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Spectra Spared Worst of Hurricane Sandy Damages

Hurricane Sandy, which dealt a heavy blow to New York City and portions of the eastern seaboard, spared Spectra Energy Corp. operations in the area, company officials said during a conference call with analysts Thursday morning.

November 2, 2012

Southwest LNG Truck Fuel Provider to Double Output

As another sign that the vision of a “natural gas highway” for long-haul trucks and other heavy-duty vehicles is taking shape, Southern California-based Applied Natural Gas Fuels Inc. said it plans to double the output capability of its Topock, AZ, liquefied natural gas (LNG) production facility.

October 5, 2012
Black Warrior Coalbed Methane Properties on Market

Black Warrior Coalbed Methane Properties on Market

Constellation Energy Partners LLC (CEP) said Monday it’s looking for a buyer for its natural gas-heavy Black Warrior Basin properties in Tuscaloosa County, AL.

October 3, 2012

Democrats Leave Door Open For Safe Gas Development

The Democrats’ national energy platform is heavy on clean energy, but it leaves the door open for the safe and responsible development of the nation’s “cheap, abundant natural gas” reserves.

September 5, 2012

U.S. Seen Awash in NGL, Crude Supplies Through 2017

With heavy ramifications for Midcontinent energy infrastructure and eventual exports, the United States will find itself with an oversupply of both domestically produced liquids and crude oil from now through 2017, according to market consultant Rusty Braziel of RBN Energy LLC.

August 27, 2012
Shale Liquids Bounty Is Light and Sweet

Shale Liquids Bounty Is Light and Sweet

With heavy ramifications for Midcontinent energy infrastructure and eventual exports, the United States will find itself with oversupplies of both domestically produced liquids and crude oil from now through 2017, market consultant/analyst Rusty Braziel of RBN Energy LLC told a session of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) annual meeting in Denver earlier this month (Aug. 13-16).

August 22, 2012

U.S. Awash in NGL and Crude Supplies, Braziel Says

With heavy ramifications for Midcontinent energy infrastructure and eventual exports, the United States will find itself with oversupplies of both domestically produced liquids and crude oil from now through 2017, market consultant/analyst Rusty Braziel of RBN Energy LLC told a session of the Colorado Oil and Gas Association (COGA) annual meeting in Denver earlier this month (Aug. 13-16).

August 22, 2012

House Lawmakers Spar with Administration’s OCS Point Man

The Obama administration’s five-year (2012-2017) plan for oil and natural gas leasing in the Outer Continental Shelf came under heavy attack last Wednesday from Republican members of the House Natural Resources Committee, who claimed that it reinstated the ban on shelf drilling that was lifted in 2008. The head of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) defended the proposed plan, saying it focuses on offshore areas where oil and gas deposits are known to be the richest and also are verifiable by reliable seismic data.

May 14, 2012

House Lawmakers Spar with Administration Point Man on OCS

The Obama administration’s five-year (2012-2017) plan for oil and natural gas leasing in the Outer Continental Shelf came under heavy attack Wednesday from Republican members of the House Natural Resources Committee, who claimed that it reinstated the ban on shelf drilling that had been lifted in 2008. The head of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) defended the proposed plan, saying it focuses on offshore areas where oil and gas deposits are known to be the richest and also are verifiable by reliable seismic data.

May 10, 2012

PG&E: Pipeline Recordkeeping Still Struggling to Catch Up

While Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) continues to pay a heavy price in state regulatory penalties and fines for its response to the San Bruno natural gas transmission pipeline rupture and explosion, the San Francisco-based utility still struggles with an intensive effort to modernize its gas system recordkeeping.

April 3, 2012