Campaign

Economist Backs Arkansas Severance Tax Hike

Former natural gas industry executive Sheffield Nelson has enlisted the aid of economist Charles Venus in his campaign to raise the severance tax that Arkansas levies on natural gas production. Raising the tax to 7% would mean an additional $155 million per year for state coffers, the equivalent of less than a day and a half of profits for ExxonMobil, Venus said recently.

June 19, 2012

SEAB Not Pleased With Shale Progress

Everyone involved in shale gas development needs to do a better job, the Secretary of Energy Advisory Board (SEAB) subcommittee on shale gas production said in its final report.

November 11, 2011

Canadian Ire Raised by TransCanada U.S. Gas Import Plan

A landowner uprising is buying time for Canadian natural gas suppliers to mount a resistance campaign against a plan to import rival production from the United States.

October 10, 2011

Canadian Ire Raised by TransCanada U.S. Gas Import Plan

A landowner uprising is buying time for Canadian natural gas suppliers to mount a resistance campaign against a plan to import rival production from the United States.

October 10, 2011

Williams Embarks on Aggressive Gas Strategy

Tulsa-based Williams has launched a bold campaign to become a leader in building out North America’s natural gas infrastructure, CEO Alan Armstrong said last week.

September 26, 2011

Williams Embarks on Aggressive Gas Strategy

Tulsa-based Williams has launched a bold campaign to become a leader in building out North America’s natural gas infrastructure, CEO Alan Armstrong said Tuesday.

September 22, 2011

Petition Targets E&P Chemicals Manufacturers

A large coalition of public health and environmental groups has launched a campaign to regulate chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and other exploration and production (E&P) processes at the source, petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require disclosure from chemical manufacturers and processors.

August 8, 2011

Petition Seeks E&P Chemicals Testing, Disclosure from Manufacturers

A large coalition of public health and environmental groups has launched a campaign to regulate chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and other exploration and production (E&P) processes at the source, petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require disclosure from chemical manufacturers and processors.

August 8, 2011

Petition Targets Fracking Chemicals Manufacturers

A large coalition of public health and environmental groups has launched a campaign to regulate chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and other exploration and production (E&P) processes at the source, petitioning the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to require disclosure from chemical manufacturers and processors.

August 8, 2011

AEP Idles West Virginia CO2 Capture and Storage Project

Taking a step backward in the campaign to clean up coal’s image, American Electric Power (AEP) said Thursday it is terminating its agreement with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and placing its plans to advance carbon dioxide (CO2) capture and storage (CCS) technology to a commercial coal-fueled power plant on hold, citing the uncertain status of U.S. climate policy and the continued weak economy.

July 15, 2011