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Pennsylvania Regulators Partially Lift Mariner East 2 Construction Suspension

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) on Thursday partially lifted a suspension on construction of the Mariner East (ME) 2 and 2X pipelines in southeast Pennsylvania.

August 2, 2018

Mariner East Decision Close as Pennsylvania Legislator Calls for Transparency

State Sen. Andrew Dinniman has asked the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) to post all public comments to the official online docket as his case against Sunoco Pipeline LP, which has stopped service on Mariner East (ME) 1 and some construction on ME 2 and 2X, advances.

June 12, 2018
Mariner East Remains Offline, Raising Questions on Longer-Term Impacts

Mariner East Remains Offline, Raising Questions on Longer-Term Impacts

Ethane and propane transport on the Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) Mariner East (ME) 1 pipeline remains suspended more than a month after Pennsylvania regulators ordered a halt to operations because of sinkholes, with little clarity on exactly when service will resume.

April 5, 2018

Pennsylvania Producer Not Liable for $500K in Impact Fees, Says Court

The Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court this week reversed an order by the state Public Utility Commission (PUC) that would have required an independent oil and natural gas producer to pay nearly $500,000 in impact fee revenue, interest and penalties.

March 29, 2017

Pennsylvania PUC to Explore Different NatGas/Electric Utility Rate Structures

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has scheduled a hearing in March to gather information on alternative ratemaking methodologies for the state’s natural gas and electric utilities as it explores better ways to promote energy efficiency and conservation programs.

January 11, 2016

Pennsylvania PUC Launches Probe of State’s Retail Natgas Market

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) launched an investigation Thursday into the competitiveness of the state’s retail natural gas market to determine what steps state regulators should take in order to make improvements.

September 13, 2013

Avista Seeks $9.5M General Rate Increase in Oregon

Spokane, WA-based Avista Utilities asked Oregon regulators last Thursday for a better-than 10% hike in its retail residential natural gas utility rates, reversing a trend in recent years in which retail gas utility rates in the state had been plummeting (seeDaily GPI,Nov. 1, 2011).

August 20, 2013