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Fleet Operators, Industries Pursue Natgas Switch

Fleet operators continue to look for cleaner and less expensive fueling alternatives to gasoline, while some small industries are studying the options of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) or propane, depending on the specific application.

February 4, 2013

Natural Gas as Alternative Fuel Drawing Wide Interest

Fleet operators continue to look for “cleaner” and less expensive fueling alternatives to gasoline, while other small industries are studying the options of using liquefied natural gas (LNG) or propane, depending on the specific application, which has moved natural gas into the spotlight nationwide.

January 29, 2013

Texas Producers Using, Recycling More Water

An update conducted last year of a Texas water use study found that oil and gas producers are using more water for hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but they’re also recycling more, making it important to distinguish between water “use” and “consumption.”

January 18, 2013

New York DEC to File 90-Day Extension to Finalize Frack Rules

In an effort to avoid having to restart the process from square one, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) will file for a 90-day extension on Thursday to finalize rules governing high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF).

November 29, 2012

CenterPoint Seeks to Start Up Arkansas Replacement Project

CenterPoint Energy Gas Transmission (CEGT) has asked FERC for authorization to carry out activities to place its 17-mile, small-diameter Line replacement project in southwestern Arkansas in service by Nov. 12.

November 7, 2012

CNG In A Box Unveiled by Chesapeake, GE

CNG In A Box, a project launched earlier this year to provide compressed natural gas (CNG) refueling options for large- and small-scale retailers, was unveiled Monday by GE and a Chesapeake Energy Corp. affiliate, Peake Fuel Solutions.

October 9, 2012

BLM Seeks Comments on XTO Assessment in Uinta

The federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released an environmental assessment (EA) of XTO Energy Inc.’s proposed Riverbend gas project and is seeking public comment by Oct. 10.

September 26, 2012

Hess Buying Delta Energy Commodity Business

Hess Corp. will acquire the commodity business of Delta Energy LLC, a regional natural gas marketing company with commercial and industrial (C&I) and small business customers in Ohio, Pennsylvania and five other states, the companies said. Terms of the agreement, which is expected to close this fall, were not disclosed.

September 20, 2012

Colorado Town’s Fracking Agreements May be ‘Model’

Agreements carved out by the small Front Range Colorado town of Erie have added to the state’s rules covering hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and could serve as a model for other local jurisdictions. The state, however, maintains the exclusive right of enforcement.

September 11, 2012

Local Colorado Drilling Agreements Depend on State

Agreements between two oil and gas producers and a small Front Range Colorado town have added to the state’s rules covering hydraulic fracturing and depend solely on the state for enforcement. Memoranda of understanding (MOU) inked separately by Encana Oil & Gas Co. and Anadarko Petroleum Corp. with the city of Erie, CO, include several best management practices mutually agreed to with city officials and incorporated into state permitting requirements for new wells.

September 4, 2012