New York City has enacted a ban on natural gas hookups in new buildings starting at the end of 2027. For buildings up to six stories tall, the ban would take effect at the end of 2023. The New York City council voted in favor of the bill on Wednesday. It now goes to Mayor…
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API, Chamber Urge Biden Administration to Lift Moratorium on Federal Oil, Natural Gas Leasing
The American Petroleum Institute (API) and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce joined Republican leaders in calling on the Biden administration to lift its temporary pause on federal oil and natural gas leasing after a Louisiana district court ordered the moratorium be lifted. Fourteen states in March challenged President Biden’s executive order (EO), which in January,…
Natural Gas Utilities Ready to Assist as Covid-19 Lockdown Moratoriums Lifted
As areas of the United States begin transitioning to another new normal by slowly reopening to recover from Covid-19, some natural gas utilities are also shifting their pandemic policies and attempting to help their customers along the way. National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) President Brandon Presley has established a task force to focus…
Colorado’s Boulder County Extends Moratorium on Oil, Gas Permitting, Seismic Testing
Boulder’s Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) has extended the existing moratorium on accepting and processing new oil and gas development applications and on seismic testing to July 31.
National Grid Ends New York Natural Gas Moratorium
National Grid on Monday said it’s reached a deal with state officials to end a moratorium on new natural gas service in New York City and begin hooking up connections that have been delayed for months.
California-Focused Producers See Little Impact from Crackdown on Oil, Gas Drilling
With state leadership pushing to accelerate the move away from fossil fuels, California oil and natural gas regulators have released a series of stricter regulations on drilling and related activities.
New York Natural Gas Utilities Facing Credit Risks, Says Moody’s
Moody’s Investors Service said this week New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s intention to potentially revoke National Grid’s operating certificate unless it ends a New York City moratorium on new natural gas service is “credit negative” for all of the state’s investor-owned utilities.
New York Moves to Revoke National Grid Certificate as Natural Gas Fight Continues
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo railed against National Grid in a letter to the utility on Tuesday indicating the state intends to revoke its certificate to operate for imposing a moratorium on new natural gas service in New York City.
New York Orders National Grid to Hook Up Natural Gas for Some Customers
The New York State Department of Public Service (DPS) has ordered National Grid to connect natural gas service for more than 1,100 customers, warning the utility that it faces millions of dollars in penalties for denying service.
Colorado’s Boulder County Imposes Oil, Gas Drilling Permit Moratorium Until March 2020
County commissioners in Boulder on Friday imposed a temporary moratorium on accepting or processing oil and natural gas drilling applications until it has updated its land-use rules for energy extraction.