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Chesapeake Markets DJ Basin Properties

A package of five conventional and unconventional properties in the northern Denver-Julesburg (DJ) Basin of Wyoming and Colorado is up for sale by Chesapeake Energy Corp. Gross acreage is estimated at more than 684,000 acres; net acreage totals about 504,000 acres, according to Meager Energy Advisors, the listing agent.

May 25, 2012

Mixed Reaction to New Jersey Governor’s Fracking Decisions

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday issued a conditional veto of legislation that would have permanently prohibited wells in the state from being hydraulically fractured (fracked). However, the Republican governor issued a one-year moratorium on the well stimulation technique and recommended that state lawmakers take up the bill again and revise it.

August 29, 2011

New Jersey’s Christie Vetoes Fracking Legislation

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Thursday issued a conditional veto of legislation that would have permanently prohibited wells in the state from being hydraulically fractured (fracked). However, the Republican governor issued a one-year moratorium on the well stimulation technique and recommended that state lawmakers take up the bill again and revise it.

August 26, 2011

New Jersey Gets Tougher With DRBC on Fracking Rules

New Jersey officials have told the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) that the state might withhold its dues to the organization if it doesn’t enact rules governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the Delaware River Basin by its next meeting in September.

July 19, 2011

Amended Frack Ban in New Jersey a Possibility

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could issue a conditional veto over a bill banning hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by sending the measure back to the legislature and asking for changes.

July 11, 2011

New Jersey Frack Ban Could Go Back to Legislature

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie could issue a conditional veto over a bill banning hydraulic fracturing (fracking) by sending the measure back to the legislature and asking for changes.

July 6, 2011

New Jersey Governor Calls for End to Coal-Fired Generation

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie on Tuesday unveiled the state’s draft 2011 energy master plan (EMP), which among other things calls for coal-fired generation to be phased out in favor of natural gas.

June 8, 2011

Washington State Easing Out Coal for Gas

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a bill into law (SB 5769) April 29 that establishes the phased closing of the state’s major coal-fired electric generation plant and the development of a smaller, cleaner natural gas-fired plant in the interim. Executives from power plant operator TransAlta Corp. and the environmental and labor sectors joined Gregoire at the signing ceremony.

May 9, 2011

Washington State Law Eases Coal Plant Closing

Washington Gov. Chris Gregoire signed a bill into law (SB 5769) last Friday that establishes the phased closing of the state’s major coal-fired electric generation plant and the development of a smaller, cleaner natural gas-fired plant in the interim. Executives from power plant operator TransAlta Corp. and the environmental and labor sectors joined Gregoire at the signing ceremony.

May 3, 2011

New Jersey Governor Nixes Liberty’s Offshore LNG Plans

Citing his authority under the federal Deepwater Port Act, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie last Tuesday vetoed a proposal by Liberty Natural Gas LLC to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal 16.2 miles off the New Jersey coastline.

February 14, 2011
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