Settlement Reached on Closed California Nuke Plant

In a move that, longer term, will impact California's network of natural gas-fired electric generation plants, a multi-billion-dollar settlement was reached Thursday among the two principal utility owners, state regulators and consumer representatives for handling utility customer charges tied to the closed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Stations (SONGS) in Southern California.

March 28, 2014

Ontario Supports TransCanada-Utilities Pact

A friend in high places has stepped forward to support TransCanada Corp.’s plan for enabling growth in U.S. shale gas exports to Ontario and Quebec by working with their distributors on additions to northbound pipeline capacity.

February 7, 2014

Fifth Circuit Rules in Favor of BP on Damage Claims

A federal appeals court in New Orleans on Wednesday ordered that some payments required to be paid by BP plc be halted to Gulf Coast businesses claiming they were impacted by the Macondo well blowout.

October 4, 2013

FERC Settlement Resolves WIC Over-Recovery Charges

FERC Tuesday approved an uncontested settlement that resolves allegations that Wyoming Interstate Co. (WIC) pipeline over-recovered costs from its shippers, resulting in unjust and unreasonable rates.

October 3, 2013

ALJ OKs Settlement Resolving Over-Recovery of Costs by Viking Gas

A FERC administrative law judge (ALJ) has approved an uncontested settlement between Viking Gas Transmission and its shippers resolving charges that the company over-recovered costs, resulting in unjust and unreasonable rates for shippers

September 24, 2013

UGI NatGas Utility Fined $1M for Inadequate Pipe Repair

UGI Corp.’s Pennsylvania-based natural gas utility has agreed to pay a $1 million fine to settle allegations that it failed to adequately maintain and repair a 50-year-old high-pressure gas main in Wilkes Barre.

August 22, 2013

Pennsylvania Records Indicate Disgruntled Family Still Receives Royalties

A Pennsylvania family that had sued Range Resources Corp. and other midstream operators for allegedly contaminating its property with hydraulic fracturing (fracking) fluids is still receiving monthly royalty payments, according to court-released settlement documents.

August 15, 2013

TransCanada Extends Nova Pipeline Settlement Through 2014

After nine months of negotiations with shippers, Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. on Monday announced an agreement to maintain the services and finances status quo on its Nova natural gas pipeline grid in Alberta and British Columbia (BC).

August 13, 2013

BP Loses Round in Court over Spill Claims

The New Orleans federal judge overseeing the BP plc multi-district litigation concerning the Macondo well blowout ordered the producer on Wednesday to ante up more than $130 million in fees to continue funding the court-supervised claims administrator.

August 9, 2013

Consol’s WV Water Treatment Plant a Coal Mine Legacy

Consol Energy Inc. has opened a water treatment plant near Mannington, WV, that will be used to treat up to 3,500 gallons per minute of water from coal mines, some of which could be put to use in hydraulic fracturing (fracking) operations in the area.

July 15, 2013
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