A citizens’ advisory task force on Wednesday submitted its final recommendation for cleaning up the air in the Upper Green River Basin to the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ), prompting praise from Gov. Matt Mead.
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Texas Retailer Touting First All-Gas Electricity Option
Similar to green energy options like solar and wind, Texas retail electricity customers of Direct Energy now can opt to buy electricity generated solely from natural gas-fueled power plants.
Shell Begins ‘Limited’ Drilling in Chukchi
The Obama administration last week gave a unit of Royal Dutch Shell plc the green light to begin “limited” drilling in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea.
Shell Given OK for Preliminary Work in Chukchi Sea
The Obama administration has given a unit of Royal Dutch Shell plc the green light to begin “limited” drilling in Alaska’s Chukchi Sea, Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said Thursday.
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.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gave Southern Natural Gas Co. the green Light to begin service on the Phase III leg of its South System Expansion III project, which will provide up to 375,000 Dth/d of firm capacity for Southern Company Services Inc. to serve affiliate Georgia Power Co.’s proposed expansion of its Plant Jack McDonough electric generation facilities near Atlanta. The Phase III portion of the expansion included construction of a a 2.4-mile, 36-inch diameter Bay Springs Loop paralleling Southern’s main system in Clarke County, MS; construction of a 5.2-mile Gallion Loop in Hall and Perry counties in Alabama; abandonment and replacement of 11.7 miles of 16-inch diameter pipeline with 42-inch diameter pipeline in Elmore County, AL; and installation of a 7,000 hp electric motor unit at its existing Ellerslie Compressor Station in Harris County, GA.
Salazar Calls Anadarko Utah Project ‘Template’ for Industry
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar last Tuesday signed a record of decision (ROD) giving Anadarko Petroleum Corp. the green light to proceed with a major natural gas development project in eastern Utah.
Salazar OKs Anadarko’s Utah Project, Calls It ‘Template’ for Industry
Interior Secretary Ken Salazar Tuesday signed a record of decision (ROD) giving Anadarko Petroleum Corp. the green light to proceed with a major natural gas development project in eastern Utah.
Vermont Lawmakers Call for Ban, Reports on Fracking
Lawmakers in the Vermont House of Representatives were to vote Friday on a bill that would ban hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the Green Mountain State and require regulators with the state Agency of Natural Resources (ANR) to submit a report by 2015 on the best ways to regulate the practice.
Southern Seeks to Iron Out ‘Wrinkle Bend’ Hazards on Pipe System
Southern Natural Gas Co. LLC (SNG) has asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for the green light to abandon nearly 20 miles of pipeline and associated facilities in Alabama to comply with a correction action order issued by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) to address the hazards associated with wrinkle bends, which led to a failure on SNG’s system in 2009.