Work on the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP) has again been delayed after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit on Monday stayed federal authorizations that could continue to slow a project that would move 1.5 Bcf/d of natural gas from Appalachian shale fields.
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FERC has ordered Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) to stop all construction work because of a July 27 court order that rescinded the 303-mile, 42-inch diameter project’s authority to build across federal lands.
New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed in federal court to stop the PennEast Pipeline project from condemning more than 20 parcels of state-owned open space and farmland that were acquired through preservation programs.
A coalition of environmental groups is urging FERC to deny Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co.’s (Transco) requests to begin construction on the 183-mile greenfield portion of its Atlantic Sunrise expansion.
The second version of the U.S. Department of Interior’s (DOE) proposed rule to regulate hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on public lands isn’t as bad as the first, but with a projected cost per well of $96,913, it still leaves much to be desired, industry groups said.
The head of the Western Reserve Land Conservancy (WRLC) said the organization is not opposed to Utica Shale development and hydraulic fracturing (fracking), but wants to see the industry, landowners and other stakeholders come to an agreement over developing eastern Ohio’s portion of the play.
Injection wells in Ohio handled more wastewater from oil and gas drilling in 2012, especially from out-of-state sources in the Marcellus and Utica shales, but they are on pace to handle less of the material in 2013.
A county court judge in Nacogdoches, TX, on Thursday dissolved a landowner’s temporary restraining order (TRO) against TransCanada Corp. that attempted to stop construction of the southern portion of the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada.
A Texas landowner who three weeks ago signed an easement agreement with TransCanada Corp. on a part of its Keystone XL oil pipeline project won a county court-ordered temporary restraining order on part of the Keystone southern portion for which work is ongoing in three segments between Cushing, OK, and the Gulf of Mexico (GOM).