Hearings

Draft Environmental Statement Issued for Northeast Gateway LNG

FERC staff, in a notice issued Friday, said it has cooperated in a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) on the Northeast Gateway offshore LNG project planned by Excelerate Energy LLC, with a 16-mile, 24-inch diameter pipeline to be built by Algonquin Gas Transmission to connect the proposed LNG facility with the HubLine pipeline in Massachusetts.

July 12, 2006

BC Government Looks to Open Western Offshore Drilling

Amid preparations for spring public hearings, a British Columbia government eager to capitalize on strong natural gas markets has put out a reminder that a formula has already been found once for opening up the West Coast of Canada to offshore drilling.

February 17, 2004

BC Government Looks to Open Western Offshore Drilling

Amid preparations for spring public hearings, a British Columbia government eager to capitalize on strong natural gas markets has put out a reminder that a formula has already been found once for opening up the West Coast of Canada to offshore drilling.

February 16, 2004

Senate Cries for Gas Price Probe Could ‘Work Strongly Against’ Energy Bill in 2004

Calls by senators for investigations and/or hearings into causes behind the latest run-up in prices for natural gas could turn out to be the final nail in the coffin of the omnibus energy bill (HR 6) that was stalled in the Senate last year, said a leading energy policy analyst last week.

January 19, 2004

Senate Cries for Gas Price Probe Could ‘Work Strongly Against’ Energy Bill in 2004

Calls by senators for investigations and/or hearings into causes behind the latest run-up in prices for natural gas could turn out to be the final nail in the coffin of the omnibus energy bill (HR 6) that was stalled in the Senate last year, said a leading energy policy analyst.

January 15, 2004

CA Legislature Signals Reform for Energy Agencies Possible in ’03

Political bantering in informational hearings and the final session before a Senate Rules Committee confirmed the California Public Utilities Commission president has left the strong impression that state lawmakers may get serious about some reform measures for the state’s myriad of energy agencies.

March 17, 2003

New NW Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline to Get Conditional Okay

Following three days of hearings and discussion, the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council recently gave a heavily conditioned approval on a final route for a proposed $94 million Northwest Natural Gas Co. 24-inch diameter transmission pipeline.

March 17, 2003

CA Legislature Signals Reform for Energy Agencies Possible in ’03

Political bantering in informational hearings and the final session before a Senate Rules Committee confirmed the California Public Utilities Commission president has left the strong impression that state lawmakers may get serious about some reform measures for the state’s myriad of energy agencies.

March 12, 2003

New NW Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline to Get Conditional Okay

Following three days of hearings and discussion last week, the Oregon Energy Facility Siting Council on Friday gave a heavily conditioned approval on a final route for a proposed $94 million Northwest Natural Gas Co.24-inch diameter transmission pipeline.

March 11, 2003

WY Regulators’ Revamp of Discharge Rules Readies for Public Hearings

With thousands of coalbed methane (CBM) wells covering the Powder River Basin in Wyoming and hundreds of drilling permits still to be reviewed, the Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has been working overtime and short staffed to review the huge backlog of permits, and contend with complex out-of-date regulations at the same time.

January 6, 2003