Covington, LA-based LLOG Exploration Offshore LLC has pulled the trigger on the Taggart discovery in the Gulf of Mexico, which would be developed via a tieback to the Devil’s Tower deepwater spar. The Mississippi Canyon (MC) Block 816 discovery in 5,650 feet of water would be tied back to the spar in MC Block 773,…
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Fracture sand specialist U.S. Silica Holdings Inc. has acquired Mississippi Sand LLC, a Missouri-based sand mining and logistics company, a transaction that adds 1.2 million tons of annual capacity.
Mississippi Power Co.’s “clean coal” facility in Kemper County, MS, may end up only burning natural gas after state regulators took steps this week to prevent cost recovery for the “unproven” coal gasifier and carbon capture facilities.
Southern Company subsidiary Mississippi Power’s clean coal project in Kemper County, MS, has generated its first electricity using syngas produced from Mississippi lignite, the utility said Wednesday.
A developer is offering capacity in a new western region natural gas storage project at the same time projects in the Gulf Coast region — the traditional gas supply area — have struggled and storage capacity there has beenunderutilized.
Mississippi Power has placed into commercial operation the Kemper County energy facility’s combined cycle unit and expects to begin converting locally mined lignite coal into synthetic natural gas to power the unit beginning later this year, the company said Thursday.
An attempt by the Mississippi Development Authority (MDA) to lease parts of the Mississippi Sound for natural gas drilling stalled Thursday after a judge said the economic impact review was inadequate.
Arroyo Midstream Partners LLC, a unit ofCanyon Midstream Partners LLC, andGoodrich Petroleum Co. LLChave struck an agreement for acreage in Louisiana and Mississippi that is prospective for the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale (TMS). Arroyo is currently providing Goodrich with wellhead gas processing services at two recently completed wells in southwestern Mississippi and expects to add gas processing facilities to process gas volumes from an additional two wells by the end of 2013. Goodrich recently said it is stepping up its activity in the TMS (seeShale Daily,Aug. 8). The wellhead processing approach allows Canyon, through Arroyo, to participate in the delineation phase of exploration and production projects and share formation risk with its partner. Arroyo is a joint venture of Canyon andGas Processors Inc.”The partnership of Canyon and GPI is a unique combination of engineering, operational and local expertise to provide producers with the midstream services required for the development of acreage in the TMS,” said Canyon President Michael Walsh.
FERC has issued a favorable environmental assessment (EA) that would allow Gulf South Pipeline to build the Southeast Market Expansion Project to increase gas deliveries primarily to the Southeast.