Outcry

Electronic Takeover: CME to Shutter Futures Floor Trading This Summer

Nine years after the New York Mercantile Exchange (Nymex) inked an agreement with CME Group’s Chicago Mercantile Exchange to offer side-by-side trading of its products on the open outcry floor and on CME’s Globex electronic exchange, CME Group, which ended up acquiring Nymex in 2008, said late Tuesday it will close most of its floor futures trading pits — including natural gas — in Chicago and New York by July 2.

February 5, 2015

New ASTM Panel to Develop Fracking Standards

Responding in part to the public outcry over hydraulic fracturing (fracking), ASTM International has created a subcommittee to develop consensus standards that would provide best practices for the fracking of oil and natural gas wells in shale formations.

August 16, 2012

‘Crucify’ Comment Sends EPA Regional Chief Packing

Al Armendariz, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Dallas office, resigned last Monday following public outcry over his remarks supporting a “crucify them” approach to enforcement of the oil and natural gas industry.

May 7, 2012

EPA Enforcer Resigns After ‘Crucify’ Industry Strategy Revealed

Al Armendariz, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Dallas office, resigned Monday following public outcry over his remarks supporting a “crucify them” approach to enforcement of the oil and natural gas industry.

May 1, 2012

Head of EPA Dallas Office Resigns Amid ‘Crucify’ Fallout

Al Armendariz, the head of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Dallas office, resigned Monday following public outcry over his remarks supporting a “crucify them” approach to enforcement of the oil and natural gas industry.

May 1, 2012

Questar CEO Urges Congress to Stay Clear of Pipe Safety Mandates

The outcry from Congress following the rash of pipeline accidents in recent months is to be expected, but legislative mandates are not the solution, said the head of Questar Pipeline last Monday.

April 25, 2011

Questar CEO Urges Congress to Stay Clear of Pipe Safety Mandates

The outcry from Congress following the rash of pipeline accidents in recent months is to be expected, but legislative mandates are not the solution, said the head of Questar Pipeline Monday.

April 19, 2011

Dominion Virginia Power Seeks Reregulation, Wants ROE Set by General Assembly

With the public outcry over rising power costs, Dominion Virginia Power believes the time is right for it to seek major changes to the regulatory structure of the power business in Virginia.

December 25, 2006

Association Officials: Winter Heating Bills Will Force Legislation

The public outcry over soaring energy prices this winter should force Congress to take action to boost domestic supply of gas and oil either before the Christmas holiday or early next year, major energy association officials predicted on Friday.

December 12, 2005

Lackluster Futures Price Retreat has Market Watchers Mixed

Adding to losses notched in Monday’s open-outcry session,natural gas futures gapped lower at the open yesterday and neverlooked back, as traders liquidated positions ahead of today’sstorage report. The February contract took the selling squarely onthe chin, tumbling 51.1 cents to close at $6.946. Estimated volumewas weak as only 42,671 contracts changed hands.

January 24, 2001
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