More than $30 million in federal funding has been directed to 10 different research projects aimed at developing advanced natural gas transmission pipeline retrofitting technology to rehabilitate existing cast iron and bare steel pipes in the United States, the Department of Energy (DOE) said. To keep pace with the growing domestic gas industry, DOE’s Under…
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Interior Secretary Kirk Kempthorne last Monday released the proposed five-year program (2007-2012) that calls for leasing in the eastern Gulf of Mexico, Alaska’s Bristol Bay area and possibly offshore Virginia. Industry and consumer groups said the offshore leasing plan was far short of what is needed to meet increasing natural gas demand.
In Houston on Friday, U.S. District Judge Frances Stacy added restrictions to ex-Enron CEO Jeffrey Skilling’s $5 million bond after an altercation in New York City last month (see Daily GPI, April 13). Stacy told Skilling she will revoke his bond unless he gets both alcohol and mental health treatment, follows a curfew and gets a job or does volunteer work.
Tennessee said Monday rehab work on the Sun Lateral in westernLouisiana will be completed ahead of schedule and it will resumetaking nominations at all Sun meters for Wednesday’s gas day. Thepipeline had earlier projected that the project would extend untilJuly 9 (see Daily GPI, June 22).