Would-Be Dallas Driller to Take Fight to Council

Following a second vote by the City of Dallas Plan Commission to deny Trinity East Energy LLC permission for three drill sites within the city limits, Trinity East Energy LLC said it will seek to persuade a super-majority of the 15-member Dallas City Council to grant the permits.

March 25, 2013

New York Hydrofrack Review Possible by June, Says Incoming Regulator

New York should proceed cautiously as it considers how to regulate hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) in shale drilling operations, but the state shouldn’t wait for federal authorities to complete a lengthy review, the incoming Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) chief said Tuesday.

February 10, 2011

Environmental Group: BLM Inspections, Enforcement ‘Lagging’

Federal gas and oil inspection and enforcement programs still lag the pace of energy development, according to a report released by the Western Organization of Resource Councils (WORC).

May 26, 2009

NERC Encourages Higher Compliance Rate

Regional Reliability Councils and their members are about 90%compliant, but work still needs to be done to bring standards upand encourage non-members to join, according to the latest reportfrom the North American Electricity Reliability Council. NERC haspublished its findings for the second of four phases of its Year2000 Compliance Program, created to ensure adherence to NERC andregional standards.

December 27, 2000