Range ‘Confident’ It Didn’t Taint Wells

A deposition of an Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) witness is expected to take place Tuesday as Range Resources Corp. pursues its challenge to an EPA emergency order charging water contamination on several fronts, including a petition last week to the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans.

January 25, 2011

FERC Staff Warns Imports, Storage Won’t Offset Production Shut-ins This Winter

FERC staff warned the Commission Thursday not to expect lost Gulf production to be offset somehow this winter by imports or gas from storage. Although storage levels have continued to rise in November putting the country in a better position to manage cold weather, storage alone cannot make up for 3.7 Bcf/d of shut-in production, much of it likely to remain shut in until next spring, said Stephen Harvey, deputy director of the Office of Market Oversight and Investigations.

November 18, 2005

CPUC Denies SES Request for Rehearing on Long Beach LNG Project

California’s state regulators and proponents wanting to site a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Long Beach Harbor had what may be a concluding head-butt late last month when a final request for a rehearing by Sound Energy Solutions (SES) was denied, reiterating the California Public Utilities Commission’s order that SES file with the state authorities for permission to build its proposed 1 Bcf/d receiving facility.

November 15, 2004

Hebert: FERC Not the ‘Happiness Commission’

If environmental groups and landowners somehow got the idea thatthrough their increased activities at FERC their influence wasgrowing, perhaps they should think again.

June 17, 1998