Challenges

Environmental Challenge to FERC Review of Trans-Pecos Pipeline Falls Short

Environmental Challenge to FERC Review of Trans-Pecos Pipeline Falls Short

A federal appeals court panel recently rejected an environmental group’s objection to FERC’s approval last year of facilities to carry natural gas from West Texas to Mexico, saying the regulatory agency had fulfilled its obligation to review the project’s impacts.

July 25, 2018

Pennsylvania Board Upholds Well Permits, Says Enviro Rights Not Violated

The Pennsylvania Environmental Hearing Board (EHB) has denied the appeal of two environmental groups that have for years been challenging permits for six unconventional natural gas wells operated by Rex Energy Corp. near a school in Butler County.

May 21, 2018

SoCal Faces Winter Supply Uncertainty With Pipeline Outages, As Prices Spike

With three natural gas transmission pipelines down and Aliso Canyon underground gas storage operations limited, an updated assessment of winter energy supplies issued Tuesday indicated the Southern California region faces greater uncertainty than a year ago, with gas curtailments to large industrial users more likely.

November 29, 2017

People — Range Resources CFO

Range Resources Corp.has announced that CFO Roger S. Manny plans to retire in May after 14 years working on the company’s senior management team. The company has appointed Mark S. Scucchi, currently vice president of finance, to serve as his replacement. Scucchi joined Range in 2008 to work in corporate finance, treasury and planning. He previously worked in commercial and investment banking services at JPMorgan Securities Inc.

November 10, 2017
Another Zoning Lawsuit Challenging Drilling Moves Forward in Pennsylvania

Another Zoning Lawsuit Challenging Drilling Moves Forward in Pennsylvania

A Pennsylvania judge has ruled that an environmental organization’s lawsuit to stop Range Resources Corp. from drilling at a site in Washington County can go forward, putting the company’s plans there on hold.

August 24, 2016

Shell Juggling Short-Term Investor Expectations, Long-Term Projects

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s investors may pay the most attention to quarterly results, but even disappointments can’t distract management from long-term projects to enrich the natural gas and oil portfolio, according to CFO Simon Henry.

December 9, 2015

Court Rejects Doctor’s Challenge to Pennsylvania Fracking Chemical Disclosure Law

A physician from northeast Pennsylvania who filed a federal lawsuit in 2012 challenging a state law that requires medical professionals to sign a confidentiality agreement to gain access to additives used in horizontal hydraulic fracturing has lost on appeal.

March 19, 2015

Northeast Natural Gas Pipe Projects Under Fire, But It’s Never Been Easy

Natural gas from the still-blooming Marcellus Shale is but a pipeline ride away from the neediest demand center in the country: the Northeast. But between Marcellus and market are numerous municipal officials, landowners and environmentalists who are skeptical of — if not downright hostile to — pipeline development. Why?

January 23, 2015

Klaber Looks to Cast Wide Net With New Consulting Firm

It didn’t take long for Kathryn Klaber to seize the benefits of her four-year role as CEO of the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC), announcing just months after resigning the position that she would launch a consulting firm aimed at enhancing the business performance of energy companies and others with a stake in shale gas development.

January 24, 2014
North Dakota Oil Production Could Hit 1.6M b/d by 2017

North Dakota Oil Production Could Hit 1.6M b/d by 2017

North Dakota’s robust oil production is racing toward the 900,000 b/d level and could hit 1.6 million b/d by 2017, but with that growth the state will face stiffer challenges in terms of the growth of infrastructure.

October 1, 2013
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