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Feds: National Frack Study Being Conducted Near Lawsuit Site

Federal officials have confirmed that two agencies studying the effects of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) are conducting their work in Washington County, PA, near a Marcellus Shale drilling and impoundment site that is the target of a lawsuit.

June 18, 2012

PA Bill Would Require Real-Time Well, Pipeline Monitoring

A Pennsylvania lawmaker is proposing legislation that would require real-time monitoring of all natural gas wells and pipelines in the state.

April 11, 2012

Posturing Continues Regarding Federal Frack Rules

Although it is not likely to subside in the months ahead, concern among state officials regarding proposed federal rules on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) is creating a lot of posturing from both political and legal standpoints. North Dakota is in the middle of the messy states’ rights public debate.

December 5, 2011

Light Weather Load Pushes Market a Bit Lower

The reality of seasonal autumn weather — with both heating and cooling load on the low side — began to exact a more bearish influence on the market Thursday, with most points falling by 2-3 cents to about 15 cents. Most numbers were close to flat, with other points ranging from unchanged to nearly a dime higher.

October 15, 2010

Nevada PUC Lowers Charge on Utilities to All-Time Low

The cost of being regulated by the Nevada Public Utilities Commission (PUC) went down Wednesday — by a fraction of a penny (1/200th of a cent to be exact). The three-member PUC voted unanimously to lower its assessment against all of the private-sector utilities it regulates to 1.90 mills from 1.95 mills.

June 12, 2009

Bentek: 5% U.S. Production Decline Jan. 10-17

While it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact cause — wellhead freeze-offs or insufficient data — U.S. natural gas production has dropped dramatically, to post-Katrina levels, at a time when cold weather across the country has driven demand to a peak 40% above the average, Denver-based consulting firm Bentek Energy reported Friday.

January 29, 2007

Bentek: 5% U.S. Production Decline Jan. 10-17

While it’s difficult to pinpoint the exact cause — wellhead freeze-offs or insufficient data — U.S. natural gas production has dropped dramatically, to post-Katrina levels, at a time when cold weather across the country has driven demand to a peak 40% above the average, Denver-based consulting firm Bentek Energy reported Friday. The company — one of only a few firms that is collecting gas pipeline flow data nationwide — said data show a 5.3% decline in domestic production occurred over a one-week period between Jan. 10 and Jan. 17.

January 29, 2007

Gulf Producers Eye Frances as Shell Shuts In Some Production

Unclear on the exact path of Hurricane Frances late Friday, some major Gulf of Mexico (GOM) producers began removing personnel and shutting in eastern Gulf production as a precaution.

September 7, 2004

Gulf Producers Eye Frances as Shell Shuts In Some Production

Unclear on the exact path of Hurricane Frances late Friday, some major Gulf of Mexico (GOM) producers began removing personnel and shutting in eastern Gulf production as a precaution.

September 6, 2004

Hurricane Alberto Has Bulls Seeing Double

In almost an exact blueprint of Friday’s topsy-turvy session,natural gas futures spiked then retraced yesterday as tradersdigested the latest weather news. After gapping higher at the openand putting in a fresh one-month high at $4.43, the Septembercontract succumbed to profit-taking which ushered the prompt monthlower at the close. September finished at $4.348, up 5.2 cents forthe session, but just a fraction of a cent above its low on theday.

August 8, 2000