Amidst a flood of filings on the final scheduled day of public comment for the Department of Energy’s (DOE) notice of proposed rulemaking (NOPR) to implement reforms on the reliability and resiliency of the electricity grid, FERC’s web-based system experienced technical difficulties Monday, prompting a 24-hour extension by the Commission.
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Lawyers for Rio Grande LNG LLC and affiliates (RG) adopted an “enough is enough” posture in a Wednesday FERC filing on behalf of their client, asking the Commission to reject dozens of motions to intervene that were filed by “…entities that show absolutely no regard for the Commission’s rules…”
Wyoming on Monday asked the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to deny challenges from environmental groups to its federally approved plan for controlling nitrogen oxides (NOx), or haze.
Houston-based Occidental Petroleum Corp.’s (Oxy) board of directors on Thursday approved the spin-off of the company’s substantial California oil and natural gas business into an independent, separately traded unit, California Resources Corp. (CRC).
Undaunted by a series of public rebukes, Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) late Thursday filed with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC), seeking to limit where the monies go from the upcoming penalties the utility will be ordered to pay for the 2010 natural gas transmission pipeline rupture in San Bruno, CA.
In a filing earlier this month, the California Independent System Operator (CAISO) asked FERC to deny a request by independent power generators for relief from spiked winter gas prices that they had requested two days before (see Daily GPI, March 7).
Cheniere Energy Inc. unit Sabine Pass Liquefaction (SPL) has filed with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for authorization to export up to 314 Bcf of liquefied natural gas (LNG) per year for a term of 20 years from the Sabine Pass Liquefaction Project in Louisiana to countries that have free trade agreements (FTA) with the United States and to non-FTA countries.
Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. raised second quarter oil production guidance to 10,800-11,200 b/d from 9,600-10,000 b/d, increased its 2013 crude oil production growth target to 40% from 28% and raised its total 2013 production growth target to 10% from 6%, based largely on results in the Eagle Ford Shale.
FERC has approved CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission LLC’s (CEGT) request to participate in the agency’s pre-filing process for a proposed pipeline system expansion in central Arkansas.
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has made an unusual filing at FERC, calling on the Commission to review and approve or reject the proposed Constitution Pipeline because there already are a number of competing pipeline projects to carry Marcellus Shale gas to New York.