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Hess Proxy Fight Gets Ugly

Hess Corp. CEO John Hess is claiming that shareholder Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp. may pay board nominees to liquidate the company.

April 1, 2013

Hess Proxy Fight Gets Ugly

Hess Corp. CEO John Hess is claiming that shareholder Paul Singer’s Elliott Management Corp. may pay board nominees to liquidate the company.

March 27, 2013

Devon Claims EPA Misused Natural Gas Emissions Data

Devon Energy Corp. is pulling out of a voluntary natural gas well emissions data gathering program run by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) claiming the data has been “irresponsibly and inaccurately used to justify costly regulations” for unconventional drilling.

March 18, 2013

California Regulators Sued Over Fracking Risks

Environmental groups on Tuesday filed a lawsuit in California claiming that state regulators had failed to “consider or evaluate” the risks of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) as required by the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA).

October 18, 2012

Arkansas Landowners Sue Companies Over Injection Wells

A group of landowners in three Arkansas counties are asking a federal court to allow a class action lawsuit against three oil and natural gas companies, claiming they are illegally operating six wastewater injection wells in the Fayetteville Shale.

October 9, 2012
Enbridge: The Stealth Canadian Oil Pipeline to Gulf

Enbridge: The Stealth Canadian Oil Pipeline to Gulf

While TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline has become controversial in general interest news media and politics, Enbridge Inc.’s. under-the-radar oil pipeline cutting through the nation’s midsection from Illinois to Houston-Port Arthur, TX, has the opposite image. The contrast drew general news media interest over the weekend.

August 21, 2012

Court Remands Colorado Drilling Plan to BLM

In a decision in which both sides are claiming victories of sorts, a federal district judge in Denver on June 22 ordered the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to review and revise its drilling plan for the Roan Plateau in western Colorado where one operator has plans to drill thousands of natural gas wells.

July 2, 2012

Court Remands Colorado Drilling Plan to BLM

In a decision in which both sides are claiming victories of sorts, a federal district judge in Denver on Friday ordered the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to review and revise its drilling plan for the Roan Plateau in western Colorado where one operator has plans to drill thousands of natural gas wells.

June 26, 2012

Driller Sues Federal Government Over 2010 GOM Moratorium

ATP Oil & Gas Corp. has filed a lawsuit claiming that it lost more than $68 million when the federal government “improperly and illegally” suspended offshore drilling in the wake of the April 2010 Macondo well blowout and oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) and “unlawfully delayed” permits to the company even after the moratorium was lifted.

June 18, 2012

INGAA Urges FERC to Revise Reservation Charge Policy

A major interstate natural gas pipeline group has called on FERC to “reconsider and revise” its approach to reservation charge crediting, claiming that it is not right to require pipelines to credit reservation charges for outages that occur during systemic upgrades to comply with the new pipe safety act and environmental laws.

April 13, 2012
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