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New York Fracking Study, Moratorium Could Go Beyond July 1

The deadline for New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to complete work on a supplemental generic environmental impact statement (SGEIS) on hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) may not be as rigid as some observers previously believed.

April 1, 2011

Interior Releases Draft SEIS for Chukchi Sea Lease Sale

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy, Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEM) last Wednesday released a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) that responds to the concerns raised by a U.S. district judge in Alaska, who ruled that the government’s sale of drilling rights for oil and natural gas development off Alaska’s Northwest coast violated federal law.

October 18, 2010

New York Review of High-Volume Fracking to Continue Into 2011

As development of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania ramps up, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation continues work on a final supplemental generic environmental impact statement (SGEIS), which is not expected to be completed until next year.

October 18, 2010

Interior Releases Draft SEIS for Chukchi Sea Lease Sale

The Interior Department’s Bureau of Ocean Energy, Management, Regulation and Enforcement (BOEMRE) Wednesday released a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) that responds to the concerns raised by a U.S. district judge in Alaska, who ruled that the government’s sale of drilling rights for oil and natural gas development off Alaska’s Northwest coast violated federal law.

October 14, 2010

New York Review of High-Volume Fracking to Continue Into 2011

As development of the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania ramps up, New York’s Department of Environmental Conservation continues work on a final supplemental generic environmental impact statement (SGEIS), which is not expected to be completed until next year.

October 13, 2010

Kern River Offering More Capacity to Western Markets

Responding to increased natural gas demand in Utah, Nevada and California, Kern River Gas Transmission Co. is holding a supplemental open season for 84,000 Dth/d of firm year-round transportation service to those states, the company said Thursday. Expansion service is expected to be available Nov. 1, 2010.

February 25, 2008

MMS Takes First Step in Leasing Process for ‘South 181 Area’

Interior Department’s Minerals Management Service (MMS) announced Monday its intent to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) on four Central and three Western Gulf of Mexico oil and natural gas leases sales tentatively scheduled for 2009-2012.

September 11, 2007

ANR’s Attempt to Retain Revenues from Storage Gas Sale Protested

ConocoPhillips Co. has called on FERC to order ANR Pipeline to credit net revenues from the sale of 2.6 Bcf of “excess” storage gas to the interstate pipeline’s shippers.

August 15, 2007

BLM Favors Limited Winter Drilling in Pinedale Anticline Area

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) recently released a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (SEIS) that recommended expanded natural gas development and the relaxation of seasonal restrictions on drilling in some areas of the Pinedale Anticline region in Sublette County, WY.

December 25, 2006

BLM Favors Limited Winter Drilling in Pinedale Anticline Area

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Friday released a supplemental draft environmental impact statement (SEIS) that recommended expanded natural gas development and the relaxation of seasonal restrictions on drilling in some of the areas of the Pinedale Anticline region in Sublette County, WY.

December 19, 2006