Senate Republicans appear to have tempered their opposition to the nomination of Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and a vote appears imminent.
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The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) said it will focus on regulatory activities and water quality monitoring related to shale gas development within the basin, as the organization begins its latest two-year Water Resources Program for the fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
The U.S. natural gas markets likely face demand growth of more than 14 Bcf/d between now and 2020, and while there appears to a surplus of gas still in the ground, demand may be capped by operators’ ability to deliver supply, Barclays Capital analysts said Monday.
EQT Corp.’s decision to focus development operations in the Marcellus Shale appears to be paying off, as the company reported last Thursday that 1Q2013 production sales volumes increased by 47% over last year’s quarter, with production sales volumes from the Marcellus alone increased by 103%.
EQT Corp.’s decision to focus development operations in the Marcellus Shale appears to be paying off as the company reported Thursday that 1Q2013 production sales volumes increased by 47% over last year’s quarter and that production sales volumes from the Marcellus alone increased by 103%.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co.’s (PG&E) natural gas system appears to have overcome the San Bruno, CA, natural gas pipeline rupture and explosion two and a half years ago, PG&E Corp.’s Nick Stavropoulos, executive vice president of gas operations, said in Houston last week.
While it remains to be seen whether the Obama White House will be more friendly towards oil and natural gas in its second term, it appears to have become more coordinated on oil and gas issues, said a spokesman for the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA).
Crude oil shipments on all U.S. railroads could hit 700,000 b/d by the end of this year, up 40% from current levels, and top 1 million b/d in 18 months, said BNSF Railway Co. CEO Matthew Rose.
SandRidge Energy Inc.’s transition from a natural gas producer to an oil explorer appears to be paying off, with the company’s Mississippian Lime operations experiencing success and its bottom line improving, but the market seems unconvinced.