After expressing initial reservations, a group representing county governments in Pennsylvania is now supporting a county-level impact fee proposed by Gov. Tom Corbett.
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It’s all about not standing in the way of cheap energy, economic growth, jobs and energy security, according to more than 100 groups representing U.S. industry, from North Dakota grain growers to Dow Chemical to the Ohio Bowling Association, that petitioned Tuesday to keep the federal government from erecting barriers to hydraulic fracturing (fracking).
An attorney representing Anschutz Exploration Corp. (AEC) has filed suit against the Town of Dryden, NY, arguing that the town of overstepped its authority when it enacted an ordinance and a zoning requirement this summer banning all oil and gas development activities.
FERC has rejected a request by associations representing major gas shippers to exercise its Section 5 authority requiring pipelines to amend their tariffs to comply with the Commission’s policy on the crediting of reservation charges during service outages — both planned and unplanned. But the association did not walk away empty handed.
A trade group representing oil and natural gas producers is taking steps to create a Center for Offshore Safety, which mirrors the industry-managed offshore safety institute proposed by the presidential commission on the BP plc oil spill earlier this year (see Daily GPI, Jan. 12). The API’s action comes only days after the Interior Department made its first move towards creating an offshore energy safety institute.
A trade group representing developers of shale gas Tuesday blasted the Academy Awards nomination of Gasland for best documentary feature, saying it grossly misrepresented the facts about the hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) practice associated with the production of shale.
Three groups representing financial interests Tuesday urged the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to not incorporate the antifraud rule used in securities markets into the futures and derivatives markets.
Energy ministers representing a trio of western Canadian provinces — British Columbia (BC), Alberta and Saskatchewan — Thursday signed an agreement aimed at expanding the region’s energy sector, including targeting Asian countries for energy exports.
Energy ministers representing a trio of Western Canadian provinces — British Columbia (BC), Alberta and Saskatchewan — last Thursday signed an agreement aimed at expanding the region’s energy sector, including targeting Asian countries for energy exports.