NatGas-Fired Power Developer Doing Engineering Work For 1,000 MW Facility in Pennsylvania

FirstEnergy Corp. announced Wednesday that it has entered an agreement to sell part of the property and assets at the site of its shuttered Hatfield’s Ferry Power Station in southwest Pennsylvania to a New Jersey-based developer that wants to build a large natural gas-fired power plant.

April 6, 2017

Newfield STACK Water Recycling Facility to Be Complete in Third Quarter

Newfield Exploration Co. has broken ground on a water recycling facility in its STACK play in the Anadarko Basin in Kingfisher County, OK. The Barton Water Recycle Facility is expected to process 30,000 barrels of water per day upon completion early in the third quarter.

March 31, 2017

Driftwood LNG Project Filed at FERC

Tellurian Inc.’s Driftwood LNG LLC and Driftwood Pipeline LLC have formally filed at FERC to construct and operate a 26 million tonne per annum (mtpa) liquefied natural gas (LNG) export facility near Lake Charles, LA, and a 96-mile pipeline connecting the facility to interstate pipelines.

March 31, 2017

Pennsylvania Township Approves Permit For Shell Cracker

After a series of contentious public hearings, Potter Township, PA, supervisors late Wednesday unanimously approved a conditional-use permit that allows Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC to proceed with construction of its multi-billion dollar ethane cracker.

January 19, 2017

Turkey’s New FSRU LNG Terminal Complements Existing Land-Based Terminals

Turkey saw the inauguration of its first floating storage regasification unit (FSRU) liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal last Friday.

December 27, 2016
Pennsylvania Township Delays Permit For Shell Cracker

Pennsylvania Township Delays Permit For Shell Cracker

Potter Township, PA, supervisors have requested more information and delayed approval of a conditional-use permit for Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC’s multi-billion-dollar ethane cracker in Beaver County.

December 15, 2016

North Dakota Industrial Commission Sets New Oil, Gas Rules On Gathering Lines

North Dakota’s Industrial Commission (IC) on Monday approved held-over rules from the state legislature’s Rules Committee, clarifying and/or updating bonding, natural gas gathering pipeline, oil and produced water lines and oil/gas facility berm requirements. They are slated to be effective Jan. 1.

November 7, 2016

PSE Gets Washington State Regulators OK For LNG Storage & Transportation Project

Puget Sound Energy (PSE) gained state regulatory approval Monday for its plans to develop a $275 million liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility to store utility customer supplies and marine fuel (see Daily GPI, Dec. 24, 2015).

November 1, 2016

Two New NatGas Processing Plants Move Forward in Pennsylvania

Two new natural gas processing facilities are advancing in Southwest Pennsylvania, with both expected to be operational by next year.

October 25, 2016

Briefs — Storage Leak Anniversary

Residents near the Southern California Gas Co. Aliso Canyon underground natural gas storage fieldon Sunday will mark the one-year anniversary of the four-month storage well leak that disrupted their lives this year, calling on the state to shut down the now-closed facility permanently. “Thousands of residents are still sick from the lingering effects of the toxic blowout, and Aliso has had four major leaks since the affected well was capped,” said a spokesperson for Food & Water Watchand the Save Porter Ranchresidents’ organization, both of which want the 86 Bcf, 3,600-acre facility shut down permanently. SoCalGas and state and federal energy officials have said the facility eventually can be safely operated again, and consider it an important source of electric and gas reliability in the region.

October 21, 2016