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Canadian LNG Backers Argue Against Restricting Exports

Canadian LNG Backers Argue Against Restricting Exports

As volume targets grow, liquefied natural gas (LNG) developers are urging Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) to resist trying to reserve stockpiles for Canadians by shooting down export projects.

September 30, 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.

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

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

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
Canada Launches Asia Trade Mission Hoping to Lure Oil, NGL Buyers

Canada Launches Asia Trade Mission Hoping to Lure Oil, NGL Buyers

Canada Minister of International Trade Ed Fast said his country is an “energy superpower” that “must” export more oil and natural gas to Asian markets in announcing plans for a trade mission to China and Japan in hopes of increasing exports.

April 8, 2013

ExxonMobil, BHP Plan World’s Largest Floating LNG Plant

ExxonMobil Corp. and BHP Billiton are partnering to build the world’s largest floating liquefied natural gas (FLNG) processing and export plant off Australia’s northwest coast.

April 3, 2013

Continental to Double Rigs in SCOOP, Reduce Flaring

Continental Resources Inc. plans to double the number of drilling rigs it has targeting a legacy shale play in Oklahoma in 2013, and it will increase development and exploratory drilling in the Bakken Shale as it looks to maintain its reign as North Dakota’s top oil producer.

March 4, 2013

South Dakota Lawmakers to Pursue Slate of Drilling Bills

An interim study committee in the South Dakota state legislature has agreed to pursue as many as eight different bills this year covering oil and natural drilling, including one aimed at hydraulic fracturing (fracking).

January 8, 2013

Gulfport Adds Utica Acreage, Plans to Triple Production in 2013

Gulfport Energy Corp. said Monday it has agreed to buy 30,000 net acres in the Utica Shale in eastern Ohio for approximately $300 million, a transaction that would boost the company’s position in the play to about 137,000 gross acres (99,000 net).

December 19, 2012