Securing

ConocoPhillips Adds Prospective Acreage to North American Portfolio

ConocoPhillips is securing thousands of acres in emerging resource plays across Canada and the United States as it readies to become a stand-alone explorer, a company executive said Wednesday.

July 28, 2011

Chesapeake Agrees to Finance West Virginia Road Repairs

Chesapeake Energy Corp. has agreed to spend millions for repairs to roads in four counties in the West Virginia Panhandle, in order to mitigate damage done to the roads by trucks hauling equipment and water to its wells sites in the region.

July 12, 2011

Capitol Hill Views Obama Energy Plan with Skeptical Eye

Capitol Hill reaction to President Obama’s blueprint for securing the nation’s future energy supplies has run the gamut from supportive to skeptical about whether his targeted goal to reduce foreign imports can be met. Republicans said there is a wide disconnect between what Obama said Wednesday and his anti-drilling policies.

April 1, 2011

ETP: Tiger Pipeline Commitments Hit 2 Bcf/d

By securing another 10-year contract to transport natural gas from the Haynesville Shale, total capacity commitments for the proposed Tiger Pipeline have risen to 2 Bcf/d, Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) said Wednesday.

October 22, 2009

Energy Sector M&A Still Seen Contributing to Business Strategy

Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) within the energy sector are likely to increase this year, but companies may be challenged in securing ready capital, according to a recent survey.

February 27, 2008

North American Gas Supply Called ‘Vital’ to U.S. Security Interests

Securing a supply of reasonably priced natural gas, which up to now has taken a back seat to its crude oil, will increasingly be viewed as a vital U.S. interest, according to an in-depth study by the Baker Institute Energy Forum.

November 26, 2007

Gas Supply Called ‘Vital’ to U.S. Security Interests

Securing a supply of reasonably priced natural gas, which up to now has taken a back seat to its crude oil, will increasingly be viewed as a vital U.S. interest, according to an in-depth study by the Baker Institute Energy Forum.

November 26, 2007

Transportation Notes

Northwest lifted its remaining Overrun Entitlement (see Daily GPI, Jan. 18) Saturday. The pipeline thanked customers for securing more Canadian supply and encouraged the continuation of this trend in order to avoid OFOs.

January 22, 2007

DOT Urges LNG Operators to be Vigilant with Facility Security

The Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an advisory bulletin urging owners and operators of liquefied natural gas (LNG) plants to be vigilant in securing their facilities in the wake of the breach at KeySpan Corp.’s Lynn, MA, storage site in August.

December 29, 2006

Executives Fault Politicians, Express Access, Conservation Worries

A survey of oil and gas executives finds that the majority blame politicians for short-range decision-making they say is an obstacle to securing the country’s energy future. They also blame “public attitudes” but said “poor communications by the energy industry” had little to do with a lack of energy progress.

December 11, 2006