Systems

Export Capacity Expansions of El Paso, Kinder Morgan Texas Approved by FERC

FERC has approved two orders that allow the El Paso Natural Gas and Kinder Morgan Texas pipeline systems to increase natural gas exports to northern Mexico.

July 30, 2012

Yes, There Is a ‘Free Lunch,’ Try Ryder NGVs

Highly committed from the top down to using more natural gas in its extensive national fleet truck rental business, Ryder Systems Inc. said it will continue through July 27 a three-day free “ride-and-drive” rental of natural gas vehicles (NGV) in the Sacramento area in Northern California.

July 13, 2012

Chesapeake Agrees to $1.6M Settlement With Pennsylvania Landowners

Chesapeake Energy Corp. has agreed to settle a lawsuit with a group of landowners in Bradford County, PA, who allege the company’s Marcellus Shale drilling operations contaminated their groundwater supplies.

June 26, 2012

Pavillion, WY, Residents Offered Cistern Systems

Wyoming has set aside $750,000 to help fund cistern systems for Pavillion homeowners whose groundwater may have been contaminated by natural gas drilling, and affected residents will be able to take advantage of that offer, Gov. Matt Mead told reporters last Wednesday.

May 29, 2012

State Offers Cistern Systems to Pavillion, WY, Residents

Wyoming has set aside $750,000 to help fund cistern systems for Pavillion homeowners whose groundwater may have been contaminated by natural gas drilling, and affected residents will be able to take advantage of that offer, Gov. Matt Mead told reporters last Wednesday.

May 29, 2012

Ryder CEO: With Incentives or Not, NGVs Long-Term Fleet Fuel Solution

Natural gas is a long-term, sustainable solution for fueling commercial trucking fleets with or without federal incentives, Ryder Systems Inc. CEO Greg Swienton, said Thursday on the final day of the alternative clean transportation conference, otherwise known as the ACT Expo, in Long Beach, CA.

May 21, 2012

With Incentives or Not, Execs See NGVs Gaining in Truck Fleets

Natural gas offers a long-term, sustainable solution for fueling commercial trucking fleets — with or without federal incentives — Ryder Systems Inc. CEO Greg Swienton said last Thursday on the final day of the alternative clean transportation conference, otherwise known as the ACT Expo, in Long Beach, CA. He echoed what other alternative fuel stakeholder executives stressed at the three-day conference.

May 21, 2012

EPA: Dimock Water Tests Safe For Fourth and Final Time

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Friday that a fourth and final round of testing indicates that water from 12 private wells in Dimock Township, PA is safe to drink, and found no evidence of contamination from natural gas drilling.

May 15, 2012

Complex Rig Technology in High Demand, Says National Oilwell

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NOV), which supplies rig technology components and supply chain systems, reported Wednesday that quarterly profits surged from a year ago as operators continued to boost their spending for drilling know-how to compete in more difficult-to-extract basins.

April 30, 2012

Complex Drilling Technology Revs Profits for National Oilwell Varco

National Oilwell Varco Inc. (NOV), which supplies rig technology components and supply chain systems, reported Wednesday that quarterly profits surged from a year ago as producers boosted their budgets for technology to compete in more difficult-to-extract basins.

April 26, 2012