Clean Water Rule Changes Seen Providing ‘Clarity’ for Oil, Gas Industry

In a positive development for the oil and gas industry, the Trump administration on Tuesday unveiled a narrowed definition of which waterbodies deserve protection under the federal Clean Water Act, although the move is certain to generate legal challenges from environmental groups.

December 13, 2018

Point Thomson Project Advances on Corps Approval

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers last week issued a record of decision (ROD) and Section 404 wetlands permit that were needed for the Point Thomson liquid condensate project led by ExxonMobil Corp., to begin construction this winter on Alaska’s North Slope.

October 30, 2012

Three Workers Hurt by Fire at Pennsylvania Drill Site

Three workers were burned when a fire broke out at a Chesapeake Energy Corp. drilling site in Washington County, PA, on Wednesday night.

February 25, 2011

Shale-Focused Horn River Pipeline Gets OK

Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) has approved TransCanada Corp. unit NOVA Gas Transmission Ltd.’s (NGTL) construction and operation of its C$307 million Horn River Project, which would help carry growing supplies of shale gas to market.

January 31, 2011