Advisory

Mayor Bloomberg Voices Support for Spectra Project

New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said he completely supports Spectra Energy’s proposal to expand two natural gas pipelines into the city, just days before Monday’s deadline for FERC to take public comments on the project.

November 1, 2011

Uphill Battle Expected on Pennsylvania Fee Plan

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett heeded the advice of his Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission (MSAC) last week by proposing an impact fee, enhanced safety provisions and incentives to increase natural gas consumption, but lawmakers and third party observers expressed skepticism with the plan.

October 10, 2011

Corbett’s Proposed Pennsylvania Shale Policy Gets Shrug

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is getting a lukewarm reception for his proposed changes to state shale policy, which largely mimic the recommendations his Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission made three months ago (see Shale Daily, Oct. 4).

October 5, 2011

Governor Proposes Impact Fee on Pennsylvania Wells

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is heeding the advice of his Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission (MSAC) by proposing an impact fee, enhanced safety provisions and incentives to increase natural gas consumption.

October 4, 2011

Pennsylvania Governor Unveils Well Impact Fee

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is heeding the advice of his Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission (MSAC) by proposing an impact fee, enhanced safety provisions and incentives to increase natural gas consumption.

October 4, 2011

Industry Groups to SEAB: Go Slow on New Programs

The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee should defer to state regulators — and may find that many of its objectives are already being addressed by existing programs — according to comments filed at the Department of Energy (DOE) by industry groups.

September 5, 2011

Industry Groups Advise SEAB: Go Slow on New Programs

The Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee should defer to state regulators — and may find that many of its objectives are already being addressed by existing programs — according to comments filed at the Department of Energy (DOE) by industry groups.

August 31, 2011

DOE Fracking Panel Developing Timeline for Actions

Nearly 200 people crowded the phone lines of an open meeting Monday night to hear public comments surrounding the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee’s initial report on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

August 17, 2011

DOE Fracking Panel Developing Timeline for Actions

Nearly 200 people crowded the phone lines of an open meeting Monday night to hear public comments surrounding the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) Natural Gas Subcommittee’s initial report on hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

August 17, 2011

Marcellus Shale Costing More Time Than Money, Report Finds

Marcellus Shale development is not bringing much money into local governments, but also not taking much money out of local governments, according to a recent study of two prolific Pennsylvania counties.

August 12, 2011