Colorado regulators on Monday notified Weld County that legislation giving local jurisdictions more authority over energy projects did not preempt the state’s authority to oversee oil and gas development.
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New York regulators are seeking input on an early draft of rules to further curb volatile organic compounds (VOC) and methane emissions, a proposal that one state oil and natural gas industry group has warned could be “devastating” for producers if it’s finalized.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) on Thursday unveiled draft regulations aimed at curbing smog-forming emissions from existing oil and natural gas production and midstream operations.
The Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) is seeking input on potential rules that would expand air emissions rules for both existing and new unconventional oil and gas facilities that aren’t already covered by general permits for midstream and upstream equipment.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is drafting another set of regulations aimed at curbing emissions from existing oil and natural gas production and midstream operations in the state.
The California Department of Conservation (DOC) has proposed final regulations to better safeguard against drinking water contamination from oil and natural gas operations involving underground injection control (UIC) wells and abandoned idle wells.
A Republican-sponsored bill introduced in the Pennsylvania House earlier this year to update the state’s Oil and Gas Act of 1984 to clarify language and address the current challenges facing conventional producers has passed and now moves to the Senate for consideration.
The Canadian government on Thursday set a date of January 2020 to begin enforcing methane emissions reduction requirements on the oil and gas industry.
A formula for overcoming fear of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) surfaced from a sister Commonwealth Nation on Tuesday, in time for an inquiry launched earlier in March in a Canadian hotbed of unconventional natural gas development, British Columbia (BC).
Regulators in Oklahoma say data gathered since seismicity guidelines went into effect in late 2016 supports new requirements for oil and gas operators planning to drill in the state’s stacked reservoirs, thereby reducing the chances of future earthquakes from completion activities.