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Shell Resurrects Arctic Drilling Plan

A unit of Royal Dutch Shell plc late Wednesday submitted a plan of exploration (POE) that details a proposal to drill exploratory wells in the Camden Bay, AK, area of the Beaufort Sea beginning in 2012.

May 6, 2011

Shales Behind $1B in ONEOK NGL Infrastructure Plans

Natural gas liquids (NGL) production from the Woodford Shale, Cana-Woodford Shale and Granite Wash, as well as NGL market developments in the Gulf Coast, have inspired ONEOK Partners LP to announce plans to spend $910 million to $1.2 billion between now and late 2013 on new liquids infrastructure.

May 4, 2011

Barnett Shale Town Institutes Drilling Ban

The Bartonville, TX, Town Council on March 30 instituted a 90-day moratorium on new permits related to natural gas drilling and production.

April 8, 2011

Additional PG&E Pipe Safety Data Sent to CPUC

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has submitted more historical data to California regulators on the safety and maintenance of its natural gas transmission pipeline system. This supplements information provided in the wake of last September’s pipeline rupture and explosion in San Bruno, CA.

February 21, 2011

Additional PG&E Pipeline Safety Data Submitted to CPUC

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) last Friday submitted more historical data to California regulators on the safety and maintenance of its natural gas transmission pipeline system. This supplements earlier information provided in the wake of last September’s pipeline rupture and explosion in San Bruno, CA.

February 15, 2011

EPA Submits Draft Hydrofracking Study Plan for Scientific Review

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last Tuesday submitted a 140-page draft plan to the agency’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) to study potential drinking water contamination associated with chemicals and fluids used in hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking).

February 14, 2011

EPA Submits Draft Hydrofracking Study Plan for Scientific Review

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tuesday submitted a 140-page draft plan to the agency’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) to study potential drinking water contamination associated with chemicals and fluids used in hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking).

February 9, 2011

EPA’s Draft Hydrofracking Study Plan Under Scientific Review

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Tuesday submitted a 140-page draft plan to the agency’s Science Advisory Board (SAB) to study potential drinking water contamination associated with chemicals and fluids used in hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking).

February 9, 2011

Idaho Sees No Peak Gas Supply Problems Through 2015

An annual increase of 1.75% in its peak-day gas loads through 2015 is projected by Boise, ID-based Intermountain Gas Co. in a five-year planning document submitted recently to the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Given planned upgrades over the next five years, Intermountain sees no peak-day challenges.

November 15, 2010

TORP LNG Application Gets Approval

The deepwater port license application submitted by TORP Terminal LP for the Bienville Offshore Energy Terminal has been approved by U.S. Maritime Administrator David T. Matsuda.

November 2, 2010