BLM Utah Office Prepares for Spring Lease Sale

A Utah field office for the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has begun seeking public comment on its environmental assessment (EA) of a proposal to offer 12 parcels totaling more than 14,000 acres for oil/natural gas leases in May 2013.

December 26, 2012

Triangle Records First Profitable Quarter, Excited About Williston JV

Triangle Petroleum Corp. recorded the first profitable quarter in its history, is on track to meet its oil production goal for the year and is excited about its new joint venture (JV) in the Bakken Shale, even as it keeps at the ready plans to drop a drilling rig should policymakers in Washington, DC, fail to reach a compromise over the fiscal cliff.

December 14, 2012

Pennsylvania Senator Proposes Marcellus Shale Health Advisory Panel

A key legislator in Pennsylvania said he plans to introduce a bill to create a nine-member Marcellus Shale Health Advisory Panel in the near future, a move suggested in the past by both Gov. Tom Corbett and the Marcellus Shale Advisory Commission (MSAC).

October 1, 2012

BLM Seeks Comments on XTO Assessment in Uinta

The federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released an environmental assessment (EA) of XTO Energy Inc.’s proposed Riverbend gas project and is seeking public comment by Oct. 10.

September 26, 2012

PwC Survey: Energy Industry Playing Catch Up on Cyber Security

As the federal government and industry players pay more attention to the issue, cyber security problems lurk for the oil and natural gas industry, and greater levels of risk assessment and a “new way of thinking” about information security are needed, according to a global survey released Monday by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).

September 25, 2012

Creole Trail Pipeline Expansion Gets Environmental OK

FERC Tuesday issued a favorable environmental assessment (EA) of Creole Trail Pipeline Co. LP’s proposal to modify its system to accommodate the delivery of raw gas to a liquefaction project that Cheniere Energy affiliates Sabine Pass LNG and Sabine Pass Liquefaction are planning to build at the existing import terminal in Cameron Parish, LA.

September 19, 2012

Eastern Shore Pipe Expansion Gets Environmental Nod

FERC has issued a favorable environmental assessment (EA) of Eastern Shore Natural Gas Co.’s (ESNG) proposal to expand its pipeline system to meet the needs of its customers in the growing Delmarva Peninsula market, which includes most of Delaware and portions of Maryland and Virginia.

September 11, 2012

Commission Combines Oregon LNG’s Terminals, Pipeline

FERC said Thursday it plans to combine the environmental assessment of a proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import-export terminal at the mouth of the Columbia River in Oregon and a connecting 86-mile transmission pipeline. Both the project backers and opposing environmental groups lauded the move by federal regulators.

July 20, 2012

Alliance North Dakota Lateral Gets Favorable Environmental Nod

FERC on Friday issued a favorable environmental assessment (EA) for Alliance Pipeline LP’s Tioga Lateral Project that would deliver liquids-rich natural gas from the Permian Basin to the Chicago market hub.

July 17, 2012

Dominion’s Allegheny Storage Project Gets FERC Environmental OK

FERC Friday issued a favorable environmental assessment (EA) to Dominion Transmission Inc.’s proposal to expand its storage system in Maryland, Ohio, West Virginia and Pennsylvania.

June 18, 2012