Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska, the ranking Republican on the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, is planning to visit Japan “soon” to discuss with officials there natural gas exports and the state of Japan’s nuclear market.
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In a soon-to-be released study, the chief economist of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) has found that high-speed traders (HFT) are moving in on the profits of traditional investors in financial markets.
Developing new natural gas pipeline infrastructure has become more difficult, in part due to basis compression, and the problem is not likely to end any time soon, according to an ICF International economist. In addition, the number of groups seeking to block gas pipeline projects has been steadily growing, and are likely to get more radical in the years ahead.
Developing new natural gas pipeline infrastructure has become more difficult, in part due to basis compression, and the problem is not likely to end any time soon, said an economist with ICF International Thursday. In addition, the number of groups seeking to block gas pipeline projects has been steadily growing.
CNBC and NBC News on Thursday used cross-network programming to train their cameras on the resurgence in Ohio, once the heart of the U.S. steel industry, which has been reborn in part from the growth in the auto industry, as well as drilling operations in the Utica Shale.
Plaintiffs suing two municipalities in New York State for enacting bans on hydraulic fracturing (fracking) will soon have their day in court. Meanwhile, the city of Binghamton, which had its day in court — and lost — is considering an appeal.
Maintaining that Colorado’s water supply is too fragile to put at risk, a diverse coalition of more than 100 of the state’s business, conservation and sporting groups sent a letter of support Wednesday for a U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) proposal to reduce the amount of land available for oil shale research and development.
High Prairie Pipeline LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Durango, CO-based Saddle Butte Pipeline LLC, expects FERC to act soon on its complaint that Enbridge Energy Ltd. has discriminated against it by denying it an interconnection to deliver oil from the Bakken Shale formation to the market hub at Clearbrook MN, a spokesman said Tuesday (see Shale Daily, June 4).
The Michigan Department of Natural Resources (DNR) has begun working with the state’s Attorney General’s Office to review allegations that Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Encana Corp. worked together to avoid competing in state lease auctions two years ago.