Shale Gas Sparking U.S. Manufacturing Renaissance, Says PwC

U.S. shale natural gas resources have the potential to ignite a domestic manufacturing “renaissance” that could create one million jobs and billions in energy cost savings, according to a new report by industry consultant PwC US.

December 16, 2011

ExxonMobil Exec: Potential for Shale Gas, Oil Is Everywhere

The shale rocks that are reconfiguring the North American energy landscape eventually will be unearthed around the world, albeit at a much slower pace, but the economic impacts will be gigantic, an ExxonMobil Corp. executive said Tuesday.

November 9, 2011

Administration’s Fracking Advisory Panel Under More Fire

The number of parties unhappy with the low level of industry representation on President Obama’s new hydraulic fracturing (fracking) advisory panel continues to grow as answers are sought and questions surrounding the Department of Energy’s (DOE) motives arise.

June 21, 2011

Nelson Aide Claims Eastern Gulf Boundaries Redrawn to Give LA Greater Control

The Bush administration has redrawn the boundaries in the eastern Gulf of Mexico in such a manner that it gives Louisiana authority over waters that are close to 100 miles from Florida’s shores, and includes portions of the gas-rich Lease Sale 181, according to a legislative aide for Sen. Bill Nelson (D-FL), a staunch opponent of oil and gas drilling off the Sunshine State’s coastline.

January 10, 2006

NGPL’s Auction Activities are Illegal, Shippers Say

Producers and marketers say Natural Gas Pipeline Co. of America(NGPL) conducted a capacity auction earlier this month in anillegal manner, and now are looking to FERC to overturn the resultsof the auction and to prevent the re-occurrence of the allegedviolations in the future.

October 18, 1999

Shippers Contest NGPL’s Auctions

Producers and marketers have accused Natural Gas Pipeline Co. ofAmerica (NGPL) of conducting its capacity auctions in an illegalmanner and are looking to FERC to overturn the results of a recentauction and to prevent the re-occurrence of the alleged violationsin the future.

October 13, 1999

NYPSC Adopts New Business Practices for Energy Service

The New York State Public Service Commission adopted a set ofbusiness practices yesterday that are designed to streamline themanner in which local utilities interact with gas and electricitymarketers, energy services companies (ESCOs) and customers whopurchase energy in New York’s competitive market. The measurescover a wide range of issues, including minimum standards ofESCO/marketer creditworthiness, customer information exchangedbetween the utility and the supplier, billing procedures, switchingof customers, customer slamming protections, and dispute resolutionprocedures.

January 14, 1999
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