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Feds Win Right to Intervene in New York Drilling Lawsuit

Federal officials have won permission from a district judge to intervene in a New York lawsuit that would compel a full environmental review of the impact of natural gas drilling in the Delaware River Basin before proposed regulations for Marcellus Shale development are completed.

August 12, 2011

Wyoming Gas Exploration Kicks into High Gear

Three Wyoming producers — Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., Noble Energy and ConocoPhillips — eventually will seek permission from the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to drill up to 4,200 natural gas wells over 265,000 acres in the state.

August 8, 2011

Liner Disposal Workaround Sought in Colorado

The Colorado Petroleum Association (CPA) is changing its strategy to seek permission for operators to bury plastic liners used in wastewater pits at drilling sites.

April 8, 2011

Kitimat LNG Export Project Sized for Growth

Sponsors of Canada’s proposed first liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal are thinking big.

January 3, 2011

Kitimat LNG Export Project Sized for Growth

Sponsors of Canada’s proposed first liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal are thinking big.

December 27, 2010

Shell Seeks Permission to Drill in Beaufort Sea

Shell Offshore Inc. again has asked federal authorities for permission to drill a single, shallow-water exploration well in the Beaufort Sea offshore Alaska.

October 18, 2010

Shell Seeks Permission to Drill in Beaufort Sea

Shell Offshore Inc. last week again asked federal authorities for permission to drill a single, shallow-water exploration well in the Beaufort Sea offshore Alaska.

October 12, 2010

Egan Seeks Go-Ahead to Put More Storage Capacity in Service

Egan Hub Storage LLC has called on FERC for permission to put into service by mid-September additional storage capacity in its fourth cavern at its facility in Acadia Parish, LA.

August 18, 2010

Texas Regulators Nix Retroactive Permission for Chesapeake Gas Well

The Texas Railroad Commission (RRC) on Tuesday unanimously denied a request by Chesapeake Energy Corp. that asked for retroactive permission to continue drilling a horizontal natural gas well in the Barnett Shale in Fort Worth.

April 16, 2009

ExxonMobil Wins Right to Drill Two Wells in Point Thomson

The Alaska Natural Resources Commission reversed course last week and granted ExxonMobil Corp. and its partners permission to begin drilling operations on two of the 31 contested leases in the Point Thomson Unit (PTU) of the North Slope.

February 2, 2009