Preparing

New EPA Rules Focus of Edison Merchant Challenges

Preparing to operate within the new, stiffer federal emissions restrictions is the major focus of Edison International’s ongoing attempt to extract value from its largely coal-fired fleet of Midwest and Eastern merchant power plants, officials said Thursday.

August 8, 2011

Critical Onslaught Against NYT Methods Continues

The Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) views on shale gas, which were provided in advance to the New York Times (NYT) for an article it was preparing, “differ in significant respects” from those published by the newspaper on Monday, according to the director of the Office of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels Analysis within the EIA’s Energy Analysis office.

June 29, 2011

Industry Briefs

Two multi-state organizations, with the help of oil and gas companies, are preparing to launch a website Monday (April 11) that will provide the public with a comprehensive list of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing. The website, fracfocus.org, is being developed by the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission. “This is pretty unique,” GWPC spokesman Mike Nickolaus told NGI. “Some of the oil and gas companies have done some of this on their own in the past, and the service companies have something too, but it’s not at all like this. This will be the only multi-state, multi-operator registry of this sort.” Once the website is online, the public would be able to search for wells by state, county or their American Petroleum Institute number. Twenty companies, both producers and service companies, already have registered and agreed to voluntarily upload data about their operations.

April 11, 2011

FERC Preparing for Possible Government Shutdown

With congressional budget talks at an apparent standstill and a government shutdown looming, FERC and other federal agencies are preparing to operate in an essential operations-only scenario.

April 7, 2011

Fracking Chemicals Website to Launch Next Monday

Two multi-state organizations, with the help of oil and gas companies, are preparing to launch a website Monday that will provide the public with a comprehensive list of chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing.

April 6, 2011

Problems Offshore Mar OTC

BP plc and its worldwide team of experts had been preparing for a lot of good fun at this year’s annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), held last week in Houston.

May 10, 2010

Problems Offshore Mar Biggest Industry Trade Show

BP plc and its worldwide team of experts had been preparing for a lot of good fun at this year’s annual Offshore Technology Conference (OTC), which kicked off Monday in Houston.

May 4, 2010

Questar Quarterly Gas Output Up 10%

Questar Corp., which is preparing for the likely spin-off of its exploration and production (E&P) business later this year, last week reported a mixed earnings report for the first three months of 2010, in part because of lower natural gas prices.

May 3, 2010

Questar Raises Earnings, Output Guidance

Questar Corp., which is preparing for the likely spin-off of its exploration and production (E&P) business later this year, on Wednesday reported a mixed earnings report for the first three months of 2010, in part because of lower natural gas prices.

April 29, 2010

Alberta Looks to Stimulate Unconventional Gas Development

After years of resisting special financial treatment for unconventional drilling, the Alberta government is showing signs of preparing to grant new breaks to kick-start activity that has to date largely bypassed Canada’s largest producing province.

October 12, 2009