Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) Chairman Michele Sierkerka said the organization is working to advance natural gas regulations in the basin, with “thousands of hours” logged so far by its staff and those of its member states on the process since November 2011.
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Faced With Shale Boom, SRBC Vows Increased Monitoring, Communication
The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) said it will focus on regulatory activities and water quality monitoring related to shale gas development within the basin, as the organization begins its latest two-year Water Resources Program for the fiscal years 2014 and 2015.
Pennsylvania Landowner’s Group Threatens to Sue DRBC
A coalition of landowners in Wayne County, PA, is threatening to file a lawsuit against the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) over a continuing delay in either enacting natural gas regulations in the basin or deferring regulation to its four member states.
Pennsylvania Governor Urges DRBC Action to Lift Moratorium
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett is urging the Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) to proceed with a proposal to revise water quality regulations, a move that could ultimately open the basin to expanded Marcellus Shale natural gas drilling.
Williams Bullish on Natural Gas, Liquids Prospects
Market dynamics have built big windows for North American natural gas projects, which international interests and big producers are ready to open, the Williams CEO said Tuesday.
Shale Growth Causing NatGas Pipeline ‘Replumbing,’ Says Braziel
The day-in and day-out reports from operators ready to build new natural gas pipelines and natural gas liquids (NGL) midstream infrastructure generally have had one thing in common over the past couple of years: most are for the Marcellus Shale. And that’s not going to change anytime soon, according to industry executives.
Shell in Hunt for New Technologies
Royal Dutch Shell plc said Tuesday it’s ready to invest “several hundred million dollars” in promising technology companies to accelerate innovations that might add value to its operations.
Obama Urged to Condense Energy Regulators
As the Obama administration gets ready to start its second term, now is the time for it to reevaluate how the nation’s energy policy offices can be better structured, said a Washington, DC-based think tank Tuesday.
2013 to Be ‘Transformational Year’ for MarkWest
MarkWest Energy Partners is getting ready for “explosive growth” in the Northeast “in 2013 and beyond,” CEO Frank Semple said Thursday. Next year, natural gas liquids (NGL) processing in the Marcellus and Utica shales combined should increase to 4.8 Bcf/d from 2.7 Bcf/d to serve producer customers.
Comstock Keeping Haynesville Powder Dry
The dry gas Haynesville Shale will have its day again — when gas prices have a $5 handle — and Comstock Resources Inc. will be ready, management of the Frisco, TX-based producer told financial analysts last week.