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NGV Innovations Lift Market — But How High?

Differing state and federal environmental regulations, and a lack of political will to streamline them, may retard growth of natural gas vehicles (NGV), but the market continues to push for innovation and growth.

December 3, 2012

NOAA: 2012 Hurricane Season Continued ‘High Activity Era’

The 2012 Atlantic Hurricane season, which officially ends Friday, produced 19 named storms, including 10 hurricanes, one of them major (Category 3 or higher). It continued a decades-long high-activity era in the Atlantic Basin, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

November 30, 2012

NGV Market Said to Be Stymied by Differing Regulations

Differing state and federal environmental regulations, and a lack of political will to streamline them, could retard growth of natural gas vehicles (NGV) in the transportation fuel market, according to a white paper by the Ben Franklin Shale Gas Innovation and Commercialization Center in Pennsylvania.

November 29, 2012

SRBC to Consider 35 Water Withdrawal Permits in December

The Susquehanna River Basin Commission (SRBC) will consider 35 applications for water withdrawals, most of them intended to support natural gas drilling, at its next meeting in mid-December.

November 28, 2012

House Dems Press Black Elk for Answers on GOM Explosion

Top Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee and the House Natural Resources Committee have called on Houston-based Black Elk Energy LLC to provide them with answers on the fatal explosion and fire earlier this month onboard a shallow-water production platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

November 27, 2012

New Mexico Pit Rule Case Continues

New Mexico state authorities on Thursday reopened a case on proposed industry-prompted modifications to the state’s “pit rule” for handling natural gas and oil drilling and production waste.

November 19, 2012

New York Landowners Favor Local Republican Candidates

A coalition of New York landowners that supports natural gas development has endorsed a slate of candidates — all of them Republicans — for election to state office.

November 5, 2012

FERC Proposes Expediting Intrastate, Hinshaw Filings

FERC Thursday proposed new optional notice procedures for intrastate and Hinshaw natural gas pipelines that would allow them to obtain quick approval of filings on rates and operating conditions without an agency order.

October 22, 2012

FERC Proposes Expedited Processing of Intrastate, Hinshaw Filings

FERC Thursday proposed new optional notice procedures for intrastate and Hinshaw natural gas pipelines that would allow them to obtain quick approval of filings on rates and operating conditions without an agency order.

October 22, 2012

Anti-Shale Bias Said to Be Still Dogging New York Times

The New York Times (NYT), admonished last year for, among other things, describing the shale gas industry as a “Ponzi” scheme whose future would match that of Enron Corp., continues to focus exclusively on the negative risks of gas drilling and its “institutionalized bias concerns appear to be spreading,” according to a Forbes magazine contributor.

October 8, 2012