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Ninth New NatGas Power Plant Approved for Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently approved plans by a subsidiary of LS Power to build a 900 MW natural gas-fired power plant about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, bringing to nine the number of gas-fired plants proposed in and around the state’s Marcellus Shale resource.

May 20, 2013

Ninth New NatGas Power Plant Approved for Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently approved plans by a subsidiary of LS Power to build a 900 MW natural gas-fired power plant about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, bringing to nine the number of gas-fired plants proposed in and around the state’s Marcellus Shale resource base.

May 20, 2013

Pennsylvania Regulators OK NatGas Power Plant Project

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has approved plans by a subsidiary of LS Power to build a 900 MW natural gas-fired power plant about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh.

May 20, 2013

Massachusetts Firm Sets Bi-Coastal Virtual Oil Pipeline

With acquisitions and infrastructure agreements in hand, Waltham, MA-based Global Partners LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership, is establishing a “virtual pipeline” for shipping North Dakota Bakken and Canadian crude oil to refineries on both the U.S. West and East Coasts.

May 15, 2013

George Mitchell Lionized by Texas Lawmakers

George P. Mitchell, whose company successfully paired horizontal drilling with hydraulic fracturing (fracking), which launched the rebirth of onshore natural gas and oil drilling in North America, was honored Monday by Texas Gov. Rick Perry and state legislators.

May 15, 2013

SRBC Limits Scope of Multi-Year Study to Water Quantity

Officials with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) announced Wednesday that the agency had started a multi-year effort to study water quantity, but rebuffed calls for it to be expanded to a comprehensive environmental study that could include the impacts of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) in the basin.

May 10, 2013

Chevron Planning Regional Headquarters in Pittsburgh Area

Chevron Corp. said it has reached agreements to acquire two adjoining parcels of land totaling 61 acres in Moon Township in the Pittsburgh metropolitan area as a potential site for its regional headquarters office campus.

May 8, 2013

India’s Petronet Negotiating Main Pass LNG Capacity

United LNG LP would supply at least 4 million metric tons per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the Main Pass Energy Hub, 16 miles off the Louisiana Coast in the Gulf of Mexico, to Petronet LNG Ltd., India’s largest LNG importer, under a conditional agreement between the parties that was signed last week.

April 25, 2013
Colorado Governor Threatens to Sue Cities That Ban Fracking

Colorado Governor Threatens to Sue Cities That Ban Fracking

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper said Wednesday he will continue to take legal action against cities and counties that insist on passing bans on the use of hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

March 1, 2013

Michigan Utility Growing System for New Gas Customers

Jackson, MI-based Consumers Energy has experienced a surge of customer interest in its largest natural gas distribution pipeline system expansion in a decade — 36 miles — in Secord Township and three other jurisdictions in the north-central, lower peninsula portion of the state.

January 22, 2013