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Wyoming Governor: Fracking Shouldn’t Be Political

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has extended an olive branch to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the dispute over preliminary results from two federally managed groundwater tests concerning contaminated natural gas wells near Pavillion, WY (see NGI, Dec. 12, 2011).

February 13, 2012

Wyoming Governor: Fracking Shouldn’t Be Political

Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead has extended an olive branch to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials in the dispute over preliminary results from two federally managed groundwater test wells near Pavillion, WY, and the shallow hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of natural gas wells that dominate that portion of the state (see Shale Daily, Dec. 9, 2011).

February 8, 2012

GOP Rebuffs Offer of Limited Energy Amendments

Despite his efforts to extend an olive branch, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) said Tuesday that Republicans rebuffed his offer to allow votes on four GOP-backed amendments to the anti-energy speculation bill, including a proposal to expand oil and natural gas drilling in the federal Outer Continental Shelf (OCS).

July 30, 2008

Washington State Regulator Casts Wary Eye on FERC SMD White Paper

Although clearly an attempt by FERC to extend an olive branch to states and regions miffed by certain elements of the federal agency’s pending standard market design (SMD) proposal, the head of the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission (WUTC) last Tuesday said that an SMD white paper recently unveiled by FERC doesn’t go far enough in meeting state concerns over retail electric jurisdictional issues.

May 5, 2003

Denbury Picks up TX, MS Acreage

Denbury Resources Inc. has picked up almost all of the working interests in the West Mallalieu and Olive Fields located in southwestern Mississippi and another 14,000 acres in the Barnett Shale gas play in Texas, acquisitions expected to bring the Dallas-based company opportunities for oil and natural gas reserves and production growth.

April 19, 2001

FERC, NERC Cooperation On Reliability Sought

FERC Chairman James Hoecker extended an olive branch to theboard of trustees of the North American Electric ReliabilityCouncil (NERC) during a recent visit to Canada, urging the counciland the Commission to work more cooperatively toward a common goal— ensuring the reliability of the bulk electric market.

July 3, 2000

Hoecker Urges Better FERC, NERC Cooperation

FERC Chairman James Hoecker extended an olive branch to theboard of trustees of the North American Electric ReliabilityCouncil (NERC) last week, urging it and the Commission to work morecooperatively toward a common goal – ensuring the reliability ofthe bulk electric market.

June 27, 2000