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Former FERC Chairman Chatterjee Sees LNG Permit Pathways Improving, but DOE Pause Clouds Outlook

Former FERC Chairman Chatterjee Sees LNG Permit Pathways Improving, but DOE Pause Clouds Outlook

While regulatory uncertainty from the Department of Energy (DOE) hangs over U.S. LNG development, former FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee sees the pathway for permitting at the Commission improving. The liquefied natural gas industry’s focus has largely been pulled to the DOE since January, when the Biden administration ordered the agency to study the impact of…

May 8, 2024
FERC Instant Final Rule Offers ‘Landowner Protections’ From Tolling Orders

FERC Instant Final Rule Offers ‘Landowner Protections’ From Tolling Orders

FERC issued an “instant final rule” Tuesday that it said ensures construction of approved natural gas projects cannot proceed until the Commission acts on any requests for rehearings.

June 10, 2020
State AGs Call for FERC Moratorium on Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Projects

State AGs Call for FERC Moratorium on Fossil Fuel Infrastructure Projects

FERC should call a halt to approvals of natural gas pipelines, liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facilities “and related fossil-fuel infrastructure projects until the end of the Covid-19 crisis,” according to a group of attorneys general (AG) representing 10 states and the District of Columbia.

May 11, 2020

FERC, NERC Move to Ensure Grid Reliability During Coronavirus Emergency

FERC and the North American Electric Reliability Corporation (NERC) said Thursday they are taking steps to ensure that operators of the U.S. bulk electric system “can focus their resources on keeping people safe and the lights on” during the coronavirus emergency.

March 20, 2020
Jordan Cove LNG Finally Approved by FERC on Split Vote

Jordan Cove LNG Finally Approved by FERC on Split Vote

FERC on Thursday authorized the Jordan Cove liquefied natural gas (LNG) project after weeks of delay, leaving sponsors to untangle remaining state-level roadblocks in Oregon.

March 19, 2020

Commissioners Certify Four Natural Gas Pipeline Projects, Continue Emissions Debate

Four natural gas pipeline projects were approved by FERC Thursday, but Commissioners continued their struggle to find common ground on their role in determining each project’s potential effects on greenhouse gas emissions and climate change.

December 20, 2019

Senators Meet FERC Nominee James Danly; White House Mum on Fifth Nominee

James Danly, President Trump’s nominee to fill one of the two vacant seats at FERC, received a mostly warm welcome at a hearing of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee Tuesday, but lawmakers weren’t as happy with the White House’s inability to fill the agency’s fifth seat.

November 5, 2019
Chatterjee Wants Major Issues at FERC Addressed by Full Complement of Commissioners

Chatterjee Wants Major Issues at FERC Addressed by Full Complement of Commissioners

There are currently three commissioners at FERC, with a fourth recently nominated by President Trump, but Chairman Neil Chatterjee wants a full complement of five members on board to reach consensus on some major issues, including an ongoing review of the Commission’s pipeline approval process.

October 23, 2019
Major Issues Require Full Complement of FERC Commissioners, Says Chatterjee

Major Issues Require Full Complement of FERC Commissioners, Says Chatterjee

There are currently three commissioners at FERC, with a fourth recently nominated by President Trump, but Chairman Neil Chatterjee wants a full complement of five members on board to reach consensus on some major issues, including an ongoing review of the Commission’s pipeline approval process.

October 23, 2019

Reorganization, Not Elimination, for Energy Market Oversight, FERC Says

Back after a brief summer recess, Chairman Neil Chatterjee announced several structural changes at FERC’s monthly public meeting Thursday, designed to increase efficiency or streamline processes, but not, as had been reported in some quarters, to quash the Commission’s market oversight responsibilities.

September 20, 2019
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