Permits

Permits Suspended for NJNG’s Southern Reliability Natural Gas Pipeline Following Drilling Accidents

Permits Suspended for NJNG’s Southern Reliability Natural Gas Pipeline Following Drilling Accidents

Following an underground drilling accident during work on New Jersey Natural Gas Co.’s (NJNG) Southern Reliability Link (SRL), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) earlier this month issued a decision to suspend permits. About 21 of the 28-mile pipeline was completed prior to the suspension, an NJNG spokesperson told NGI. NJNG’s budget for…

July 13, 2020
In Victory for Lower 48 Pipelines, U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates Key Water-Crossing Permits

In Victory for Lower 48 Pipelines, U.S. Supreme Court Reinstates Key Water-Crossing Permits

The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday issued a unanimous order reinstating the use of a permit employed to fast-track oil and gas pipeline construction, but the ruling specified that it did not apply to the U.S. leg of the hotly contested Keystone XL crude oil pipeline that is at the center of the debate. The…

July 7, 2020
Court Vacates Permits, Orders Dakota Access to Temporarily Shut as Army Corps Prepares EIS

Court Vacates Permits, Orders Dakota Access to Temporarily Shut as Army Corps Prepares EIS

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has ordered Energy Transfer LP to temporarily halt operations on the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) within the next 30 days while an environmental impact statement (EIS) on the crude oil line is completed. The stoppage order was handed down on Monday when the court vacated the…

July 6, 2020
Dominion Canceling ACP, Offloading Natural Gas Transmission and Storage Business in $9.7B Deal

Dominion Canceling ACP, Offloading Natural Gas Transmission and Storage Business in $9.7B Deal

Dominion Energy closed out the holiday weekend with two bombshell announcements, disclosing Sunday that it is selling its natural gas transmission and storage assets to an affiliate of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc. in a transaction valued at $9.7 billion. It also has decided, along with joint-venture partner Duke Energy, to cancel the 600-mile, 1.5…

July 6, 2020
New California Well Stimulation Permits Approved Following Reviews

New California Well Stimulation Permits Approved Following Reviews

California on Monday issued its first permits for well stimulation following a third-party review mandated as part of an oil and gas permitting audit process.

April 8, 2020
New California Well Stimulation Permits Approved Following Reviews

New California Well Stimulation Permits Approved Following Reviews

California on Monday issued its first permits for well stimulation following a third-party review mandated as part of an oil and gas permitting audit process.

April 8, 2020

Lower 48 Permitting Climbs in January but Down Sharply From Year-Ago Totals

U.S. onshore permits climbed 12% to 2,612 in January from December, mostly from a rebound in the Permian Basin, but overall activity was sharply off from a year ago, according to a recap by Evercore ISI.

February 11, 2020

Rockies Leads Lower 48 Oil, Gas Permitting Slump in December

Capital discipline appeared to creep into the U.S. drilling permit count at the end of 2019, with slumping activity during December seen across the Lower 48, according to data compiled by Evercore ISI.

January 15, 2020
Transco Pulls Northeast Supply Permit Application in New Jersey

Transco Pulls Northeast Supply Permit Application in New Jersey

The future of the Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Line Co. LLC (Transco) Northeast Supply Enhancement Project (NESE), which has faced repeated regulatory setbacks, is again unclear after the company pulled its application for water permits in New Jersey.

December 3, 2019

NatGas Permitting Down in Appalachia, while Oil Permits Fall in Texas, Wyoming

The U.S. offshore proved to be a bright spot for oil and natural gas permitting during September, while the Lower 48 reported sharp declines in several major plays, Evercore ISI said Tuesday.

October 8, 2019