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ICE’s NYSE Acquisition Clears European Commission Hurdle

IntercontinentalExchange (ICE) reported Monday that it is one step closer to completing its $8.2 billion acquisition of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) following “unconditional approval” from the European Commission. The deal is still subject to final approval from the Euronext College of Regulators, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and other national financial regulators.

June 25, 2013

CFTC Votes Out Final Swaps Reform Rules

U.S. financial markets “took a step closer…to enhanced transparency,” Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said Thursday after the Commission voted out final rules covering the vast swap transactions market.

May 20, 2013

CFTC Votes Out Final Swaps Reform Rules

U.S. financial markets “took a step closer today to enhanced transparency,” Commodity Futures Trading Commission Chairman Gary Gensler said Thursday after the Commission voted out final rules covering the vast swap transactions market.

May 17, 2013
North Dakota Oil/Gas Bills Hot and Cold

North Dakota Oil/Gas Bills Hot and Cold

Proposed energy bills in the North Dakota legislature continue to hold the spotlight as state lawmakers move closer to their scheduled May adjournment. At least one proposal that could have had a negative impact on oil/natural gas operators was defeated last Friday.

April 17, 2013

EIA Considering Monthly Marcellus Production Reports

The federal government wants to keep closer tabs on the “fast-growing” natural gas development in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania and Utica Shale in Ohio.

April 8, 2013

CNG Conversion Bill Advances in Utah

Utah lawmakers are moving closer to passing a law to promote conversions to alternative fueled vehicles, particularly compressed natural gas (CNG), as the state’s leading natural gas company, Questar Corp., expands the development of its CNG fueling business and the rest of the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector continues to spread its wings.

March 19, 2013

Baker Hughes: 2013 North American Rig Count to Decline 5%

Baker Hughes Inc.’s North American activity is predicted to be steady this year compared with 2012, but customers still remain cautious about what’s ahead, CEO Martin Craighead said Wednesday. Canadian projects also are posing “near-term risks,” he said.

January 24, 2013

Colorado Officials Set Near-Final Setback Rules

The Colorado Oil and Gas Conservation Commission (COGCC) ended three days of hearings in Denver Wednesday as it drew closer to finalizing new setback requirements for oil and natural gas wells, but it still fell short of finishing the unpopular and complex task.

January 11, 2013

Colorado Water District Fights to Serve Oil/Gas Operators

A public-sector water conservancy is appealing to the Colorado Supreme Court for the right to divert and store water for prospective clients, including shale oil and gas operators. A state water court earlier denied the proposal by Yellow Jacket Water Conservancy District.

November 12, 2012

Methanex Near Contract for U.S. Methanol Plant, CEO Says

Methanex Corp. is moving closer to inking a long-term supply contract for its previously announced plan to relocate a large production plant to Louisiana, CEO Bruce Aitken told financial analysts recently.

October 31, 2012
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