State agencies in Colorado and Utah are partnering with Colorado Mesa University (CMU) on a $117,000 report to help the states promote both at home and abroad the natural gas produced in the Piceance and Uintah basins.
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Darrell Hollek, who joined Anadarko Petroleum Corp. as a field engineer in 1980, has been promoted from executive vice president (EVP) of U.S. onshore exploration and production to EVP of operations with responsibility for domestic, exploration, production and midstream activities, as well as Gulf of Mexico and international business. Ernie Leyendecker, formerly senior vice president of international exploration who joined Anadarko in 2002, has been named EVP of international and deepwater exploration. EVP Bob Daniels, who has run international and deepwater exploration, is to continue and remain a member of the executive committee until his retirement later this year. EVP Jim Kleckner, who has been running international and deepwater operations, also is retiring.
April natural gas is set to open 2 cents lower Friday morning at $1.77 as traders try to get a grip on ever-growing ending inventories prior to the injection season. Overnight oil markets rose.
Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR), chairman of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, may consider legislation to promote natural gas after his panel has completed its trio of gas forums this month, a spokesman for the committee told NGI.
The Center for the New Energy Economy (CNEE) at Colorado State University announced that it has created a new online database of energy-related state legislation pending in all 50 states, “from solar to natural gas and everything in between.”
The Alaska Department of Natural Resources (DNR) and the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy on Tuesday inked an agreement at the LNG 17 conference in Houston to work together — and with potential investors — to dig down and study unconventional energy resources in Alaska’s Arctic.
Utah lawmakers are moving closer to passing a law to promote conversions to alternative fueled vehicles, particularly compressed natural gas (CNG), as the state’s leading natural gas company, Questar Corp., expands the development of its CNG fueling business and the rest of the natural gas vehicle (NGV) sector continues to spread its wings.
Acknowledging that natural gas vehicles (NGV) are catching on in the U.S. alternative transportation market, advocates for diesel and biodiesel alternatives are joining forces to promote their fuel’s viability among Washington, DC, policymakers.
In its final rule to eliminate harmful air pollution from oil and natural gas production announced Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) granted the industry a “reasonable” time to meet its requirements, extending the deadline for full compliance from 60 days to two and a half years.
Moving the ball forward on instituting new rules to govern how Wall Street does business in order to lower risk, promote transparency and protect the American public, federal regulators last week advanced the so-called Volcker Rule, which is part of the larger Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act.