Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards, who oversees some of the richest oil and natural gas resources in the Lower 48, on Wednesday set the Pelican State on a path toward net zero-carbon emissions by 2050, which the energy industry is backing. Two executive orders (EO) were issued to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and enhance…
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FERC has authorized construction and operation of Gulf South Pipeline Co.’s proposed Index 99 Expansion project, which would increase natural gas firm transportation to markets along the Gulf Coast.
A landmark deal between several Louisiana parishes and energy conglomerate Freeport McMoRan Inc. may pave the way for more operators to settle a bevy of coastal erosion lawsuits as the state grapples with the loss of land linked in part to oil and gas development.
FERC staff will prepare an environmental assessment (EA) for TC Energy Corp.’s proposed Louisiana XPress (LAXP) natural gas pipeline project, which would provide open access firm transportation service through the expansion of existing capacity on Columbia Gulf Transmission’s current pipeline system.
As Tellurian Inc. looks to spend the rest of 2019 completing agreements to move forward with its proposed Driftwood liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Louisiana, management sees global prices reaching an “inflection point” either this winter or in 2020.
Entergy Corp. subsidiary Entergy Louisiana has completed construction and put into service its 980 MW combined cycle natural gas-fired St. Charles Power Station located in Montz, LA. The $870 million plant is the first of six that Entergy Corp. plans to bring online over the next three years.
Houston-based Tellurian Inc., which has a natural gas export project in the queue, has launched separate, binding open seasons through June 21 to gauge interest in two pipelines to move supply in Louisiana, including from the Haynesville Shale, to the Gulf Coast.
Tellurian Inc. has launched a binding open season for a natural gas pipeline that would carry at least 2 Bcf/d from the Permian Basin to the Louisiana coast.
The City of New Orleans has joined a half dozen Louisiana parishes in suing the oil and natural gas industry for its role in coastal land loss.
Range Resources Corp. is continuing to take hits from its acquisition more than two years ago of Memorial Resource Development Corp. (MRD) and the underperforming assets in North Louisiana that were part of the deal, which accounted for the bulk of a nearly $2 billion loss in 2018.