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Litigation Threat Said to Be Growing for Offshore Operators

Operators developing plans to work in Alaska’s offshore, notably Royal Dutch Shell plc, have faced stiff and costly opposition for years, but Gulf of Mexico (GOM) operators should be aware that a growing threat of more lawsuits could derail some projects as well, industry executives said Tuesday at the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.

May 8, 2013

Canada Clamping Down on Recklessness Around Pipelines

Stiff new fines are in store for sloppy digging or other misbehavior — by any company or person — that causes leaks and spills from Canadian long-distance pipelines under federal regulation,

October 1, 2012

Canada Clamping Down on Pipeline Violations

Stiff new fines are in store for sloppy digging or other misbehavior — by any company or person — that causes leaks and spills from Canadian long-distance pipelines under federal regulation,

October 1, 2012

FERC: Pipes Risk Penalties if Fail to File Contract Deviations

FERC last Wednesday warned interstate natural gas pipelines that they face the risk of stiff penalties if they fail to comply with the agency’s requirement to report transportation contracts containing deviations from their pro forma open-access tariffs.

October 27, 2008

WA Going After Those Who Don’t Call Before Digging

At the request of state utility regulators, the Washington state’s attorney general will seek a stiff penalty against a Puget Sound-area construction company that has repeatedly hit and damaged underground utility wires and pipelines.

January 2, 2007

Wall Street Steps into Wake of Spurned Mirant Bid for NRG

If Wall Street’s reaction prevails, Princeton, NJ-based NRG Energy Inc.’s stiff arming of an unsolicited offer from fellow merchant power operator Atlanta-based Mirant Corp. should hold up. Whether Mirant drops the offer voluntarily as several Wall Street private equity hedge funds were suggesting late last week was still unclear.

June 5, 2006

Another Maine Town Rejects LNG Project Development

Stiff local opposition appears to have brought down yet another proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Maine, as residents of the town of Perry in Washington County voted Monday to oppose the $400 million Quoddy Bay LLC LNG project in Gleason Cove on Passamaquoddy Bay despite the developer’s offer of $1 million per year to the town.

May 17, 2005

Another Maine Town Rejects LNG Project Development

Stiff local opposition appears to have brought down yet another proposed liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Maine, as residents of the town of Perry in Washington County voted last week to oppose the $400 million Quoddy Bay LLC LNG project in Gleason Cove on Passamaquoddy Bay despite the developer’s offer of $1 million per year to the town.

April 4, 2005

FERC Seeks Expanded Authority to Levy Penalties

The main thing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission needs from an energy bill is muscle, or the authority to levy stiff penalties for criminal and civil rules violations, FERC Chairman Patrick Wood said in a letter to Rep. John Dingell, D-MI, ranking minority member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

February 14, 2005

FERC Seeks Expanded Authority to Levy Penalties

The main thing the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission needs from an energy bill is muscle, or the authority to levy stiff penalties for criminal and civil rules violations, FERC Chairman Patrick Wood said in a letter to Rep. John Dingell, D-MI, ranking minority member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

February 10, 2005
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