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House Democrats Introduce Bills to Curtail Offshore Oil, Gas Development

Despite impossible odds of passing the GOP-controlled Senate, House lawmakers on their third day of control Tuesday introduced seven bills designed to block the Trump administration’s plans to expand offshore oil and gas drilling.

January 9, 2019
BP Sanctions Atlantis Expansion in GOM, Hits Pay in Two More Discoveries

BP Sanctions Atlantis Expansion in GOM, Hits Pay in Two More Discoveries

A $1.3 billion expansion has been sanctioned by BP plc for its deepwater Atlantis field in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), with “significant additional oil resources” identified by the supermajor that could expand development opportunities around all of its offshore U.S. production hubs.

January 8, 2019

NOAA Approves ‘Incidental’ Mammal Harassment in Atlantic Seismic Oil & Gas Surveys

The National Ocean Atmospheric Administration’s (NOAA) Fisheries Office of Protected Resources (FOPR) has issued final authorizations to five companies allowing them to “incidentally, but not intentionally, harass marine mammals” while conducting geophysical surveys in support of oil and natural gas exploration off the Atlantic coast from Delaware to Florida.

December 3, 2018

Natural Gas Prices Climb for Cabot as Atlantic Sunrise Unlocks 1.05 Bcf/d

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. on Friday joined other Appalachian operators in a chorus of praise for the takeaway capacity that has come online throughout the basin this year, which has helped to lift prices that have long been restrained.

October 26, 2018

Cabot Cuts 3Q Production Guidance on Atlantic Sunrise Delays

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. said Tuesday its third quarter production is likely to come in below guidance after the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project came online later than expected and some sales were delayed by changes to the company’s turn-in-line schedule.

October 9, 2018

Columbia’s 1.3 Bcf/d WB XPress Gets Partial FERC Nod to Start Service

The same day it OK’d the startup of Atlantic Sunrise, FERC authorized service on another Appalachian takeaway expansion aimed at serving the East Coast, Columbia Gas Transmission LLC’s WB XPress Project.

October 4, 2018
FERC Orders ACP to Stop All Construction

FERC Orders ACP to Stop All Construction

FERC late Friday ordered Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC (ACP) to stop all work along the project’s 600-mile route in a move that was widely expected after a federal appeals court last week vacated key permits.

August 13, 2018

Atlantic Hurricane Season Likely Calmer Than Previously Forecast, Says CSU Team

One month into the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, scientists at Colorado State University (CSU) said they expect fewer named storms and hurricanes than previously forecast and below-average tropical activity.

July 2, 2018

CSU Team Sees Slightly-Above-Average Hurricane Season on Horizon

With eight weeks remaining until the start of the 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, scientists at Colorado State University (CSU) said they expect slightly-above-average tropical storm activity this year.

April 5, 2018

Atlantic Hurricane Season Could Start Early This Year, Says AccuWeather

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season, which officially begins June 1, is likely to have normal to slightly above-normal activity, and could have an early start in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), forecasters at AccuWeather’s Global Weather Center said Monday.

April 3, 2018