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EPA Presses FERC to Expand Cove Point Analysis

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on FERC to expand the scope of its environmental analysis of Dominion Cove Point’s liquefaction facilities, asking it to look into the “foreseeable future” and to exceed its jurisdiction by reviewing the “indirect effects” related to natural gas drilling and combustion.

November 26, 2012

EPA Presses FERC to Expand Analysis of Cove Point Exports

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on FERC to expand the scope of its environmental analysis of Dominion Cove Point’s proposed liquefaction facilities to include the “indirect effects” related to natural gas drilling and combustion.

November 26, 2012

EPA Presses FERC to Study Environmental Impact of Shale Gas

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called on FERC to expand the scope of its environmental analysis of Dominion Cove Point’s proposed liquefaction facilities, looking into the “foreseeable future” and exceeding its jurisdiction to include an investigation into the “indirect effects” related to natural gas drilling and combustion.

November 21, 2012

University at Buffalo to Close Shale Resources and Society Institute

The University at Buffalo (UB) will close its Shale Resources and Society Institute (SRSI), which during its seven-month life issued a hydraulic fracturing (fracking) study that was the target of criticism from several areas, including some UB staff, university President Satish Tripathi said Monday.

November 21, 2012

PADEP Secretary: Enviro Group’s ‘Math Seems to Be Off’

Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Secretary Michael Krancer said a recent report by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) was “incorrect and inapplicable to Pennsylvania in many respects,” and urged the environmental group to reconsider its labeling of natural gas as a “dirty fossil fuel.”

June 27, 2012

Pennsylvania Warns Pipeline Operators on Reporting

The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) is skeptical of information pipeline operators have submitted to comply with a new state registry, the chairman of the agency told a Pittsburgh audience Friday.

April 30, 2012

In Shales U.S. Has Something Many Want

U.S. resource plays that are spewing out natural gas and oil have virtually cleared producer calendars of speculative drilling and made for an energy supply bounty that is becoming the envy of numerous companies around the world, speakers at a Houston energy conference said.

February 24, 2012

North America Lifts Oilfield Specialty Chemicals Market

Driven mostly by North America, the world market for oilfield specialty chemicals climbed to almost $16 billion in 2010, with the United States and Canada accounting for more than half (52%), according to a global market study by IHS Chemical.

February 7, 2012

Williams Holding Open Season for Eastbound Marcellus Outlet

Williams Partners LP is holding an open season through April 2 for the remaining capacity on its 260-mile Atlantic Access Project, a pipeline that would carry more than 1 Bcf/d of Appalachian gas supply to eastern markets along the Atlantic Seaboard by late 2014.

February 7, 2012

Municipals: Keep Homegrown Gas at Home

A group of municipal natural gas utilities has protested Lake Charles Exports LLC’s (LCE) request to broaden the scope of ts recently granted authority to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to include countries with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA). The municipals argue that it would be wrong-headed to approve the proposal and others like it based on the discoveries of domestic shale gas deposits.

August 15, 2011
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