Infrastructure

Enbridge, Alaska in Talks for In-State Gasline

Enbridge Inc. is in talks with Alaska officials to potentially construct, own and operate an in-state natural gas pipeline to serve interior and Southcentral Alaska. The 727-mile pipeline is a potential alternative to a larger pipeline and liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project.

July 11, 2014

University of Delaware Cancels Plans for NatGas Power Plant

After facing strong opposition from students, faculty and nearby residents who maintained a fossil fuel plant did not coincide with the school’s mission to reduce its carbon footprint, the University of Delaware has scrapped plans for a 279 MW co-generation power plant that would have burned natural gas.

July 11, 2014
Pennsylvania PUC Approves UGI Plan to Replace Aging NatGas Mains

Pennsylvania PUC Approves UGI Plan to Replace Aging NatGas Mains

Regulators in Pennsylvania have approved a long-term infrastructure improvement plan (LTIIP) that lays the groundwork for UGI Utilities’ Gas Division to replace its cast iron mains within 14 years and its bare steel mains within 30 years.

July 10, 2014

CNG Vehicle, Station Rollout Continues in Multiple States

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. continues to make progress toward wider commercialization of natural gas vehicles with projects in Florida, Kentucky, Texas, Oklahoma and California.

July 10, 2014

Another BC LNG Project Launched by Industry Newcomer, with Aboriginal Support

An industry newcomer has launched the biggest proposal yet for liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports from the Pacific coast of British Columbia (BC), with Aboriginal support for a projected C$30 billion (US$27 billion) chain of plants.

July 9, 2014
ANR Proposes Multi-Destination Exit Route for Appalachian Gas

ANR Proposes Multi-Destination Exit Route for Appalachian Gas

TransCanada Corp.’s ANR Pipeline is dipping its toe into the Appalachian Basin with the ANR East Project, a scalable, multi-part project that would allow Utica and Marcellus shale gas to access the Midwest, Gulf Coast and Dawn, ON, via multiple pipeline interconnections.

July 9, 2014

Republicans Propose EPA Funding Cuts, Ban on Emissions Rules

Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives unveiled a spending bill Tuesday that slashes funding for the Department of Interior (DOI) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and includes a provision barring the EPA from working on any rule to limit emissions from power plants.

July 9, 2014
Possible NGV Gallons-to-Kilograms Switch Stirs Concerns

Possible NGV Gallons-to-Kilograms Switch Stirs Concerns

A national organization charged with making recommendations for weights and measures standards is expected to decide this month whether natural gas fueling dispensers should use kilograms rather than gallons in measuring the amounts of fuel they distribute.

July 7, 2014

Wholesale Electricity Generator Purchases More Oil, Gas Assets to Meet Customer Demand

Wholesale electricity generator Sterling Energy Group Inc. has acquired Kentucky-based Viking Gas Pipeline LLC and Viking Oil and Gas LLC for an undisclosed purchase price and has plans to connect the companies’ natural gas production to its own pipeline system for delivery to its customers.

July 3, 2014

TVA Recommends New NatGas-Fired Plant in Memphis

In an effort to comply with agreements to reduce emissions, the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has recommended shuttering its Allen Fossil Plant and the facility’s three coal-fired units, replacing them with a new natural gas-fired plant on adjacent property in Memphis, TN.

July 3, 2014