Concerns

FERC Extends Public Comment Deadline For Northeast Energy Direct

FERC has extended the scoping period for Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Northeast Energy Direct Project (NED) over staff concerns that the Commission would not have enough time to address public comments in its draft environmental impact statement.

September 1, 2015

Environmentalists Ask Obama for LNG Export ‘Timeout’

The Obama administration should “take a timeout” on natural gas exports until economic, environmental and trade concerns “are thoroughly analyzed and carefully addressed,” said a coalition of environmental groups.

March 14, 2013
Colorado County Extends Drilling Permit Moratorium

Colorado County Extends Drilling Permit Moratorium

Saying they needed more time to implement new oil and natural gas drilling regulations, elected officials in Boulder County, CO, have extended for four months a drilling permit moratorium to June 10.

January 30, 2013

Opponents Blast Nebraska Keystone Report

A Canadian study published last week that raised public health concerns about oilsands solidified some opponents of TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline, which would carry oilsands production from Alberta. Opponents blasted a separate report by Nebraska’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to reroute the pipeline through the state.

January 14, 2013

Enviro, Land Groups Blast Nebraska Keystone Pipe Report

As a study emerged Monday in Canada raising public health concerns about oilsands, groups long opposed to TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline blasted a report released Friday evaluating a rerouting of the oilsands-linked pipeline in Nebraska by the state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

January 9, 2013

Keystone XL Pipeline Rerouting in Nebraska Still Finds Detractors

As a study emerged Monday in Canada raising public health concerns about oilsands, groups long opposed to TransCanada Corp.’s Keystone XL oil pipeline blasted a report released Friday evaluating a rerouting of the oilsands-linked pipeline in Nebraska by the state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).

January 9, 2013

Colorado Producers Enlist Business Groups to Fight New Setbacks

Colorado producers on Friday raised the ante in their concerns about a state agency’s efforts to establish new rules on setbacks for oil and natural gas drilling operators, gaining support from local business groups for a fact sheet citing the economic benefits that resource production brings to the state.

December 26, 2012

Colorado Producers Enlist Business Groups to Fight New Setbacks

Colorado producers on Friday raised the ante in their concerns about a state agency’s efforts to establish new rules on setbacks for oil and natural gas drilling operators, gaining support from local business groups for a fact sheet citing the economic benefits that resource production brings to the state.

December 24, 2012

Judge: Ohio Landowners Can Accept Better Leases Under Certain Terms

An Ohio judge has ruled that landowners who signed oil and natural gas leases with Chesapeake Exploration LLC have the right to accept better offers from competitors, as long as the original lease is in the primary term, drilling hasn’t started and Chesapeake fails to match the offer.

December 17, 2012

Alaska Wants NatGas Price Caps in Hilcorp-Marathon Deal

The state of Alaska is seeking pricing protections for natural gas consumers in the Southcentral region through a consent decree filed to “resolve competitive concerns” with Hilcorp Alaska LLC’s acquisition of Cook Inlet assets from Marathon Oil Co.

November 12, 2012
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