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Senators Fear FERC ‘Moving the Regulatory Goalposts’ for Pending Natural Gas Projects

Senators Fear FERC ‘Moving the Regulatory Goalposts’ for Pending Natural Gas Projects

Any updates to FERC’s more than 20-year-old policy statement on natural gas pipeline reviews should not apply to projects that have already submitted applications to the agency, according to a bipartisan group of U.S. Senators. In a letter to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Thursday, the lawmakers called on the agency “to take action without…

May 2, 2021
FERC Pondering Tighter Financial Incentives for Building Out Electric Transmission Infrastructure

FERC Pondering Tighter Financial Incentives for Building Out Electric Transmission Infrastructure

Federal regulators on Thursday suggested tightening up an electric transmission incentives policy designed to stimulate infrastructure development for the nation’s evolving grid. In its regular meeting, FERC approved by a vote of 3-2 a revision to the plan issued in March 2020 (No. RM20-10). In the supplemental Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR), the Commission suggested…

April 16, 2021
Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass LNG Feed Gas Pipeline Cleared for Service

Venture Global’s Calcasieu Pass LNG Feed Gas Pipeline Cleared for Service

FERC has authorized U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) developer Venture Global LNG Inc. to place into service a pipeline to deliver feed gas to the company’s Calcasieu Pass export facility, currently under construction in Louisiana. In a letter filed Wednesday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission cleared Venture Global’s TransCameron pipeline to enter service based on…

April 7, 2021
FERC’s Proposed Natural Gas Price Index Changes Draw Mixed Reaction

FERC’s Proposed Natural Gas Price Index Changes Draw Mixed Reaction

Market participants are largely in favor of proposed federal modifications to the natural gas price indices policy to enhance price transparency and encourage transaction reporting to developers such as Natural Gas Intelligence (NGI). However, some respondents to FERC’s call for comments said the amendment to codify the “safe harbor” provision could go further (No. PL20-3-000).…

April 1, 2021
Policy Shift at FERC on GHG Emissions Could Have ‘Profound Consequences’ for Natural Gas

Policy Shift at FERC on GHG Emissions Could Have ‘Profound Consequences’ for Natural Gas

FERC has for the first time incorporated a review of climate change impacts in a natural gas certificate decision, sparking a contentious debate among the commissioners over the major policy implications for future infrastructure projects under its purview. In a decision handed down during the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s open meeting last week, the agency…

March 24, 2021
FERC Adopts GHG Review in Natural Gas Order; Danly Warns of ‘Profound Consequences’ for Industry

FERC Adopts GHG Review in Natural Gas Order; Danly Warns of ‘Profound Consequences’ for Industry

FERC has for the first time incorporated a review of climate change impacts in a natural gas certificate decision, sparking a contentious debate among the commissioners over the major policy implications for future infrastructure projects under its purview. In a decision handed down during the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s open meeting last week, the agency…

March 23, 2021
New Fortress Energy Unveils Plans for FLNG, Southeast Asia Projects

New Fortress Energy Unveils Plans for FLNG, Southeast Asia Projects

New York City-based New Fortress Energy LLC (NFE) continues to pursue rapid growth in underserved natural gas markets across the world, announcing plans to enter the offshore liquefaction space and build an import terminal in Southeast Asia.  The company, which is focused on delivering liquefied natural gas (LNG) to markets that lack access to the…

March 19, 2021
Energy Transfer Fined $20M-Plus by FERC Following Review of Rover-Related Home Demolition

Energy Transfer Fined $20M-Plus by FERC Following Review of Rover-Related Home Demolition

FERC has proposed that Energy Transfer Partners LP pay $20.2 million for allegedly misleading the Commission about its purchase and subsequent demolition of a historic property in Ohio that stood to slow the regulatory review of the Rover Pipeline. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in an order handed down during its monthly meeting Thursday gave…

March 19, 2021
Environmental Justice the Focus of New FERC Position as Chairman Singles Out NatGas Projects

Environmental Justice the Focus of New FERC Position as Chairman Singles Out NatGas Projects

In a move likely to have implications for natural gas infrastructure projects moving forward, FERC is creating a senior position focused on environmental justice and equity issues. Chairman Richard Glick, a Democrat who was handed the gavel by the Biden administration last month, announced the new agency role late last week. While promising more details…

February 18, 2021
U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear PennEast Case Versus New Jersey in Big Win for Natural Gas Project

U.S. Supreme Court Agrees to Hear PennEast Case Versus New Jersey in Big Win for Natural Gas Project

The U.S. Supreme Court has agreed to hear PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC’s case against New Jersey, which has stopped the natural gas project from condemning state-owned land.  The high court on Wednesday granted PennEast’s petition in a win for the project, which has been under development for more than five years. The pipeline is one…

February 3, 2021
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