Mackenzie Official: Don’t Let Alaska Gasline Beat Us to Market

Prospects that an Alaska gas pipeline will move ahead are raising anxiety in the Canadian camp promoting construction of a Mackenzie project first. Bob Reid, Calgary president of Aboriginal Pipeline Group, let the concern show in a blistering statement intended to light a fire under the stalled Canadian regulatory process.

March 6, 2009

Energy Stimulus Proposals Ready for House Vote

Two House panels last Thursday voted out their portions of the economic stimulus spending package promoting increased production of alternative fuels and encouraging more energy efficiency and conservation. The votes, mostly along party lines, set the stage for what could be a partisan fight on the House floor this week.

January 26, 2009

Tenaska’s $3B-Plus Coal Power Plant Would Feature Carbon Capture

After a turbulent few months of project proposals and cancellations in states like Indiana and Wyoming, the movement promoting clean coal for power production saw another sign of hope last week as Omaha-based Tenaska Inc. proposed to build the nation’s first new conventional coal-fueled power plant that woul also capture carbon dioxide (CO2) near Sweetwater, TX. The captured CO2 would then be sold for use to enhance oil production in the Permian Basin, resulting in geologic storage.

February 25, 2008

CA Environmental Group Report Paints Energy Utopia by 2025

With a state policy promoting energy alternatives, grass roots-based Environment California late last month released a report heralding “A New Energy Future” in which a massive transformation could cut overall energy use nationally by 10%. The document’s vision calls for saving one-third of today’s oil use through a large shift to renewable energy and stepped up energy efficiency programs by 2025.

October 5, 2006

FERC, Corps Ink MOA to Coordinate on Gas Projects

FERC and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers have signed a memorandum of agreement promoting a more streamlined regulatory process through early coordination of efforts to identify the purpose, needs and alternatives for regulated natural gas projects.

July 14, 2005
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