With the July 16 deadline fast approaching for implementation of much of the sweeping Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform Act, the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) Tuesday agreed to postpone compliance with the new derivative law by at least six months to the end of the year.
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A federal judge in Louisiana last week granted a joint request of Ensco Offshore Inc. and the federal government for a temporary stay of the deadline for the Interior Department to act on offshore permit applications so that the two sides could continue settlement talks.
Attorneys for Ensco Offshore Inc. and the federal government are jointly pursuing an extension of the deadline for the Interior Department to act on offshore permit applications so that the two sides can continue ongoing settlement negotiations.
Ahead of a midnight deadline Friday to comment on the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) draft water quality amendments, those for and against the proposed changes attempted to make their voices heard by delivering thousands of responses to the commissioners.
With Friday’s deadline approaching to comment on the Delaware River Basin Commission’s (DRBC) draft water quality amendments, the industry-led Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) on Tuesday outlined its concerns and said the proposed rules exceed the multi-state commission’s legal authority and duplicate state jurisdiction.
Bills that would change West Virginia’s regulation of Marcellus Shale drilling — stripped of forced pooling language and proposing smaller increases to horizontal permitting fees than previously considered — were passed Thursday by House and Senate committees in the state’s legislature in Charleston.
Alabama Gov. Robert Riley waited until it was down to the wire on his deadline to approve a proposed deepwater liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal offshore Alabama in the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).
William Reilly, co-chair of the president’s oil spill commission, believes that the deepwater moratorium should end before the anticipated Nov. 30 expiration deadline, say energy analysts.
FERC Tuesday approved Equitrans LP’s request for a four-month extension of the deadline to complete and place in service its proposed Big Sandy Pipeline. The project is intended to ease transportation constraints in eastern Kentucky that have caused producers to shut in natural gas production in recent years.