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NatGas Expansion Bill Approved by Pennsylvania Senate

A pair of bills designed to make natural gas service available to more consumers in Pennsylvania has been approved by the state’s Senate and moved to the House of Representatives for consideration.

June 14, 2013

Questions on Chesapeake Lease Transfer Near Ohio Storage Field

Chesapeake Energy Corp. transferred nearly 1,100 oil and natural gas leases in and around an underground natural gas storage field in Columbiana County, OH, to Hilcorp Energy Co. in February.

June 10, 2013
U.S. E&Ps See Fracking Rules, Infrastructure Limits as Growing Threats

U.S. E&Ps See Fracking Rules, Infrastructure Limits as Growing Threats

The U.S. unconventional boom is far from over, but exploration and production (E&P) operators face a “reality check” from an increasingly stringent regulatory environment and “very real limitations” to domestic natural gas and oil infrastructure, according to BDO USA LLP.

June 5, 2013

‘Tectonic Shift’ Predicted in U.S. Natural Gas Demand by 2020

When U.S. natural gas prices finally moved into $4.00/MMBtu territory earlier this year, there wasn’t any rush to ramp up onshore activity, but as each month passes, it’s becoming clear that a “large wave” of domestic demand is about to unfold, according to Barclays Capital.

June 4, 2013

Shippers to TransCanada: Don’t Push Your Luck

TransCanada Corp. has been given unprecedented power to set prices for natural gas transportation and should try to make that work instead of seeking more concessions at the expense of shippers, according to filings with the National Energy Board (NEB).

May 27, 2013

Texas GHG Permitting Bill Passes

The Texas Senate on Friday passed a bill (HB 788) intended to make the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) the state’s permitting authority for greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions sources, sidestepping the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), where permitting bottlenecks are said to be holding up projects.

May 20, 2013

BLM Issues Revised Draft Fracking Rules

Calling them a common sense approach that will complement state efforts, U.S. Interior Secretary Sally Jewell and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) officials Thursday unveiled revised draft rules for hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on all federal and Indian lands. The draft rules will now go through a 30-day public comment period.

May 17, 2013

Texas RRC Reform, Waste Piping Bills Advance

Bills to change the name of and make reforms to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) were moving through the state legislature Friday, as was legislation to expand the use of pipelines to carry drilling waste rather than trucking it to injection wells.

May 6, 2013

Texas RRC, Waste Piping Bills Advance

Bills to change the name of and make reforms to the Railroad Commission of Texas (RRC) were moving through the state legislature Friday, as was legislation to expand the use of pipelines to carry drilling waste rather than trucking it to injection wells.

May 6, 2013

Shale Activities Could Replace Former Ohio Steel Plant Site

A former steel plant in Steubenville, OH, is being redeveloped into an industrial park, a portion of which state and local officials say will be used to support operations in the Marcellus Shale.

April 9, 2013