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Gas Drilling Sites’ Impact on Drinking Water Reviewed

Gas Drilling Sites’ Impact on Drinking Water Reviewed

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has undertaken five case studies in the Marcellus, Barnett and Bakken shales and the Raton Basin on the impact of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) on drinking water sources as part of its multi-year review of the well stimulation technique used in unconventional plays.

December 31, 2012

EPA Issues Interim Fracking Review Update; Draft Expected in 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an interim update of 18 studies that have been undertaken in its multi-year review of the potential risks of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale gas wells on public drinking water.

December 24, 2012

EPA Issues Interim Fracking Review Update; Draft Report Expected in 2014

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an interim update of 18 studies that have been undertaken in its multi-year review of the potential risks of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale gas wells on public drinking water.

December 24, 2012

EPA Issues Interim Update on Extended, Intensive Fracking Review

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has issued an interim update of 18 studies that have been undertaken in its multi-year review of the potential risks of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) of shale gas wells on public drinking water.

December 24, 2012

Sasol to Build Huge GTL Facility in Louisiana

In a long-term bet on abundant U.S. natural gas, South Africa’s Sasol Ltd. on Monday announced plans to construct a $16-21 billion natural gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Westlake, LA — the second largest commercial plant of its kind in the world.

December 4, 2012

CFTC Commissioner Sees Renewed Confidence in Price Reporting System

Voluntary price reporting reforms undertaken by the energy companies and industry publishers in recent months have renewed confidence in the system, a member of the Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) said in Houston Thursday. However, Commissioner Sharon Brown-Hruska warned that Congress still could pass legislation requiring government regulation of price reporting.

July 19, 2004

CFTC Commissioner Sees Renewed Confidence in Price Reporting System

Voluntary price reporting reforms undertaken by the energy companies and industry publishers in recent months have renewed confidence in the system, a member of the Commodity Future Trading Commission (CFTC) said in Houston Thursday. However, Commissioner Sharon Brown-Hruska warned that Congress still could pass legislation requiring government regulation of price reporting.

July 16, 2004

Washington Swings into Action over High Gas Prices

An initial review undertaken by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seems to suggest the spike in natural gas prices in the Northeast and elsewhere last week was “fundamentally driven” by market forces, rather than abusive practices, said the head of the agency’s Office of Market Oversight and Investigations (OMOI) last Wednesday.

March 3, 2003

Hederman: FERC Review Suggests Gas Price Hikes ‘Fundamentally Driven’

An initial review undertaken by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission suggests the spike in natural gas prices in the Northeast and elsewhere this week was “fundamentally driven” by market forces, rather than abusive practices, said the head of the agency’s Office of Market Oversight and Investigations (OMOI) Wednesday.

February 27, 2003

FERC Halts Transwestern, Dynegy Index-Based Contract

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has put the brakes on an index-based transportation contract that Transwestern Pipeline negotiated with Dynegy Marketing and Trade, saying the agreement flies in the face of a mid-July order suspending the Enron-affiliated pipeline’s authority to do such deals for an entire year.

December 2, 2002
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