Amid strained relations with state officials, three Native American tribes whose reservation lands provide more than 20% of North Dakota’s oil production on Tuesday threatened to abandon an oil production revenue-sharing agreement with the state.
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The Texas oil and natural gas industry is making its presence felt through a currently diminished contribution to Lone Star State coffers because of the commodities price rout and industry downturn. However, tax collections from oil and gas activity are expected to be on the upswing.
Alaska’s two U.S. senators introduced legislation on Thursday to open a non-wilderness portion of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge (ANWR) to limited oil and gas development.
Sunoco Logistics Partners LP’s Mariner East (ME) 2 pipeline project remains on track for a late 2017 start-up after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court late last month said it wouldn’t hear an appeal challenging a subsidiary’s power of eminent domain.
Fallout from the Dakota Access oil pipeline battle and “reinventing” state government are high on the priority list of new North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum.
Kinder Morgan Inc.’s Tennessee Gas Pipeline LLC (TGP) has reached a settlement with the state of Massachusetts that clears the way for the pipeline’s Connecticut Expansion Project to traverse the Otis State Forest in Sandisfield, MA, in Berkshire County.
Connecticut’s state Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a lower court’s dismissal of a lawsuit by the heating oil sector that had attempted to block a state energy initiative expanding natural gas pipeline infrastructure to serve retail customers.
The Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) has released a settlement with Columbia Gas of Pennsylvania for public comment that alleges safety violations at two of the company’s work sites in the state.
Voters in Washington state on Tuesday rejected a statewide ballot measure to create a carbon tax, with 58% of the votes casts going against Initiative 732, which would have imposed a tax on fossil fuels.
Connecticut is abandoning a request for proposals (RFP) for natural gas pipeline/storage capacity and liquefied natural gas (LNG) resources as support for project cost sharing among New England states has fallen away. Hydropower and renewables are slated to get more business from the Constitution State.