Environmental

Mariner East Again Contending with Drilling Fluid Spills in Pennsylvania

Mariner East Again Contending with Drilling Fluid Spills in Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has responded to several reports of fluid discharges at construction sites for the Mariner East pipeline system in Chester County, including a confirmed spill at a state park. The agency said Sunoco Pipeline LP reported an inadvertent return on Monday in Marsh Creek State Park in Upper Uwchlan…

August 13, 2020
Chesapeake Utilities Readies Next Phase of RNG Expansion with Bioenergy Devco

Chesapeake Utilities Readies Next Phase of RNG Expansion with Bioenergy Devco

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. (CPK), whose subsidiaries serve 240,000 customers on the Delmarva Peninsula, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, said Thursday it is collaborating with Bioenergy Devco (BDC) to expand renewable natural gas (RNG) options for its customers.

June 18, 2020
Calgary’s 7G Secures ‘Responsible’ Natural Gas Supply Deal with Energir

Calgary’s 7G Secures ‘Responsible’ Natural Gas Supply Deal with Energir

A natural gas version of marketing eco-labels has won a toehold in Canada by playing a role in a sale from Alberta to Quebec by Seven Generations Energy Ltd. (7G).

April 13, 2020
Calgary’s 7G Secures ‘Responsible’ Natural Gas Supply Deal with Energir

Calgary’s 7G Secures ‘Responsible’ Natural Gas Supply Deal with Energir

A natural gas version of marketing eco-labels has won a toehold in Canada by playing a role in a sale from Alberta to Quebec by Seven Generations Energy Ltd. (7G).

April 13, 2020

New Mexico’s Oil, Natural Gas Growth Squeezing Regulatory Oversight

New Mexico needs to boost staffing and pay competitive salaries to oil and gas regulators, along with working to improve drilling application approvals, according to a report card by the state’s Legislative Finance Committee (LFC).

January 2, 2020

PHMSA Proposes Rules for Shipping LNG by Rail

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued a notice of proposed rulemaking establishing a set of regulations for the shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG) by rail tanker cars.

October 21, 2019
Idaho Court Again Dismisses Federal Arguments in Sage Grouse Case

Idaho Court Again Dismisses Federal Arguments in Sage Grouse Case

An Interior Department request to toss or transfer a challenge to an Obama-era greater sage grouse habitat management plan that would reduce lands available to oil and natural gas drilling has been dismissed for a second time by an Idaho federal judge.

October 8, 2019

Trump Takes Credit for U.S. Energy, Environmental Progress

Recent energy industry and environmental landmarks have been reached thanks to the policies of his administration, President Trump said Monday in a speech in Washington, DC.

July 9, 2019
Enviros Fail in Lawsuit Questioning 2017 Nevada Lease Sales

Enviros Fail in Lawsuit Questioning 2017 Nevada Lease Sales

A federal district court judge in Nevada has ruled against two environmental groups that sued the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) over its handling of a pair of 2017 oil and gas lease sales.

January 22, 2019

BLM’s Utah Oil and Gas Lease Sale Nets $186,617

The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Utah reported Tuesday that it completed an oil and natural gas lease sale for 11 or 12 parcels offered, netting $186,617.

June 13, 2018