Pipeline companies operating in Texas will soon have to swear that they are common carriers and provide supporting documents in order to obtain the “common carrier” classification, which confers condemnation authority, according to a rule change at the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC).
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EQT Midstream Partners LP agreed to pay up to $650 million for Appalachian-focused Sunrise Partners LP and a new transportation agreement, the company said Monday.
Almost every week projects to build or expand natural gas pipelines and natural gas liquids (NGL) midstream infrastructure is unveiled, and most of the news has one thing in common: the Marcellus Shale, something that’s not likely to change anytime soon, according to industry executives.
The day-in and day-out reports from operators ready to build new natural gas pipelines and natural gas liquids (NGL) midstream infrastructure generally have had one thing in common over the past couple of years: most are for the Marcellus Shale. And that’s not going to change anytime soon, according to industry executives.
Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s co-founder and CEO Aubrey McClendon officially stepped out of the batter’s box Monday, but there’s no permanent replacement and no timetable on when a successor will be named, said acting CEO Steven Dixon. However, operations are running “smoothly,” despite some constraints in the Utica Shale.
Western Gas Partners LP is expanding its business in the Marcellus Shale after agreeing to pay $620 million-plus for stakes in two natural gas liquids (NGL) gathering systems in Pennsylvania that have combined throughput of more than 1.2 Bcf/d.
The Ohio Supreme Court ruled on Wednesday that the state Oil and Gas Commission does not have jurisdiction to hear an appeal of oil or gas well permits issued by the chief of the Division of Mineral Resources, a branch of the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR).
With the right regulations and a “common market” among Canada, Mexico and the United States, North America could become the 21st century version of the Middle East for hydrocarbons, a panel of experts from the three nations said last week at a Manhattan Institute forum.
With the right regulations and a “common market” among Canada, Mexico and the United States, North America could become the 21st century version of the Middle East for hydrocarbons, a panel of experts from the three nations said Monday at a Manhattan Institute forum.
Responding in part to the public outcry over hydraulic fracturing (fracking), ASTM International has created a subcommittee to develop consensus standards that would provide best practices for the fracking of oil and natural gas wells in shale formations.