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New York Assembly May Consider Bill to Suspend Fracking Permits

The New York Assembly’s Environmental Conservation Committee this week reported out of committee legislation to suspend until June 1, 2012 the issuance of new permits to drill that use hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracking) to extract natural gas or oil.

May 19, 2011

Texas Town Extends Drilling Permit Moratorium

The Town Council of Flower Mound, TX, which sits atop the Barnett Shale, has combined two existed drilling permit moratoriums into one and extended it until April 15 while it awaits an advisory board’s report on oil and natural gas development activities in the town.

December 13, 2010

Pennsylvania Allows EOG to Resume Fracing

EOG Resources, which had been ordered to suspend all of its natural gas well drilling activities in Pennsylvania in the wake of a June 3 blowout at a company well in Clearfield County, PA, has been given a green light to resume hydraulic fracturing activities in the state.

June 28, 2010

Pennsylvania Allows EOG to Resume Fracing

EOG Resources, which had been ordered to suspend all of its natural gas well drilling activities in Pennsylvania in the wake of a June 3 blowout at a company well in Clearfield County, PA, has been given a green light to resume hydraulic fracturing activities in the state.

June 28, 2010

Pennsylvania Orders EOG to Halt All Gas Drilling Following Blowout

Pennsylvania’s Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has ordered EOG Resources Inc. to suspend all of its natural gas well drilling activities in the state following a blowout last week at a company well in Clearfield County, PA.

June 8, 2010

Bills Seek Two-Year Delay of EPA Regulation of GHG Emissions

Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV) introduced legislation Thursday to suspend potential Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from stationary sources, such as coal-fired power plants, for two years.

March 5, 2010

Bills Seek Two-Year Delay of EPA Regulation of GHG Emissions

Sen. John D. Rockefeller IV (D-WV) introduced legislation Thursday to suspend potential Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulation of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from stationary sources, such as coal-fired power plants, for two years.

March 5, 2010

UNG Issues New Shares, But Does the Natural Gas Industry Care?

For the first time since it was forced to suspend issuing new units in early July, the United States Natural Gas fund (UNG) grew the number of limited partnership units it has outstanding Oct. 5 by issuing seven million more to its authorized purchasers (AP). The fund now has 354.4 million units outstanding, but unlike the prodigious growth in units UNG saw in the first half of the year, the fund will likely struggle to grow its share count by a significant amount in the months ahead.

October 12, 2009

UNG Issues New Shares, But Does the Natural Gas Industry Care?

For the first time since it was forced to suspend issuing new units in early July, the United States Natural Gas fund (UNG) grew the number of limited partnership units it has outstanding on Monday by issuing seven million more to its authorized purchasers (AP). The fund now has 354.4 million units outstanding, but unlike the prodigious growth in units UNG saw in the first half of the year, the fund will likely struggle to grow its share count by a significant amount in the months ahead.

October 7, 2009

Regulators Suspend Operations of Two Marcellus Shale Producers

Pennsylvania regulators have ordered two companies exploring for natural gas in the emerging Marcellus Shale play to suspend a portion of their operations in northern Pennsylvania for violating the state’s Clean Streams Law.

June 9, 2008