The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) intends to strengthen the Migratory Bird Treaty Act to address threats from natural gas flares, uncovered oil waste pits and unprotected power lines and communication towers, the agency said Friday.
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Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has approved TransCanada Corp. unit NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) construction and operation of its C$307 million Horn River Project, which would help carry growing supplies of shale gas to market.
Cross Timbers Oil Co. killed two birds with one stone recentlyas it sold $63.5 million of non-core assets in various RockyMountain and Midwest areas, then used the proceeds from the sale tobuy Lehman Brothers Holding’s 50% in Spring Holdings Co. The restof the proceeds from the sale were used to pay down debt, thecompany said when it revealed both transactions yesterday. CrossTimbers now owns 100% of Spring Holding Co.