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KKR Saddles Up with Spur Energy to Prospect in Permian and Beyond

Houston-based Spur Energy Partners LLC, formed earlier this year, has partnered up with sponsor KKR to buy some Permian Basin assets and acquire other properties across the Lower 48.

May 14, 2019

Pressure Mounts to Tighten Rail Tank Car Standards

Pressure is mounting inside and outside Washington, DC, for the Department of Transportation (DOT) to order the retrofit or phase-out DOT-111 tank cars that are used to transport crude oil and ethanol by rail. Proponents of the effort note that a number of the tank cars involved in the fiery crash of tanker cars carrying Bakken crude in Quebec earlier this month were DOT-111 cars.

July 25, 2013

Obama Funding to Spur NatGas, Electric Vehicles

President Obama on Wednesday announced a $1 billion National Community Deployment Challenge to spur deployment of natural gas, electric and other alternative fuel vehicles in communities around the country.

March 8, 2012

Cooling Trends Manage to Rally Most Points

Although softening continued at New England locations, most of the market found enough impending increases in heating load to spur higher prices Tuesday. The overall cash bullishness was able to overcome a prior-day drop of 8.7 cents by December futures and expectations that a net build in storage had extended into at least the first week of November.

November 9, 2011

WV Lawmakers Pen Bill to Boost Natural Gas

Several state senators have introduced legislation this month designed to help spur investment in West Virginia’s natural gas industry.

February 21, 2011

WV Bill Aims to Boost Investment in Natural Gas

Several state senators introduced legislation last week designed to help spur investment in the natural gas industry.

February 17, 2011

EPA to Ease Fuel Conversion System Approval Process

In an effort to encourage innovation and spur the use of systems that would allow vehicles to run on alternative fuels including natural gas and electricity, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the streamlining of the fuel conversion system approval process.

May 10, 2010

Alaska Governor: In-State Gasline Done in Five Years

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will introduce legislation to spur development of a pipeline to serve the state’s gas-starved Southcentral region, she told lawmakers Thursday. This came one day after entities working on two separate in-state projects said they were not collaborating, despite a partnership announcement by the state last summer that called for them to work together.

January 26, 2009

Alaska Governor: In-State Gasline Five Years Away

Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will introduce legislation to spur development of a pipeline to serve the state’s gas-starved Southcentral region, she told lawmakers Thursday. This came one day after entities working on two separate in-state projects said they were not collaborating, despite a partnership announcement by the state last summer that called for them to work together.

January 26, 2009

GAO: States Outshine Interior in Spurring Oil, Gas Development

The Interior Department does less to spur development of federal oil and natural gas leases than some state and private landowners, according to a report issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Tuesday.

November 6, 2008
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