Talisman Slashes Capex 25% on Weak Natural Gas Prices

Talisman Energy Inc.’s North American production from ongoing operations experienced a healthy increase in 3Q2012, but weak natural gas prices have the company and its new CEO, Hal N. Kvisle, trimming capital expenses (capex) as part of a plan to run a more streamlined operation in 2013.

November 1, 2012

States: Best Practices Key to Any Fracking Plan

State regulators from eight states — Texas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Nebraska, Arkansas, Michigan, Colorado and Pennsylvania — told the U.S. Secretary of Energy Advisory Board Natural Gas Subcommittee (SEAB) that its recommendations on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) should address best practices.

June 6, 2011

Federal Energy Regulator: Northeast Offers Example of ‘Failure to Plan’

A “classic example” of the country’s “failure to plan is New England and, frankly, the whole Northeast. We just aren’t doing it right,” FERC Commissioner Nora Brownell said last Thursday in an appearance at the Platts Northeast Power Markets Forum in Arlington, VA.

April 3, 2006