A county judge in Pennsylvania has ordered court records from a water contamination case involving several companies that operate in the Marcellus Shale unsealed and available for public view.
Articles from Grounds
A crowd of about 5,000 showed up recently for the third annual community picnic hosted by Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. at the Harford Fair Grounds in Susquehanna County, PA. Attendees included residents in the Marcellus Shale area, oil and gas industry representatives and their suppliers and a healthy contingent of Cabot employees manning displays from shale rock samples to compressed gas equipment.
The mayor of Albany, NY, has vetoed an ordinance that would have banned hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the city limits on the grounds that the state Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has not finalized its actions over the practice.
Grounds are being staked out for appeals to the courts even before the National Energy Board (NEB) finishes its forthcoming decision on Canada’s arctic natural gas production and pipeline project.
FERC Wednesday rejected pleas attempting to overturn its order approving the Ruby Pipeline LLC project on environmental grounds.
A Portland, OR-based environmental group is seeking to stop construction of El Paso Corp.’s Ruby Pipeline on the grounds that it would “cut across some of the most pristine and remote lands in Wyoming, Utah, Nevada and Oregon.”
The Department of Justice (DOJ) Friday said it will not oppose on antitrust grounds a proposal by a group of oil and natural gas producers, oilfield service companies and the University of Texas to engage in joint research and development involving the application of nanotechnology to the exploration and production of oil and gas.
The U.S. Navy, having suddenly discovered that LNG cargoes might be traversing their torpedo testing grounds, has joined the growing chorus of parties asking FERC to reconsider its decision last month to approve the controversial Weaver’s Cove LNG import terminal project in Fall River, MA.
FERC has issued a favorable preliminary determination (PD) on non environmental grounds for Tractebel’s proposed $132 million Calypso gas pipeline, which would bring regasified LNG to Florida’s East Coast from a proposed import terminal in the Bahamas (see NGI, July 30, 2001).
FERC has issued a favorable preliminary determination (PD) on non environmental grounds for Tractebel’s proposed $132 million Calypso gas pipeline, which would bring regasified LNG to Florida’s East Coast from a proposed import terminal in the Bahamas (see Daily GPI, July 30, 2001).