Sempra Energy CEO Debra Reed on Thursday outlined the company’s strategy, which is centered around the surge in North American natural gas supplies, particularly from U.S. shale plays. Reed sees opportunity in Mexico, where Sempra already holds a big stake, as that country migrates from oil to natural gas use.
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California on Wednesday outlined an expanded investment plan for up to $100 million to boost green and alternative fuel transportation for the 2013-2014 fiscal year and separately approved nearly $5 million in additional grants, including the further development of compressed natural gas (CNG) and liquefied natural gas (LNG) for transportation.
As part of a continuing effort to stretch Bakken and western Canadian oil supplies into new markets, Calgary-based Enbridge Inc. on Thursday outlined a $6.2 billion, four-year effort to expand several of its pipelines to access light oil markets in the eastern United States and Canada.
Columbia Gas of Ohio outlined a possible exit scenario from its merchant function as part of its standard choice offer (SCO) auction process, recently filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO).
Columbia Gas of Ohio outlined a possible exit scenario from its merchant function as part of its standard choice offer (SCO) auction process, filed with the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) last week.
Pacific Gas and Electric Co. said it has fulfilled four of the 12 safety recommendations outlined by the National Transportation Safety Board following the natural gas transmission pipeline explosion that killed eight people in San Bruno, CA, two years ago. The San Francisco-based combination utility said it expects to satisfy two more recommendations in early 2013, which include validating maximum allowable operating pressures (MAOP) for all transmission pipelines. Recommendations completed include an emergency response procedure, 911 notifications from the utility’s gas control room, toxicological tests for employees involved in major incidents, and updating the utility record keeping system that tracks the MAOP for critical pipeline segments.
Speaking at the Offshore Technology Conference last week in Houston, the head of the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) outlined the “next generation of regulations” for the Outer Continental Shelf that the agency plans to tackle in the upcoming year.
Speaking at the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, the head of the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) outlined the “next generation of regulations” that the agency plans to tackle during the upcoming year for the Outer Continental Shelf (OCC).