The Alaska liquefied natural gas (LNG) project cleared its final federal regulatory hurdle this week after the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) authorized the incidental take of marine mammals. The authorization was issued Wednesday permitting the harm or killing of porpoises, sea lions, seals and whales during a five-year period from 2021-2025 during specified…
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The Department of the Interior (DOI) has approved the issuance of rights-of-way permits across federal lands managed by the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and National Park Service (NPS) for the Alaska Liquified Natural Gas (Alaska LNG) project. Two months ago FERC authorized Alaska Gasline Development Corp.’s (AGDC) plans to liquefy and export natural gas…
Mexico’s upstream oil and gas regulator, Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos (CNH), has approved the appraisal plan by exploration and production firm Pantera Exploración y Producción to drill two wells in the Burgos Basin south of the Texas border. One well is the Patriota-106DEL in Tamaulipas state, part of a modification to the evaluation program approved…
After escalating into the most extensive native consultations ever on a Canadian project, the Aboriginal rights duel over the Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion stopped short of conceding power to any tribe.
After 67 inconclusive months, Canada’s pipeline regulatory ordeal advanced a political step Tuesday when the Liberal government in Ottawa granted approval for a second time to the 590,000 b/d Trans Mountain oil pipeline expansion.
Liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports are inching another step closer for Sempra Energy’s Cameron LNG facility in Louisiana after federal regulators on Wednesday approved introducing hazardous fluids and feed gas, as well as other commissioning activities, at Train 1.
Technology developer Petroteq Energy Inc. has signed a nonbinding letter of intent with Mareton Alliance LP to buy acreage and resources in the Utah oilsands. The pricing and structure of the transaction, which is subject to board approval, have yet to be finalized. The company is in the process of bringing its Uinta Basin facility in Asphalt Ridge up to its nameplate production capacity of 1,000 b/d.
Beleaguered Canadian exporters won a verdict Monday that favors new pipeline construction across Minnesota, as long as sponsor Enbridge Inc. confines the work to replacing a half-century-old conduit inside its original route.
Kinder Morgan Inc.’s (KMI) Southern LNG Co. LLC has been granted non-free trade agreement (FTA) export authority for its Elba Island LNG terminal near Savannah, GA, to export up to 130 Bcf/year of liquefied natural gas (LNG).
Rover Pipeline LLC is urging FERC to approve its certificate application by the end of this month, warning that if it can’t start tree clearing by mid-January the project “very likely will be delayed for up to a full year.”