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DOE OKs Two More LNG Export Applications

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted two more authorizations to export domestically sourced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to countries that are parties to a free trade agreement (FTA) with the United States.

October 24, 2012

Waller LNG Files for FTA Exports from Louisiana Project

Waller LNG Services LLC has applied to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for authorization to export liquefied U.S. gas to free trade agreement (FTA) countries from its Waller Point LNG terminal, now under development at the entrance of the Calcasieu Ship Channel in Cameron Parish, LA.

October 18, 2012

Policy Analyst Assails Higher Oil, Gas Severance Taxes in Ohio

A policy analyst for a conservative think tank in Ohio blasted Gov. John Kasich’s plans to levy new severance taxes for natural gas, accused the Obama administration of waging a “war on coal” that hurts the state and urged legislators to repeal renewable energy requirements.

October 4, 2012

DOE to OK Gas Exports by Early 2013, Sempra CEO Says

Political and regulatory indicators point to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) giving the green light to pending applications to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement (FTA) nations by no later than early next year, according to Sempra Energy CEO Debra Reed.

August 8, 2012

Wyoming Unveiling ‘Confidential’ Well Information

A wealth of previously unavailable information about oil and natural gas resources and activity in Wyoming is becoming available through the auspices of two state agencies.

July 31, 2012

New Brunswick Legislators Use ‘Free Vote’ to Back Shale Gas

A nonbinding “free vote” to support responsible gas development in the emerging Frederick Brook Shale in New Brunswick passed the Legislative Assembly along party lines Tuesday (Dec. 12), erasing fears that support for shale gas could be cracking among the governing Progressive Conservatives.

December 12, 2011

Williams Board Approves E&P Spinoff

Williams’ board of directors has approved spinning off the exploration and production (E&P) business as WPX Energy Inc. through a tax-free dividend at the end of this month.

December 2, 2011

First Deal Struck to Liquefy, Export Shale Gas

A newly signed contract for the liquefaction and export of domestically produced natural gas lends further credibility to the shale gas optimism that has swept the energy industry in recent years.

October 27, 2011

Best Shale Practices Can Keep Feds At Bay, Dorgan Says

The federal government isn’t planning a “full court press” on the natural gas industry, but it will if best management practices and state regulations aren’t effective, a former U.S. senator told an audience in Pittsburgh Tuesday.

October 5, 2011

Frack Fluid Disclosure Proposed in Louisiana

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) chemical disclosure is spreading throughout the Ark-La-Tex as Louisiana — home of most of the Haynesville Shale — is weighing new disclosure requirements modeled in part on those in place in Arkansas and recently mandated in Texas.

September 1, 2011