Plans

Hess Plans 2017 Ramp-Up in Bakken, to Add 4 Rigs

New York-based Hess Corp. detailed its 2017 capital expenditure (capex) budget Thursday, including plans to ramp up activity in the Bakken Shale.

January 12, 2017
Industry Files Lawsuit Against Federal Sage Grouse Plan

Industry Files Lawsuit Against Federal Sage Grouse Plan

Denver-based Western Energy Alliance (WEA) and the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) on Thursday filed a lawsuit challenging federal land-use plan amendments to greater sage grouse protections put in place last fall (see Daily GPI,Sept. 22, 2015).

May 13, 2016
Industry Files Lawsuit Against Federal Sage Grouse Plan

Industry Files Lawsuit Against Federal Sage Grouse Plan

Denver-based Western Energy Alliance (WEA) and the North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) on Thursday filed a lawsuit challenging federal land-use plan amendments to greater sage grouse protections put in place last fall (see Daily GPI,Sept. 22, 2015).

May 13, 2016

Ohio Regulators Approve Controversial Plans to Keep Outdated Power Plants, Switch Some to NatGas

The Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) on Thursday approved controversial plans that would help both American Electric Power Co. and FirstEnergy Corp. subsidize their uncompetitive coal power plants, while also increasing natural gas-fired and renewable electric generation in the state.

March 31, 2016
BLM’s Greater Sage Grouse Plans Pump Up the Volume of Protests

BLM’s Greater Sage Grouse Plans Pump Up the Volume of Protests

Everyone, it seems, is giving a piece of their minds to the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) on its proposed comprehensive national plans for the greater sage grouse.

June 30, 2015

Shell’s Arctic Offshore Exploration Clears Another Legal Hurdle

Royal Dutch Shell plc’s exploratory drilling plans offshore Alaska survived another legal challenge on Thursday after an appeals court upheld federal approval of oil spill response plans.

June 12, 2015

Federal Agencies Release Final Sage Grouse Conservation Plans

Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell said oil and gas companies should be minimally impacted by plans to conserve the habitat of the greater sage grouse, as Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead added that the plans were essentially the last chance to avoid having the bird added to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in September.

May 28, 2015

Final Sage Grouse Conservation Plans Unveiled by Federal Government

Department of Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell said oil and gas companies should be minimally impacted by plans to conserve the habitat of the greater sage grouse, as Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead added that the plans were essentially the last chance to avoid having the bird added to the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in September.

May 28, 2015

XTO Plans Pennsylvania NatGas Processing Expansion

ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiary XTO Energy Inc. plans to double the capacity at its natural gas processing facility in western Pennsylvania and has filed for permits with the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).

May 12, 2015
Fear of Layoffs, Unease Hit California Oil Patch

Fear of Layoffs, Unease Hit California Oil Patch

With the public notice last year of at least the possibility of one oilfield service firm contemplating laying off workers, sharply lower global oil prices at the start of the new year are sending some economic aftershocks of uncertainty through California’s oil and natural gas sector, not unlike other parts of the nation.

January 8, 2015
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