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Municipalities in Colorado, California Address Fracking

Despite ongoing statewide efforts, city and county governments in Colorado and California are coming up with local solutions to safe and sane hydraulic fracturing (fracking). Two jurisdictions are lifting fracking moratoriums.

May 28, 2013

Maritimes Now an Export-Import Pipeline

FERC Tuesday issued an order amending Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC’s presidential permit so that it can export, as well as import, natural gas through its cross-border pipeline facilities at the U.S.-Canadian border.

July 22, 2009

Obama Asked to Support Retroactive Refunds for Gas Customers

A municipal natural gas group has called on President-elect Obama to support amending Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) to address a “fatal flaw” that prevents customers from collecting retroactive refunds when they have been overcharged by pipelines.

January 20, 2009

Obama Asked to Support Retroactive Refunds for Gas Customers

A municipal natural gas group has called on President-elect Obama to support amending Section 5 of the Natural Gas Act (NGA) to address a “fatal flaw” that prevents customers from collecting retroactive refunds when they have been overcharged by pipelines.

January 19, 2009

MMS Proposes Changes to Regs for Reporting Production, Royalties

The Interior Department’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) has proposed amending its existing regulations for reporting production and royalties on crude oil, natural gas, coal and geothermal resources produced on federal and Indian leases in order to align the agency’s regulations with its current business practices.

July 17, 2006

MMS Proposes Changes to Regs for Reporting Production, Royalties

The Interior Department’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) on Friday proposed amending its existing regulations for reporting production and royalties on crude oil, natural gas, coal and geothermal resources produced on federal and Indian leases in order to align the agency’s regulations with its current business practices.

July 11, 2006

FERC OKs Higher Sendout Rate for Peak-Shaving LNG Plant in Connecticut

FERC on Friday issued an order amending Total Peaking Services LLC’s 1997 certificate to increase the sendout capacity of the company’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) peak-shaving facility in Connecticut to 90 MMcf/d from 72 MMcf/d.

April 18, 2006

Wyckoff Gets FERC Nod to Revamp Storage Project

FERC on Tuesday issued an order to Wyckoff Gas Storage Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Greyhawk Gas Storage Co., amending the company’s 2003 FERC certificate to build and operate a 6 Bcf working gas storage facility in western New York state.

April 13, 2006

MMS Issues Final Royalty Rule on Natural Gas Valuation

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) issued a final rule Thursday amending existing regulations for natural gas valuation for royalty purposes, increasing the rate of return used in valuing non-arm’s-length transportation from 1.0 to 1.3 times the Standard and Poor’s BBB Industrial Bond rate, and clarifying other parts of the transportation deduction from the sale price of gas. The final rule substantially followed the lines of the proposed rule for collection of royalties from federal lands issued last year (see Daily GPI, July 26, 2004).

March 14, 2005

MMS Issues Final Royalty Rule on Natural Gas Valuation

The Minerals Management Service (MMS) issued a final rule Thursday amending existing regulations for natural gas valuation for royalty purposes, increasing the rate of return used in valuing non-arm’s-length transportation from 1.0 to 1.3 times the Standard and Poor’s BBB Industrial Bond rate, and clarifying other parts of the transportation deduction from the sale price of gas. The final rule substantially followed the lines of the proposed rule for collection of royalties from federal lands issued last year (see NGI, July 26, 2004).

March 14, 2005