FERC staff has issued an update to its Guidance Manual for Environmental Report Preparation for applicants seeking project approval under the Natural Gas Act (NGA), and a second manual focused on liquefied natural gas (LNG) projects.
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After choosing 12 finalists from more than 70 applicants, Ben Franklin Technology Partners’ Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center (SGICC) on Tuesday selected the three winners of its 2013 Shale Gas Innovation contest aimed at recognizing and promoting small- and mid-sized businesses behind emerging technologies in the Appalachian region’s growing natural gas industry.
A record number of applicants want to drill for natural gas and crude oil in the United States, with the combined permit total 4.7% higher than the same period in 2004, according to a survey by the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC). Of 24 states surveyed, 19 had higher well permits during the period, and most were for natural gas wells.