West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Randy Huffman told NGI’s Shale Daily it is unlikely that the DEP would honor a request by the City of Morgantown to issue a stop work order on two Marcellus Shale gas wells in the city’s industrial park.
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Another electric utility filed suit last month against Union Pacific Railroad Co. (UP) alleging the railroad has failed to honor coal delivery obligations.
FERC gave CNG Transmission a slap on the hand last week andordered the pipeline to honor a shipper’s right of first refusal(ROFR) on a 13,350 Dth/d package of capacity that was sold toanother party last month. The Commission also intends to take acloser look at CNG’s capacity reservation and posting practices.
FERC gave CNG Transmission a slap on the hand and ordered it tohonor North American Energy Conservation’s (NAEC) right of firstrefusal (ROFR) on 13,350 Dth/d of firm transportation capacity for atleast one year. But the Commission also intends to take a closer lookat CNG’s capacity reservation and posting practices and wants thepipeline to explain why it discriminated against NAEC in awarding thecapacity to another shipper (see Daily GPI, Sept. 8).
Trigen Energy announced it is mounting a legal battle to forcePECO Energy to honor terms of a Gray’s Ferry power purchaseagreement. Trigen said the Grays Ferry Cogeneration Partnershipreceived a letter from PECO saying the Pennsylvania utility couldnot pay the full contract price for electricity from the 150 MWcogeneration plant. The plant sells electricity to PECO and steamto Trigen-Philadelphia Energy. It is located in Philadelphia andwent into commercial operation earlier this year. Ironically,Exelon, a wholly owned subsidiary of PECO Energy, is a one-thirdowner in the project with Trigen and NRG Generating.