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Process Gas Consumers Gain Ground in Pipeline Rate Cases

Natural gas pipelines serving traditional long-line routes to market have begun filing for new rate hikes of up to 500% in an attempt to make up for the load lost to locally delivered shale gas, Dena Wiggins, counsel to the Process Gas Consumers Group (PGC), told a membership meeting Thursday.

May 18, 2011

Kitimat LNG Partners Seek Asian Market Exemption

In a filing with Canada’s National Energy Board, Apache Canada Ltd. seeks exemption from typical disclosures on behalf of customers.

May 2, 2011

Palomar Withdraws FERC Application; Project Still Possible

On the heels of the NorthernStar Natural Gas bankruptcy filing and abandonment of its FERC-permitted Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in northwest Oregon, the Palomar Gas Transmission LLC pipeline, which had a potential connection with Bradwood, has filed a notice with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to withdraw its application to build the pipeline to serve the Pacific Northwest.

March 28, 2011

Palomar Withdraws FERC Application, But Does Not Give Up on Project

On the heels of the NorthernStar Natural Gas bankruptcy filing and abandonment of its FERC-permitted Bradwood Landing liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in northwest Oregon, the Palomar Gas Transmission LLC pipeline, which had a potential connection with Bradwood, has filed a notice with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to withdraw its application to build the pipeline to serve the Pacific Northwest.

March 25, 2011

Mexican Judge Rules for Sempra LNG

In response to a filing by the energy company, a Mexican federal judge last Friday granted San Diego-based Sempra Energy’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) facility in North Baja California a second protective order against local government officials and adjacent private landowners who have tried to shut down the Energia Costa Azul LNG terminal in past months (see NGI, Feb. 18).

March 17, 2011

FERC, CFTC Investigating BP Trading at Houston Ship Channel

BP plc disclosed in a quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) last week that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are investigating “several BP entities regarding trading in the next-day natural gas market at the Houston Ship Channel during October and November 2008.”

February 7, 2011

FERC, CFTC Investigating BP Trading at Houston Ship Channel

BP plc disclosed in a quarterly filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are investigating “several BP entities regarding trading in the next-day natural gas market at the Houston Ship Channel during October and November 2008.”

February 2, 2011

Spectra to File for Major New Jersey-New York Expansion

Spectra Energy is only days away from filing an application at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to build a major pipeline expansion to serve the New Jersey and New York natural gas markets.

December 15, 2010

ICE Trust Applies to Clear Derivatives Trades Under New Rules

ICE Trust U.S. LLC has filed in advance with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to register as a derivatives clearing organization (DCO), saying it was filing early “to promote the public interest in expediting the clearing of OTC derivatives through Commission-regulated DCOs.”

November 22, 2010

ICE Trust Applies Early to Clear Derivatives Trades

ICE Trust U.S. LLC has filed in advance with the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to register as a derivatives clearing organization (DCO), saying it was filing early “to promote the public interest in expediting the clearing of OTC derivatives through Commission-regulated DCOs.”

November 22, 2010