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Industry Applauds Obama Order on Unconventional Gas Development

Singling out natural gas as an economic engine for the nation, President Obama Friday signed an executive order establishing a high-level, interagency task force to support and oversee the development of unconventional natural gas resources and associated infrastructure.

April 16, 2012

Obama Puts Federal Government Squarely Behind Natgas Development

Singling out natural gas as an economic engine for the nation, President Obama Friday signed an executive order establishing a high-level, interagency task force to support and oversee the development of unconventional natural gas resources and associated infrastructure.

April 16, 2012

Obama Puts the Federal Government Squarely Behind Natgas Development

Singling out natural gas as an economic engine for the nation, President Obama Friday signed an executive order establishing a high-level, interagency task force to support and oversee the development of unconventional natural gas resources and associated infrastructure.

April 16, 2012

Cummins Sees Market Potential for NatGas-Powered Trucks

World-scale engine builder Cummins Inc. sees potential for growth in the market for natural gas engines for trucks.

February 9, 2012

Utica Shale Revives Youngstown, OH’s Flagship Steel Plant

Youngstown, OH, long a Rust Belt poster child, now is watching the phoenix-like revival of its flagship steel plant, Youngstown Iron Sheet & Tube, thanks to the Utica and Marcellus shales. The 100-year old plant, once one of largest in the world before it foundered in the 1970s collapse of the nation’s steel industry, will be making steel pipe to serve the state’s burgeoning shale gas and oil development.

January 12, 2012

Transportation Notes

Citing unplanned engine maintenance at Buttermilk Compressor Station in its Southwest Gathering Area, ANR said based on high line pressures and current operating conditions it was required to reduce receipt nominations at its CenterPoint interconnect in the area to zero Tuesday through Dec. 10.

November 30, 2011

Gas Is The Energy Story; Fracking Plays Protagonist

In what’s become a larger-than-life drama, natural gas is the energy growth engine for the next 20 years, and hydraulic fracturing in North America is the driver, according to ExxonMobil’s Paul Greenwood, vice president for Americas gas marketing, in keynote remarks at a gas industry meeting in Los Angeles Tuesday.

October 13, 2011

Transportation Notes

ANR reported beginning engine repairs at St. John Compressor Station along its Michigan Leg South, reducing total St. John west-to-east capacity by 100 MMcf/d (leaving 1,195 MMcf/d available) through Friday. Based on current nominations, the reduction may result in curtailment of IT and Firm Secondary nominations, ANR said.

September 2, 2011

Transportation Notes

ANR said it began unplanned engine repairs Monday at Bridgman Compressor Station along its Michigan Leg South, which reduced total St. John W-E (west to east) capacity by 265 MMcf/d (leaving 1,030 MMcf/d available) until further notice. Based on current nominations, ANR anticipates that the reduction may result in the curtailment of IT and Firm Secondary nominations.

April 13, 2011

Transportation Notes

MRT said late Tuesday afternoon it was immediately lifting a System Protection Warning associated with an engine failure that began July 28 at its Unionville storage facility and was limiting injection capability. In a recent update on Unionville (see Daily GPI, Aug. 10), MRT had expected the restriction to last through Thursday of last week.

August 19, 2010