Producers quickly protested President Obama’s pledge before the United Nations Tuesday to phase out subsidies for oil, natural gas and coal to help reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions.
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Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) Thursday protested the Obama administration’s decision to “unilaterally overturn” a Bush-era regulation that allowed federal agencies to forgo “broad interagency consultations” with the Interior Department’s U.S. Fish and Wildlife (FWS) and the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) before taking any action that may affect threatened or endangered species.
Major producer groups have protested the Obama administration’s decision Tuesday to stall the review of the new five-year offshore leasing plan (2010-2015) that was issued in the final days of the Bush administration.
House Republicans protested Tuesday when they were forced to begin debate on the Democrats’ broad energy bill only hours after getting their first glance at the 290-page measure. An up-or-down vote was expected late Tuesday on the measure that would lift the 26-year-old congressional moratorium on oil and natural gas drilling beyond 100 miles from coastlines.
The self-styled “Panhandle complainants” and regulators from Michigan, Kansas and Missouri last week protested Southwest Gas Storage’s filing of a Section 4 rate hike, which they contend is designed to intentionally thwart FERC action in an ongoing Section 5 complaint case in which customers have accused the storage provider of charging excessive rates.
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC last Monday protested Quoddy Bay LNG’s use of the pipeline’s FERC-approved expansion project as a pawn in an international dispute with Canada over the use of its waterways by U.S.-bound liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers.
Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC Monday protested Quoddy Bay LNG’s use of the pipeline’s FERC-approved expansion project as a pawn in an international dispute with Canada over the use of its waterways by U.S.-bound liquefied natural gas (LNG) tankers.
Major liquefied natural gas (LNG) suppliers have protested a crucial administrative law judge (ALJ) initial decision accepting restrictive interchangeability standards that were proposed by Florida Gas Transmission (FGT), saying it could limit the availability of Atlantic Basin LNG supplies to import terminals along the Gulf Coast.
Over protests by several environmental groups, BNP Petroleum Corp. has received permission to drill two new natural gas wells in the ecologically sensitive Padre Island National Seashore of Texas.