Former Pennsylvania Gov. Ed Rendell urged New Yorkers — and, by extension, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo — to embrace high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF) in their state, adding that they have “the chance to play a major part in [the] revolution” of U.S. energy independence.
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New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and unconventional drilling pioneer George Mitchell last week offered their unqualified support and a big financial boost for “common sense” hydraulic fracturing (fracking) regulations, just days ahead of expected new guidelines for New York state drillers.
Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC and sponsors of its proposed natural gas compressor station project in Minisink, NY, which would boost the company’s firm deliveries of Marcellus Shale gas to about 675,000 Dth/d to serve the Northeast and New England markets, continue to await FERC’s final decision on the application, originally filed almost a year ago.
NiSource Gas Transmission & Storage unit Columbia Gas Transmission is seeking to sell or lease the Greenwood and North Greenwood storage fields in Steuben County, NY. The fields consist of approximately 6,700 acres, including nine storage wells, approximately three miles of storage pipeline and a 1,000 hp compressor station. Of the nine storage wells, four have active injection and withdrawal capabilities and one is an underground injection control injection well. Interested parties may send inquires to email@example.com. A data room will be accessible Oct. 1-31. All bids are due by Nov. 1. The process is nonbinding and NiSource reserves the right to take no action.
FERC last week said Columbia Gas Transmission may begin service on an 18.5-mile segment of the Millennium Pipeline project in Steuben and Chemung counties in New York.
Columbia Gas Transmission may begin service on an 18.5-mile segment of the Millennium Pipeline project in Steuben and Chemung counties in New York, FERC said on Monday.
The New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold a series of public forums Nov. 14, 15 and 16 in Steuben County to explain recent actions regarding Corning Natural Gas Corp.’s inadequate preparations for the winter heating season. Two weeks ago the commission called on other state gas utilities to provide supply to Corning on a mutual-aid assistance basis, and ordered the small investor-owned utility to show cause why a temporary operator should not be appointed for it (see Daily GPI, Oct. 28).
Tulsa-based Kaiser-Francis Oil Co. has joined SemGas L.P. as a partner in construction of the high-deliverability 6 Bcf Wyckoff Gas Storage project in Steuben County, NY. The companies said Kaiser-Francis purchased 49% stake in Wyckoff, which SemGas purchased from Falcon Storage earlier this year (see Daily GPI, Jan. 24). The storage project already has a FERC certificate.