Regulators and Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) have reached a $71 million settlement over the 2015 Aliso Canyon natural gas leak, the largest in U.S. history. The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) said late Thursday the agreement requires Sempra Energy’s SoCalGas to pay the penalty into the Aliso Canyon Recovery Account. The California Legislature created…
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Sempra Energy has revealed a one-time $72 million charge for litigation related to the 2015-16 methane leak at the Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) Aliso Canyon Storage Field.
FERC has authorized the California grid operator to make permanent its four-year-old natural gas maximum burn constraint to avoid future shortages from continuing limits on the state’s largest gas storage facility at Aliso Canyon.
California regulatory safety inspectors on Thursday accused Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) of safety violations that led to the catastrophic 2015 natural gas storage well leak at the Aliso Canyon underground field 40 miles north of Los Angeles.
The Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility emerged unscathed from a fast moving wildfire that started last week and has consumed nearly 8,000 acres on the northern edge of Los Angeles.
The largest methane leak ever at a Southern California underground natural gas storage facility in 2015-16 was caused by preventable groundwater-induced microbial corrosion on a seven-inch storage well casing, a final root cause analysis has indicated.
A Los Angeles Superior Court judge has approved a settlement for Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) to pay $119.5 million for the adverse consequences of the nation’s largest-ever methane leak at the Aliso Canyon natural gas underground storage facility.
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The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) next month will consider legally declaring that the 86 Bcf capacity Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility has maintained continuous service even in the wake of the nation’s worst methane leak, which occurred there three years ago.
Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) on Wednesday agreed to a proposed $119.5 million settlement to resolve state and local complaints regarding the 2015-16 natural gas storage leak at the Aliso Canyon underground field north of Los Angeles.