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Ninth New NatGas Power Plant Approved for Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently approved plans by a subsidiary of LS Power to build a 900 MW natural gas-fired power plant about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, bringing to nine the number of gas-fired plants proposed in and around the state’s Marcellus Shale resource base.

May 20, 2013

Ninth New NatGas Power Plant Approved for Pennsylvania

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) recently approved plans by a subsidiary of LS Power to build a 900 MW natural gas-fired power plant about 50 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, bringing to nine the number of gas-fired plants proposed in and around the state’s Marcellus Shale resource.

May 20, 2013

Northeast Expected to Have Adequate Power Generation this Summer

No spike in natural gas demand for power generation in the Northeast is expected this summer as the Northeast Power Coordinating Council Inc. (NPCC) said Tuesday that a recently completed reliability assessment shows that the region will have an adequate supply of electricity this summer.

May 15, 2013

North Dakota Governor: Oneok Projects Help Reduce Flaring

A trio of recently completed Oneok Partners LP projects will enhance North Dakota’s processing of natural gas and help reduce flaring in the state, according to Gov. Jack Dalrymple.

May 13, 2013

New Fractionators to Handle Eagle Ford NGLs

LyondellBasell has contracted with TexStar MidStream Services LP for TexStar to install two natural gas liquids (NGL) fractionation units next to affiliate Equistar Chemicals LP’s Corpus Christi, TX, plant. The units will process NGLs from the Eagle Ford Shale.

April 15, 2013

Indiana Lawmakers Ponder Incentives for CNG Vehicle Use

A bill (HB 1324) recently approved by the Indiana House and now being considered by the state Senate would provide an income tax credit for large natural gas-fueled trucks and would impose a motor carrier fuel tax on natural gas equivalent to rates already imposed on gasoline.

April 10, 2013
Hedge Fund Forces Power Shift at SandRidge

Hedge Fund Forces Power Shift at SandRidge

After months of haggling, hedge fund TPG-Axon Capital, which owns 7.3% of outstanding SandRidge Energy Inc. shares, has gained at least a portion of the changes it had urged at the Oklahoma City-based company, and it stands poised to remove CEO Tom Ward or take control of the board of directors.

March 22, 2013

National Fuel Gas: Production to Jump Another 23% in 2014

National Fuel Gas Co. (NFG), which recently raised its production guidance for 2013 by 6 Bcfe to 102-112 Bcfe, said Monday it expects production to jump to 126-138 Bcfe in 2014.

March 20, 2013

Pioneer Ramps Up in Wolfcamp, Eagle Ford

With a recently signed joint venture agreement targeting the Wolfcamp Shale in hand, Pioneer Natural Resources Co. this year plans to step up horizontal drilling there. In the Eagle Ford, longer laterals and more white sand proppant instead of ceramic are on the agenda.

February 18, 2013

Pioneer Ramping Up Wolfcamp, Eagle Ford Activity

With a recently signed joint venture agreement targeting the Wolfcamp Shale in hand, Pioneer Natural Resources Co. this year plans to step up horizontal drilling there. In the Eagle Ford, longer laterals and more white sand proppant instead of ceramic are on the agenda.

February 15, 2013