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API Moves to Establish Offshore Safety Center

A trade group representing oil and natural gas producers is taking steps to create a Center for Offshore Safety, which mirrors the industry-managed offshore safety institute proposed by the presidential commission on the BP plc oil spill earlier this year (see Daily GPI, Jan. 12). The API’s action comes only days after the Interior Department made its first move towards creating an offshore energy safety institute.

March 21, 2011

Talisman Fined for Spill at Marcellus Well Pad

A U.S. subsidiary of Calgary-based Talisman Energy Inc. has been fined by Pennsylvania regulators for a large diesel fuel spill that occurred last year at a Marcellus Shale natural gas well pad.

January 10, 2011

Producers Take Steps to Begin Reporting Hydrofracking Fluids

A handful of producers have taken the initial steps to upload their data on fluids used in hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) to www.hydraulicfracturingdisclosure.org — a state-based registry run by the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), a GWPC official said.

January 10, 2011

Producers Take Steps to Begin Reporting Hydrofracking Fluids

A handful of producers have taken the initial steps to upload their data on fluids used in the hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) process to www.hydraulicfracturingdisclosure.org — a state-based registry run by the Ground Water Protection Council (GWPC) and the Interstate Oil and Gas Compact Commission (IOGCC), a GWPC official said.

January 10, 2011

GAO Faults BLM’s Management of Lease Sale Protests

While the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has taken steps to collect agencywide data related to protests of oil and natural gas lease sales, the protest data it maintains and makes publicly available still are limited and of poor quality, according to a report that was publicly released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) last Monday.

September 6, 2010

GAO Faults BLM’s Management of Public Protests of Lease Sales

While the Interior Department’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has taken steps to collect agencywide data related to protests of oil and natural gas lease sales, the protest data it maintains and makes publicly available still are limited and of poor quality, according to a report that was publicly released by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Monday.

August 31, 2010

California Combating Customer Disconnects

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) on Thursday took steps to counter utility residential customer shutoffs, which were experienced earlier in the year among customers of the state’s major private-sector utilities. The action was prompted by what many think is fallout from the continuing economic recession and double-digit unemployment levels.

August 2, 2010

Majors Taking Proactive Steps to Improve Growth

The integrated majors are taking proactive steps to improve their growth curve, including a stronger focus in North America, an energy analyst with Raymond James & Associates Inc. said last week.

April 12, 2010

Majors Take Proactive Steps to Improve Growth

The integrated majors are taking proactive steps to improve their growth curve, including a stronger focus in North America, an energy analyst with Raymond James & Associates Inc. said Monday.

April 6, 2010

Majors Take Proactive Steps to Improve Growth

The integrated majors are taking proactive steps to improve their growth curve, including a stronger focus in North America, an energy analyst with Raymond James & Associates Inc. said Monday.

April 6, 2010