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Enviro Groups Challenge First Post-Macondo Auction in Western GOM

Environmental groups have filed a complaint in federal court in Washington, DC, challenging a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) that clears the way for the first oil and natural gas lease sale since the Macondo well blowout to be held in the western Gulf of Mexico (GOM).

December 14, 2011

Pennsylvania Wastewater Rules Clear Senate Review

In a decision that effectively clears the way for the implementation of tougher wastewater regulations for natural gas drilling operations in Pennsylvania’s prolific Marcellus Shale area, the state’s Senate Environmental Resources and Energy Committee has indicated that it does not intend to take any formal action on the regulations, according to committee chairperson Mary Jo White (R-21st).

July 2, 2010

Correction

In last week’s story titled “Sweeping Financial Regulatory Reform Clears Senate” (see NGI, May 24), NGI incorrectly stated that both the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission carried out legal action against Amaranth Advisors LLC and its principal over the manipulation of gas futures prices in 2006. Both agencies have carried out legal action only against Amaranth Advisors LLC. NGI regrets the error.

May 31, 2010

Resolution Clears Constitutional Snag for Interior Nominee Salazar

The House Wednesday approved by voice vote a resolution that clears the way for Sen. Ken Salazar (D-CO) to become secretary of the Interior Department under an Obama administration.

January 8, 2009

Interior Takes Giant Step on Offshore Alternative Energy Program

The Interior Department’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) issued a record of decision Thursday that clears the way for it to proceed with an alternative energy and alternate use program for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

January 11, 2008

FERC Resolves Dispute Between Tennessee, Columbia Gulf Over Interconnect

FERC on Monday affirmed an administrative law judge (ALJ) ruling that clears the way for Tennessee Gas Pipeline to build an interconnect to the Columbia Gulf Transmission-operated portion of a transportation system along the coast of Louisiana that the two pipelines jointly maintain and operate.

July 28, 2005

Dynegy Clears Final Federal, State Hurdles for Sithe Acquisition

Dynegy Inc. last Monday said that FERC has approved the company’s previously announced plans to purchase from Exelon Corp. all of the outstanding capital stock of ExRes SHC Inc., the parent company of Sithe Energies Inc. and Sithe Independence LP.

January 24, 2005

FTC Clears Proposed Merger of Royal Dutch/Shell Holding Companies

U.S. antitrust regulators this week cleared Royal Dutch/Shell Group’s plan to merge its two holding companies, The Hague-based Royal Dutch Petroleum Co., which owns 60% of the company, and London-based Shell Transport & Trading Co Ltd., which owns 40%.

December 29, 2004

FERC Clears Remaining Portion of Cheyenne Plains Pipeline for Service

FERC on Thursday gave Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of El Paso Corp., the green light to begin service on the “remaining portion” of its 380-mile pipeline that transports natural gas from the prolific Rocky Mountain region to markets in the Midcontinent and Midwest.

December 27, 2004

FERC Clears ‘Remaining Portion’ of Cheyenne Plains Pipeline for Service

FERC on Thursday gave Cheyenne Plains Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of El Paso Corp., the green light to begin service on the “remaining portion” of its 380-mile pipeline that transports natural gas from the prolific Rocky Mountain region to markets in the Midcontinent and Midwest.

December 27, 2004
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