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Constitution Seeks FERC Approval for Marcellus Pipeline Plan

Constitution Seeks FERC Approval for Marcellus Pipeline Plan

Constitution Pipeline Co. LLC has filed its long-awaited application with FERC seeking approval to construct a pipeline to carry natural gas from northern Pennsylvania’s Marcellus Shale to Northeast markets, the company said Friday, and Iroquois Gas Transmission has filed an application to build a key interconnect project.

June 17, 2013
New Mexico Pit Rule Changes Agreeable to Industry

New Mexico Pit Rule Changes Agreeable to Industry

While critics and environmental activists are unhappy, the oil and natural gas industry is celebrating long-awaited changes in New Mexico’s rules for disposal of drilling waste known as the “pit rule.”

June 13, 2013

Industry Celebrates New Mexico Pit Rule Changes

While critics and environmental activists are unhappy, the oil and natural gas industry is celebrating long-awaited changes in New Mexico’s rules for disposing drilling waste known as the “pit rule.” Fighting for changes in tougher requirements imposed by a previous governor, the New Mexico Oil/Gas Association (NMOGA) hailed changes made earlier this month.

June 12, 2013

Obama Again Seeks to Axe Oil, Gas Tax Breaks

In his long-awaited $3.77 trillion budget for fiscal year (FY) 2014 unveiled last Wednesday and forwarded to Congress, President Obama again sought to repeal tax breaks for oil and natural gas producers. He also proposed tacking on new fees and increasing oil and gas royalties to fund renewable fuel development, as well as elevating spending for the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC).

April 15, 2013

Obama’s Budget Again Seeks to Axe Oil, Gas Tax Breaks

In his long-awaited $3.77 trillion budget for fiscal year (FY) 2014 unveiled on Wednesday and forwarded to Congress, President Obama again sought to repeal tax breaks for oil and natural gas producers. He also proposed tacking on new fees and increasing oil and gas royalties to fund renewable fuel development.

April 11, 2013

Second LNG Study Said Favorable to Exports

Two top energy lawmakers in the Senate confirmed last week that the long-awaited second part of a Department of Energy (DOE) report on the economic impact of exporting domestically produced natural gas will likely be released before the end of the year, and that the results will be favorable to gas exports. Congress was called on to express its support for gas exports.

December 3, 2012

Senators Say Second Half of LNG Study Due Out by Year-End

Two of the top women energy lawmakers in the Senate indicated Wednesday that the long-awaited second part of a Department of Energy report on the economic impact of exporting domestically produced natural gas will likely be released before the end of the year, and that the results will be favorable to industry. One called on Congress to express its support for gas exports.

November 29, 2012

CFTC OKs Swap Products Rule, Sets Up ‘Chain Reaction’

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) last week approved the long-awaited “swap” product definition rule, setting the stage to “fully usher” in many of the reforms under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.

July 16, 2012

CFTC Rule Sets in Motion Implementation ‘Chain Reaction’

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Tuesday approved its long-awaited “swap” product definition rule, setting the stage for the agency to “fully usher” in many of the reforms under the Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act.

July 11, 2012

EPA Issues Draft Guidance on Diesel Use in Fracking

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday released a draft of its long-awaited guidance to oil and natural gas producers on the use of diesel fuel in hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

May 7, 2012
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