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EPA Emissions-Reporting Rule Challenged in Federal Court

A major interstate natural gas pipeline association has filed a petition in federal court challenging the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) final rule mandating the reporting of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.

February 3, 2011

Court Upholds FERC Construction Order for REX-East

A federal appeals court in Washington, DC, Friday denied a mining company’s petition to overturn FERC orders authorizing the construction of REX-East, the last leg of the Rockies Express Pipeline LLC (REX).

January 10, 2011

Court Upholds FERC Construction Orders for REX-East

A federal appeals court in Washington, DC, Friday denied a mining company’s petition to overturn FERC orders authorizing the construction of REX-East, the last leg of the Rockies Express Pipeline LLC (REX).

January 10, 2011

High Court Upholds $54M Damage Award Against Shell Oil

The U.S. Supreme Court last Monday denied Shell Oil Co.’s petition to review a whopping $54 million punitive damage award for the producer’s failure to pay a “net-profits interest” to the owners of an Oklahoma oil and natural gas lease.

December 20, 2010

High Court Upholds $54M Damage Award Against Shell Oil

The U.S. Supreme Court Monday denied Shell Oil Co.’s petition to review a whopping $54 million punitive damage award for the producer’s failure to pay a “net-profits interest” to the owners of an Oklahoma oil and natural gas lease.

December 14, 2010

Enviro Group Seeks to Overturn RCRA Suspension for Oil, Gas

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a prominent environmental group, has filed a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) asking it to reopen its 1988 determination that the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was not appropriate for regulating oil and natural gas drilling fluids and produced waters.

October 4, 2010

Enviro Group Seeks to Overturn RCRA Suspension for Oil, Gas

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), a prominent environmental group, filed a petition with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) earlier this month asking it to reopen its 1988 determination that the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) was not appropriate for regulating oil and natural gas drilling fluids and produced waters.

September 29, 2010

Alabama Board Grants Falcon’s MoBay Storage Hub Petition

The Alabama Oil and Gas Board has granted the petition of MoBay Storage Hub LLC to establish the North Dauphin Island Gas Storage Facility, a 50 Bcf high-deliverability, multi-cycle (HDMC) underground storage operation designed to serve as a hub with multiple pipeline connections at the eastern end of the Gulf Coast, MoBay said last Thursday.

October 20, 2008

Alabama Board Grants Falcon’s MoBay Storage Hub Petition

The Alabama Oil and Gas Board has granted the petition of MoBay Storage Hub LLC to establish the North Dauphin Island Gas Storage Facility, a 50 Bcf high-deliverability, multi-cycle (HDMC) underground storage operation designed to serve as a hub with multiple pipeline connections at the eastern end of the Gulf Coast, MoBay said Thursday.

October 17, 2008

High Court Rejects El Paso Petition for Review of LA Tax Ruling

The Supreme Court last week rejected pipeline owner El Paso Corp.’s petition for a review of a Louisiana court ruling that denied the company a refund of overpayments on property taxes that allegedly were caused by the state’s discriminatory assessment of pipelines.

October 9, 2006