Advanced Power North America, a subsidiary of Switzerland’s Advanced Power AG, said it plans to build a 700 MW power plant fueled by natural gas in Carroll County, OH, an $800 million project in the heart of the Utica Shale.
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Sunoco Targets Eaglebine Crude with Pipe Conversion
In the coming days, Sunoco Logistics Partners LP plans to launch an open season for its planned Eaglebine Express crude pipeline project to convert a portion of the MagTex refined products pipeline to crude service and reverse the flow to carry crude from Hearne, TX, to the company’s terminal in Nederland, TX.
Senate Republican Blocks Vote on DOE Secretary Nominee
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is trying to block a Senate vote on President Obama’s pick to head the Department of Energy as a protest to proposed budget cuts to a nuclear processing facility in his home state.
CAISO, PacifiCorp Agreement to Impact Gas-Fired Power
California’s electricity grid operator and Portland, OR-based PacifiCorp announced Tuesday an agreement to create a real-time market mechanism for improving the dispatching of power — a widespread efficiency improvement in the electric generation sector that could have lasting impact on demand for natural gas throughout the West.
BP Sales Send Profits Plunging, Pull Output Down
The past two years have been trying for BP plc, which has faced an onslaught of legal bills and payouts from the devastating 2010 Macondo well blowout in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM), but the producer is close to putting its troubles behind it, Group CEO Bob Dudley said last week.
BP Asset Sales Send Profits Plunging, Pull Output Down 7%
The past two years have been trying for BP plc, which has faced an onslaught of legal bills and payouts from the devastating 2010 Macondo well blowout in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM), but the producer is close to putting its troubles behind it, Group CEO Bob Dudley said Tuesday.
IOGA, Enviros Slam New York DEC’s Proposals, Methods
Supporters of oil and natural gas exploration in New York are in disagreement with the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) over just how much of the state would be open to high-volume hydraulic fracturing (HVHF), while an environmental group has called the agency’s latest actions “meaningless.”
Exploratory Drilling Stalled in Part of Colorado
Leases for oil and gas development along the southern fringe of the Piceance Basin in western Colorado are nearing their expiration as a citizens’ action and the federal Bureau of Land Management (BLM) are blocking five exploration/production (E&P) companies, including a unit of Encana Corp.’s U.S. operations, spread over a five-county area.
Philly Councilman: City-Owned Utility Should Use Marcellus Natgas
A Philadelphia councilman wants Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW), which is the nation’s largest municipally owned natural gas utility, to use natural gas produced in the Marcellus Shale instead of Gulf of Mexico (GOM) gas received via pipeline.
These Artists Don’t Like Fracking
She was blamed by many for breaking up The Beatles, and what John Lennon’s widow Yoko Ono and his son Sean Lennon are trying to do to hydraulic fracturing (fracking) won’t endear her to oil and gas producers either.