The Department of Energy (DOE) released a revised version of its updated efficiency standards for residential gas furnaces late last week, quickly drawing a strong rebuke from industry lobbyists.
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CNG Exporter Files ‘Little Guys First’ DOE Application
Emera CNG LLC, a would-be exporter of compressed natural gas to the Caribbean, has applied at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for export authorization employing a “little guys to the front of the line” rationale.
DOE Bent Rules In Latest Export OK, LNG Advocate Says
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) latest authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries bends the agency’s own rules and sends a “troubling” message, an LNG export advocate told NGI.
Faced With Shale Boom, SRBC Vows Increased Monitoring, Communication
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) said it will focus on regulatory activities and water quality monitoring related to shale gas development within the basin, as the organization begins its latest two-year Water Resources Program for the fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
Sommers to Depart CFTC Next Week
Her resignation from the Commission does not come as a surprise as she informed President Obama in January that she planned to leave the CFTC before her term ended (see Daily GPI, Jan. 28). Asked where she intended to go after the CFTC, Sommers told NGI, “I don’t know. I have not started looking for my next opportunity yet.”
EDF ‘Co-opted’ by NatGas Industry, Grassroots Groups Say
The Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) has allowed itself “to be co-opted by industry interests on the issue of hydraulic fracturing [fracking] for shale gas,” and does not speak for local communities on the issue, representatives of 67 grassroots organizations said Wednesday.
Wellinghoff: FERC Won’t Appeal Hunter Ruling
FERC does not intend to appeal a recent court finding that the agency lacks jurisdiction over natural gas futures transactions, said Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff last week.
Wellinghoff: FERC Won’t Appeal Hunter Ruling to High Court
FERC does not intend to appeal a recent court finding that the agency lacks jurisdiction over natural gas futures transactions, said Commission Chairman Jon Wellinghoff.
EIA: Pennsylvania’s NatGas Production Rose 69% Despite Less Drilling
The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said natural gas production in Pennsylvania increased 69% in 2012, despite a reduction in drilling activity.
Utica Operators Would Face Many Changes Under Ohio Budget Bill
Operators of horizontal oil and natural gas wells in Ohio face a bevy of regulatory changes — including quarterly production reports, a $25,000 per well impact fee, and new testing and disposal requirements for drilling waste — under Gov. John Kasich’s biennial budget proposal.