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API Attacks Proposal to Alter Tax Rules on Producers’ Foreign Revenue

U.S. producers would lose their competitive edge with foreign producers on many international energy development projects if the long-standing rules on taxing foreign income are revised, according to a new study commissioned by the American Petroleum Institute (API).

February 10, 2011

Maryland Official Calls for Marcellus Drilling Moratorium

Maryland, whose far western panhandle is within the Marcellus Shale, should place a moratorium on drilling permits until it “can put in place the regulations and enforcement capacity to ensure that we keep our water safe,” according to state Delegate Heather Mizeur (D-Montgomery County).

February 9, 2011

Pennsylvania Localities Wrestle With Drilling Regulations

The day before the Pittsburgh City Council’s recent vote to prohibit natural gas drilling there, commissioners in South Fayette Township, on Pittsburgh’s southwestern edge, voted to ban drilling in conservation areas and all residential zones, including suburban communities and rural farmland.

November 22, 2010

EIA’s Demand, Price Projections Continue to Decline

The outlook for natural gas demand and prices continues to edge down in 2009, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook issued last week.

February 16, 2009

EIA’s Demand, Price Projections Continue to Decline

The outlook for natural gas demand and prices continues to edge down in 2009, according to the Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) monthly Short-Term Energy Outlook.

February 11, 2009

AGL Breaks Ground for 12 Bcf of East Texas Storage

AGL Resources Inc. subsidiary Golden Triangle Storage Inc. broke ground last Wednesday for its 12 Bcf natural gas storage project on the Spindletop salt dome on the southern edge of Beaumont in Jefferson County, TX. Golden Triangle joins a panoply of other storage, intrastate and interstate pipeline projects to serve regional growth in unconventional gas production and regasified liquefied natural gas (LNG).

May 12, 2008

AGL Breaking Ground for 12 Bcf of East Texas Storage

AGL Resources Inc. subsidiary Golden Triangle Storage Inc. broke ground Wednesday for its 12 Bcf natural gas storage project on the Spindletop salt dome on the southern edge of Beaumont in Jefferson County, TX.

May 8, 2008

Hugoton Gas Field May be Viable to 2050

The massive Hugoton natural gas field that straddles the southwestern edge of Kansas and northern Oklahoma has been in decline for the past 10 years, but a study by the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the University of Kansas indicates that the gas still in place could be extended through 2050, provided the integrity of 40- to 70-year-old wells is maintained.

April 30, 2007

Hugoton Gas Field May be Viable to 2050

The massive Hugoton natural gas field that straddles the southwestern edge of Kansas and northern Oklahoma has been in decline for the past 10 years, but a study by the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS) at the University of Kansas indicates that the gas still in place could be extended through 2050, provided the integrity of 40- to 70-year-old wells is maintained.

April 30, 2007

Next Mexican President Will Lack Votes to Reform Energy Sector

Felipe Calderon, Mexico’s apparent president-elect, holds a resume that on paper would appear to give him an edge in boosting Mexico’s energy fortunes. Harvard-educated and well-connected, Calderon served as energy minister under outgoing President Vicente Fox for nine months (see NGI, June 7, 2004; Sept. 15, 2003). But if Calderon succeeds Fox into office this December, his impressive credentials are expected to matter very little in a country apparently more concerned about national pride than its stagnant energy resources.

July 17, 2006