported examination of Nymex natural gas futures trades made in advance of the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Feb. 7 storage report for the week ending Feb. 1.

February 21, 2013

MarkWest Utica Expanding Ohio Services for Rex Energy

MarkWest Utica EMG LLC has clinched an agreement with Rex Energy Corp. to expand its Utica Shale midstream infrastructure.

February 20, 2013