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LNG Export Project Targets Smaller Customers

Annova LNG LLC has filed with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) to customers that are too small to buy from larger liquefaction and export projects.

October 14, 2013
Regency, PVR In $5.6B Multi-Basin Midstream Tie-Up

Regency, PVR In $5.6B Multi-Basin Midstream Tie-Up

Regency Energy Partners LP plans to buy PVR Partners LP in a $5.6 billion deal (including $1.8 billion of debt) to create a natural gas gathering and processing giant with a presence in Appalachia, West Texas, South Texas, the Midcontinent and North Louisiana.

October 11, 2013

MSC Opposes Gubernatorial Hopeful’s Calls for NatGas Severance Tax

Gubernatorial candidates in Pennsylvania who have called for severance taxes on the state’s shale natural gas industry are embracing “misguided, job-crushing policies,” the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) said Thursday.

October 11, 2013

Ohio Drafting Rules for Wastewater Impoundments

Regulators with the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) are drafting rules governing centralized earthen impoundments that would temporarily hold wastewater from oil and gas drilling.

October 11, 2013

West Primed for New Gas Infrastructure, Experts Say

If a variety of industry experts are correct, the western United States is on the brink of an upsurge in natural gas demand outstripping supply and resulting in a need for a new wave of infrastructure being built from the Rockies westward.

October 11, 2013
Antero’s Sweet Spot — Appalachia — Big Draw on Opening Day

Antero’s Sweet Spot — Appalachia — Big Draw on Opening Day

Antero Resources Inc., which today is an Appalachian Basin-only operator, made a stunning debut Thursday on the New York Stock Exchange, with the share price up 18.2% from the opening of $44.00 to end the day at $52.01. More than 28.4 million shares traded hands, with “AR” the most-traded stock on the day.

October 11, 2013
Economic, Climate Benefits of Shale NatGas Questioned

Economic, Climate Benefits of Shale NatGas Questioned

Unconventional natural gas in the onshore likely will keep U.S. prices low until 2020, but it may not translate to climate benefits or an improved economy, according to an elite group of industry, academic and scientific experts.

October 11, 2013

MSC Issues Best Practices for Drilling, Completions

With production, takeaway capacity and employment all on the rise in the Appalachian Basin, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) on Wednesday issued a list of recommended practices for drilling and completing oil and natural gas wells in the play.

October 11, 2013

New Water Treatment Eyed for Oil/Gas Industry

With the potential to help satisfy growing regulatory concerns about flowback and produced water used in hydraulic fracturing (fracking), Los Angeles-based OriginOil Inc. has signed a pay-per-barrel agreement with small Colorado-based water treatment company Industrial Systems Inc. (ISI).

October 11, 2013

EIA Shuts Down Operations, Furloughs Staff

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Energy Information Administration (EIA), one of the few governmental agencies that was able to stay open during the beginning days of the shutdown because it had non-annual funds, said it would cease operations and furlough its staff at the end of the day Friday.

October 11, 2013