Might

Noble Energy Takes Lessons from Niobrara to Marcellus

If ever there was an explorer for other producers to take a page from, it just might be Noble Energy Inc., which has quietly become one of the players to watch in the U.S. onshore.

November 18, 2011

Kinder and El Paso Tie-Up: A ‘Once In a Lifetime’ Deal

Assuming the can handle any antitrust issues that might come up, Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) and El Paso Corp. are heading toward a deal that would create a midstream and pipeline behemoth with thousands of miles of pipelines touching supply basins all over North America.

October 24, 2011

PennFuture Campaigns to Prevent Gas Drilling in State Parks

Citizens for Pennsylvania’s Future (PennFuture) has launched a campaign to prevent Marcellus Shale drilling in Pennsylvania’s state parks. The campaign was unveiled by John H. Quigley, a special adviser to PennFuture and former secretary of the Pennsylvania Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR).

October 3, 2011

WSI: Eastern Cold Arrives Early for Third Straight Year

Following the trend of the last few years, people in the northern and eastern United States might need to don their winter jackets a little earlier than normal if Weather Services International’s (WSI) fall forecast comes to fruition. The Andover, MA-based weather forecaster also said it expects six more named storms to form in the Atlantic Ocean this year.

September 26, 2011

WSI Expects Early Eastern Cold for a Third Straight Year

Following the trend of the last few years, people in the northern and eastern United States might need to don their winter jackets a little earlier than normal if Weather Services International’s (WSI) fall forecast comes to fruition.

September 21, 2011

Market Mostly Softer Again; Irene Havoc Shy of Expectations

It wasn’t as bad as it might have been. That was the most optimistic assessment of Hurricane Irene’s (gradually being downgraded) weekend cruise along the Atlantic Seaboard. Most points continued to weaken a bit Monday as the impact of lost power generation load along the East Coast was being felt, but residual pockets of high heat resulted in quite a few flat to higher numbers.

August 30, 2011

Transportation Notes

After ending a previous Overage Alert Day (OAD) Friday but saying a new one might become necessary soon, Florida Gas Transmission wasted little time before implementing a new OAD for market-area customers Saturday. The tolerance for negative daily imbalances was initially set at 20% that day but was increased to 25% Sunday and Monday.

August 30, 2011

Transportation Notes

Florida Gas Transmission ended Friday an Overage Alert Day (OAD) that had been in effect for the previous three days but warned that another OAD might become necessary soon.

August 29, 2011

Sumitomo Looking for More U.S. Shale Gas Opportunities

Japan’s Sumitomo Corp. is reportedly looking to add more American shale gas investments to its energy portfolio and is shopping for new opportunities in shale oil, but it might wait to make a move on shale gas until natural gas prices are higher.

July 28, 2011

New Jersey Pressures DRBC on Fracking Rules

New Jersey officials have told the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) that the state might withhold its dues to the organization if it doesn’t enact rules governing hydraulic fracturing (fracking) within the Delaware River Basin by its next meeting in September.

July 25, 2011