Freeport LNG Development LP has asked FERC for a three-year extension to place a fourth train online at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal on Quintana Island in Texas, citing a weak global economy and the need for a new engineering contractor. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized the fourth liquefaction train in May…
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A developer is offering capacity in a new western region natural gas storage project at the same time projects in the Gulf Coast region — the traditional gas supply area — have struggled and storage capacity there has beenunderutilized.
New Mexico Gas Co. plans to seek a federal permit for an extension of its pipeline system to enable exports of natural gas to Mexico. It would be the state’s first such pipeline.
No construction promises and only a pledge to watch markets for signs of need were made when Canada’s frozen northern pipeline plan Thursday won a seven-year reprieve from dying due to weak natural gas and oil prices.
FERC on Thursday approved a Houston-based start-up company’s request for additional time to complete construction and place into service the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) peak-shaving storage facility in Florida.
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett defended the decision to enact an impact fee, rather than a severance tax, on oil and gas drilling, and he said there was nothing new to report on a proposed ethane cracker in the western part of the state.
Plains All American Pipeline LP is constructing a 95-mile extension of its Oklahoma crude oil pipeline to service increasing production from the Granite Wash, Hogshooter and Cleveland Sands producing areas in western Oklahoma and the Texas panhandle. The new Western Oklahoma pipeline will provide up to 75,000 b/d of takeaway capacity from Reydon, OK, in Roger Mills County to PAA’s Orion station in Major County, OK. At the Orion station, crude oil will flow on PAA’s existing pipeline system to the PAA terminal in Cushing, OK. The new Western Oklahoma pipeline is supported by long-term producer commitments and is expected to be in service by the end of the first quarter of 2014, the company said.
Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell urged New Yorkers — and, by extension, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — to embrace high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in their state, adding that they have “the chance to play a major part in [the] revolution” of U.S. energy independence.
With exploration and production (E&P) activity heating up along the eastern border of Montana as an extension of the North Dakota oil and natural gas boom, state lawmakers in the Big Sky state have proposed about a half-dozen new laws to deal with the impact on the local communities in the region.