Impacted

Transportation Notes

NGPL declared a force majeure after discovering a line leak on the Fletcher Lateral near Compressor Station 156 in Caddo County, OK. The impacted pipe section has been taken out of service and until further notice the Kerr-McGee-Patterson #1-8 receipt point is unavailable for transport services, NGPL said.

October 12, 2011

Pennsylvania Shales Could Require 31,000 Jobs

The natural gas industry in Pennsylvania could need to fill nearly 31,000 jobs to keep up with growing shale development in the state over the next three years, according to a recent report.

August 2, 2011

Lawmakers, Industry Call for Broader Panel to Review Fracking

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA), chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Friday called on Energy Secretary Steven Chu to broaden the membership of the panel charged with reviewing the hydraulic fracturing (fracking) practice used to develop shale natural gas.

May 11, 2011

Water Contamination Alleged in Two Barnett Shale Lawsuits

Two lawsuits were filed in Dallas Wednesday alleging that units of Devon Energy Corp., Encana Corp. and Chesapeake Energy Corp. contaminated water wells in the Barnett Shale with hydraulic fracturing and the storage of drilling waste.

December 17, 2010

Transportation Notes

Due to reduced takeaway capacity from Bear Creek storage in northwest Louisiana that impacted its ability to maintain linepack, Tennessee said a Critical Day 1 OFO in upstream Zones L, 1 and 2 will become effective Monday for all LMS-PA Balancing Parties. They will be required to maintain “an actual daily flow rate not exceeding a tolerance of 2% of scheduled quantities or 500 Dth, whichever is greater, for underdeliveries into the system and overtakes from the system.” See the bulletin board for other details.

December 10, 2010

Transportation Notes

Transco reported finding a leak on its 24-inch diameter mainline in Kleberg County, TX, and said Monday the impacted segment had been isolated to assess damage and determine repair plans. Seven meters in the area have been shut in until further notice.

April 28, 2010

Transportation Notes

Transco reported finding a leak on its 24-inch diameter mainline in Kleberg County, TX, and said Monday the impacted segment had been isolated to assess damage and determine repair plans. Seven meters in the area have been shut in until further notice.

April 28, 2010

Gas Prices Continue to Suppress Williams Earnings

Lower energy commodity prices impacted Williams exploration and production (E&P) and midstream segments and the company’s earnings in 3Q2009, but overall results were improved compared to 2Q2009, the Tulsa-based producer said Thursday.

November 2, 2009

Gas Prices Continue to Suppress Williams Earnings

Lower energy commodity prices impacted Williams exploration and production (E&P) and midstream segments and the company’s earnings in 3Q2009, but overall results were improved compared to 2Q2009, the Tulsa-based producer said Thursday.

October 30, 2009

Ziff: Rising Costs Impact Western Canada Gas Producers

Western Canadian natural gas producers trying to ramp up new gas supplies have been significantly impacted because of escalating finding and development (F&D) costs as well as rising operating costs, according to an analysis by Ziff Energy.

December 1, 2008