Proposing

Pennsylvania Considering Disclosure Law

Inspired by pioneering legislation in Texas, a Pennsylvania state lawmaker is proposing a bill that would require Marcellus Shale operators to disclose all the chemicals used in hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) operations.

July 6, 2011

EPA Postpones GHG Rules For Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week finalized an agreement to extend until Sept. 30 the deadline for proposing greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for fossil fuel power plants, giving older less-efficient coal-fired plants a temporary reprieve.

June 20, 2011

EPA Postpones Greenhouse Gas Rules For Power Plants

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized an agreement to extend until Sept. 30 the deadline for proposing greenhouse gas (GHG) standards for fossil fuel power plants, giving older less-efficient coal-fired plants a temporary reprieve.

June 15, 2011

Pennsylvania Proposing Tougher Drilling Rules

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is proposing significant overhauls to the laws governing Marcellus Shale development in the state, including increased protection for water supplies and stricter permitting and operating requirements.

June 6, 2011

Pennsylvania Proposing Tougher Drilling Rules

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is proposing significant overhauls to the laws governing Marcellus Shale development in the state, including increased protection for water supplies and stricter permitting and operating requirements.

June 6, 2011

Marcellus Coalition Pitches NGV Corridor for Pennsylvania

Looking for ways to keep demand on pace with production, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) is proposing a $200 million program to expand natural gas vehicle (NGV) infrastructure across Pennsylvania.

April 6, 2011

Marcellus Coalition Proposing Pennsylvania NGV Hub

Following the Obama administration touting the potential of domestic natural gas, the Marcellus Shale Coalition (MSC) is proposing an aggressive expansion of natural gas transportation infrastructure across Pennsylvania that it believes could increase demand by as much as 5.4 Bcf over the next decade.

April 6, 2011

Streamlined Marcellus Bills Advance in West Virginia Legislature

Bills that would change West Virginia’s regulation of Marcellus Shale drilling — stripped of forced pooling language and proposing smaller increases to horizontal permitting fees than previously considered — were passed Thursday by House and Senate committees in the state’s legislature in Charleston.

February 28, 2011

Streamlined Marcellus Bills Advance in West Virginia Legislature

Bills that would change West Virginia’s regulation of Marcellus Shale drilling — stripped of forced pooling language and proposing smaller increases to horizontal permitting fees than previously considered — were passed Thursday by House and Senate committees in the state’s legislature in Charleston.

February 28, 2011

Transco Files Proposal to Expand Service in Mid-Atlantic Region

The Williams Cos.’ Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line (Transco) filed an application at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Tuesday proposing to expand its system by an incremental 142,000 Dth/d of firm transportation capacity to serve growing natural gas markets in the Mid-Atlantic region by November 2012.

November 17, 2010