PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC urged FERC Thursday to take prompt action on the project’s certification, joining Nexus Gas Transmission LLC on the list of proposed natural gas pipelines looking to move forward now that the Commission has regained its quorum.
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Rover Pipeline LLC is urging FERC to approve its certificate application by the end of this month, warning that if it can’t start tree clearing by mid-January the project “very likely will be delayed for up to a full year.”
As several natural gas advocacy organizations urge the federal government to extend proposed economic incentives for electric vehicles (EV) to natural gas vehicles (NGV) and other alternative fuel transportation, one gas supporter believes the incentive disparity exists because the shale gas revolution came three years too late.
U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) used an energy conference as an opportunity to urge state legislators and regulators to come to an agreement on Marcellus Shale regulatory reform, but also took a swipe at federal officials and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
Former Quebec Premier Lucien Bouchard, who now serves as president of the Quebec Oil and Gas Association (QOGA), appeared before a Quebec National Assembly committee to urge compensation for companies in limbo from the province’s environmental study of shale gas, but the meeting became heated after a legislator called Bouchard “unfaithful” to Quebec’s citizens.
A crowd of about 2,000, mostly landowners, gathered in Bainbridge, NY, recently to urge state and federal policymakers to allow the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) techniques to develop natural gas in the state’s Marcellus and Ithaca shale formations.
A crowd of about 2,000, mostly landowners, gathered in Bainbridge, NY, Sunday to urge state and federal policymakers to allow the use of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing (hydrofracing) techniques to develop natural gas in the state’s Marcellus and Ithaca shale formations.
Rep. Barney Frank (D-MA) appeared before a House Natural Resources subcommittee Tuesday to urge adoption of his bill (HR 415) that would designate the Taunton River in Massachusetts as a Wild and Scenic River, putting another crimp in Weaver’s Cove Energy’s plans to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Fall River, MA.
The solar energy industry’s chief lobbyist called for a full-court press in the days and weeks ahead to urge Congress to pass an energy bill this year, and longer-term for solar to assert itself as a listened-to voice in Washington, DC. Rhone Resch, president of the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), made these comments last Tuesday in what he called the largest U.S. solar meeting ever in Long Beach, CA.
An independent oil and natural gas producer group called on Congress this week to reject proposals seeking to impose a tax on the excess profits of oil and natural gas companies.