The backers of the Crown Landing LLC liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal, proposed for the Delaware River in Gloucester County, NJ, have thrown in the towel after struggling to advance the project in a world of booming domestic gas supplies and increasing thirst for LNG abroad.
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The number of permits for horizontal natural gas wells in Ohio’s portion of the Utica and Point Pleasant was on the rise in the closing months of 2011, according to the state’s Department of Natural Resources (DNR).
Despite the decision by the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) to shut down a wastewater disposal well in Youngstown, industry backers are confident the decision will not have an impact on the emerging oil and gas industry in Ohio’s portions of the Marcellus and Utica shales.
The backers of multiple U.S. projects to liquefy and export domestic gas have all pointed to robust production coming from shale plays as the reason for their plans. The latest proposal by Cheniere Energy Inc. singles out the Eagle Ford Shale as a source of gas to be liquefied.
As the California legislature returned from its month-long recess Monday, the backers of a bill (AB 591) to mandate chemical disclosures on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) fluid held a press conference at the state Capitol in Sacramento, releasing the signatures of “roughly 50,000” voters supporting the measure.
As energy storage generally becomes more important economically, a natural gas storage field proposed for an existing suburban residential area in Sacramento, CA, has its backers lamenting the political dust being stirred up (see Daily GPI, March 16). Nevertheless, the head of Sacramento Natural Gas Storage told NGI Wednesday he thinks the project ultimately will prevail.
Noting construction is well under way on all eight segments, the Ruby Pipeline backers at El Paso Corp. said last Wednesday several factors including winter weather will determine if the project, now two months behind schedule, can be completed as now planned in June.
Noting construction is well under way on all eight segments, the Ruby Pipeline backers at El Paso Corp. said Wednesday several factors including winter weather will determine if the project, now two months behind schedule, can be completed as now planned in June.
Backers of a planned natural gas storage facility to serve Alaska’s gas-short Southcentral region plan to begin some work on the project in October or November, they told the Regulatory Commission of Alaska (RCA) in a filing.