Just as a report from Morgan Stanley (MS) was declaring natural gas vehicles (NGV) as the energy market “wild card,” U.S. NGV suppliers continued in late April to roll out more products.
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Marcellus Shale operators — and drilling opponents — waiting for the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to issue proposed natural gas development rules should get their wish Thursday morning, officials said.
Southern California Gas said Saturday morning it was declaring a systemwide high-linepack OFO on the Intraday 1 nominations cycle for that day. The tolerance for positive daily imbalances was set at 10%. The OFO was continued through Sunday before being allowed to expire Monday.
After belatedly declaring a customer-Specific Stage 2 high-inventory OFO for Tuesday on its California Gas Transmission system, Pacific Gas and Electric will expand the OFO to systemwide Wednesday. Penalties for exceeding a 5% tolerance on positive daily imbalances will be $1/Dth.
Northern Natural Gas said it is declaring a System Underrun Limitation for all market-area zones effective Saturday due to “significantly greater system-weighted temperatures compared to normal.” The pipeline’s bulletin board said the normal system temperature is 53 degrees at this time of year, but it projected averages of 60, 67, 66 and 63 for Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday, respectively.
Declaring federally designated energy corridors in 11 western states “coal friendly” and in direct opposition to nine states’ renewable portfolio standards (RPS), 14 environmental groups and San Miguel County, CO, last week filed a lawsuit challenging the Bush-era designations.
Declaring federally designated energy corridors in 11 western states “coal friendly” and in direct opposition to nine states’ renewable portfolio standards (RPS), 14 environmental groups and San Miguel County, CO, on Tuesday filed a lawsuit challenging the Bush-era designations.
The recent appellate court ruling declaring the existing five-year Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) leasing plan for 2007-2012 to be “legally defective” has called into question the Interior Department leases issued for oil and natural gas development in the Gulf of Mexico and Alaska under the plan, said Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last Wednesday.