Landmark

Barrett, Utah Officials Reach Historic Agreement on Gas Drilling

After more than a year of negotiations, a landmark agreement to protect Utah’s cultural resources while permitting “orderly and environmentally responsible” natural gas development on the West Tavaputs Plateau near Nine Mile Canyon by Bill Barrett Corp. is to be finalized Jan. 5 with a signing ceremony at the state capitol in Salt Lake City, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Utah said Tuesday.

December 24, 2009

Gas Producers ‘Definitely Engaged’ in Senate Climate Change Talks

The natural gas industry may have been absent from the negotiating table when the House drafted its landmark climate change legislation, but it and its supporters are expected to be front and center when the Senate takes up a companion bill this fall, Washington, DC, sources say.

September 29, 2009

Gas Producers ‘Definitely Engaged’ in Senate Climate Change Talks

The natural gas industry may have been absent from the negotiating table when the House drafted its landmark climate change legislation, but it and its supporters are expected to be front and center when the Senate takes up a companion bill this fall, Washington, DC, sources say.

August 31, 2009

Resource-Quality Gas Hydrates Discovered in Deepwater

In a landmark discovery, high saturations of natural gas hydrates have been discovered within reservoir-quality sands in the Lower Tertiary of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM), the Office of Fossil Energy’s National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) reported Thursday.

May 18, 2009

Colorado Governor Set to Sign Controversial Drilling Package

Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter last week was set to sign into law landmark regulations that overhaul rules for the state’s natural gas and oil drillers after the Colorado General Assembly officially approved the package on Wednesday.

March 30, 2009

Colorado Governor Set to Sign Drilling Package; Impact Unknown

In the next few days, Colorado Gov. Bill Ritter is expected to sign into law landmark regulations that overhaul rules for the state’s natural gas and oil drillers after the Colorado General Assembly officially approved the package on Wednesday.

March 26, 2009

FERC Continues to Exclude Pipelines from Order 712 Above-Rate Deals

In reaffirming its landmark Order 712 removing the maximum rate cap on short-term released capacity last Thursday, FERC offered several clarifications, but denied rehearing, continuing to exclude pipelines from the program, saying pipelines already have built-in flexibility in their ability to negotiate rates.

November 24, 2008

FERC Continues to Exclude Pipelines from Order 712 Above-Rate Deals

In reaffirming its landmark Order 712 removing the maximum rate cap on short-term released capacity Thursday, FERC offered several clarifications, but denied rehearing, continuing to exclude pipelines from the program, saying pipelines already have built-in flexibility in their ability to negotiate rates.

November 21, 2008

Canada’s New Role: Global LNG Middleman

A landmark ruling by Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has stopped an attempt by international merchants to parlay global trade in liquefied natural gas into relaxation of controls on sales of Canadian production to the United States.

September 15, 2008

Canada’s New Role: Global LNG Middleman

A landmark ruling by Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has stopped an attempt by international merchants to parlay global trade in liquefied natural gas (LNG) into relaxation of controls on sales of Canadian production to the United States.

September 9, 2008