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SemGroup Builds Mississippian Services in Chesapeake Deal

Tulsa-based midstream operator SemGroup on Wednesday agreed to a $300 million cash price for Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s interests in subsidiary Mid-America Midstream Gas Services LLC, that comes with a 20-year gathering and processing contract for 540,000 net acres in the Mississippian Lime play.

May 2, 2013

Cove Point LNG Fully Subscribed With Asian Customers

Energy companies based in Japan and India further increased their interests in the United States by signing tolling agreements for natural gas liquefaction services at Dominion’s proposed Cove Point liquefaction facility in Lusby, MD.

April 8, 2013

U.S.-Asia Draw Closer, One LNG Contract at a Time

Energy companies based in Japan and India further increased their interests in the United States with the signing of tolling agreements for natural gas liquefaction services at Dominion’s proposed Cove Point liquefaction facility in Lusby, MD.

April 3, 2013

Edison, Mitsubishi at Odds Over Latest Nuke Report

A report that surfaced Friday on the root causes of the downed Southern California nuclear generating plant has further put the plant majority owner-operator in a legal battle with Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), the designer and installer of the plant’s failed new steam generators.

March 12, 2013

Ohio Gas Utilities Exiting Merchant Function

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) moved the state further toward retail deregulation last week, approving settlements with Dominion East Ohio Gas and Columbia Gas of Ohio that would allow the local distribution companies (LDC) to gradually move out of the merchant function starting with nonresidential customers.

January 14, 2013

Two Ohio Gas Utilities Cleared to Exit Merchant Function

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) moved the state further toward retail deregulation this week, approving settlements with Dominion East Ohio Gas and Columbia Gas of Ohio that would allow the local distribution companies (LDC) to gradually move out of the merchant function starting with nonresidential customers.

January 11, 2013

Dallas Commission Expected to Reconsider Drilling Decision

A citizens group opposed to gas drilling within the city of Dallas is rounding up supporters to attend a City Plan Commission meeting Thursday at which commissioners are expected to reconsider a previous denial of permits to drill that are being sought by Trinity East Energy LLC.

January 8, 2013

California Sticks by Gas-Fired Generation

As a further sign the state is sticking with natural gas-fired electric generation, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last Thursday overcame a mounting chorus of naysayers and gave the go-ahead (again) to a power plant that has been in the development phase for more than a decade in Northern California.

December 27, 2012

Spectra Lands Express-Platte Oil Pipelines for $1.49B

Houston-based Spectra Energy Corp. said Tuesday it has secured one of the three major pipeline systems that move western Canadian crude oil to refineries in the Rockies and Midwest, agreeing to purchase the entire ownership interest in the 1,717-mile Express-Platte Pipeline System. The deal is expected to close in the first half of 2013.

December 12, 2012

Wyoming Governor: Low Natural Gas Prices Hurting State

Continued low natural gas prices have further cut into Wyoming’s revenues that will require budget cuts of up to 8% in 2013, Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead said last week. Pointing to gas spot prices at Opal, he said prices may be overemphasized, but “the gas prices are not where we would like to see them, and it is affecting our budget.”

November 12, 2012