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Pennsylvania Court Orders Release of Emails by Energy Transfer Regarding ME Pipeline

Pennsylvania Court Orders Release of Emails by Energy Transfer Regarding ME Pipeline

The Delaware County Court of Common Pleas in Pennsylvania last week ordered the public release of emails between Energy Transfer LP, which is expanding the Mariner East (ME) natural gas liquids (NGL) pipeline system, and officials in a county township. Since 2016 ME has carried increasing NGL volumes from processing facilities in the Marcellus and…

October 21, 2021
DUC Drawdown Continuation to Bump U.S. Onshore Natural Gas, Oil Production Next Month

DUC Drawdown Continuation to Bump U.S. Onshore Natural Gas, Oil Production Next Month

U.S. onshore oil and natural gas production is set to rise from October to November, propelled by supply growth in the Permian Basin and Haynesville Shale, according to updated projections Monday from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). Natural gas production from seven key U.S. producing regions — the Anadarko, Appalachia and Permian basins, along…

October 20, 2021
Rockies Express Looking to Transport Carbon-Neutral Natural Gas in System-Wide Pipeline Certification

Rockies Express Looking to Transport Carbon-Neutral Natural Gas in System-Wide Pipeline Certification

Rockies Express Pipeline (REX), which moves 4.4 Bcf/d to Midwest markets from key producing basins in the Rockies and Appalachia, is set to become the nation’s first interstate natural gas transmission system certified by Project Canary. REX owner Tallgrass Energy LP announced the multi-year partnership with Project Canary on Tuesday.  “This first-of-its kind engagement underscores…

September 28, 2021
PennEast Ends Eminent Domain Battle in New Jersey, Citing Regulatory Uncertainty

PennEast Ends Eminent Domain Battle in New Jersey, Citing Regulatory Uncertainty

PennEast Pipeline Co. is for now dropping its years-long efforts to condemn state-owned land in New Jersey until it has more clarity on the beleaguered project’s timeline.  The state notified a federal appeals court this week that the company has agreed to voluntarily dismiss condemnation proceedings for the pipeline. Environmental groups, including the New Jersey…

September 23, 2021
Haynesville, Appalachia Natural Gas to Increase in October, Says EIA

Haynesville, Appalachia Natural Gas to Increase in October, Says EIA

Lower 48 natural gas production is expected to increase month/month in October in almost every major basin, with oil output set to climb in most regions too, according to federal researchers. The Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), compiled every month by the Energy Information Administration, on Monday predicted gas output would increase in October from September…

September 16, 2021
National Fuel Gas Looks to Lower Carbon Footprint from E&P, Midstream and Utility Businesses

National Fuel Gas Looks to Lower Carbon Footprint from E&P, Midstream and Utility Businesses

National Fuel Gas Co., whose footprint extends across the country, has set a goal to lower its carbon footprint in 2030 by double-digits across the exploration, midstream and utility segments.  The goals were announced recently in the company’s 2020 Corporate Responsibility report, which provided a review of environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics. The diversified…

September 16, 2021
Seneca Looking to Certify Appalachian Natural Gas as Responsibly Sourced

Seneca Looking to Certify Appalachian Natural Gas as Responsibly Sourced

Seneca Resources Co. LLC plans to certify as responsibly sourced gas (RSG) about 300 MMcf/d of its Appalachia Basin production. The National Fuels Gas Co. subsidiary clinched an agreement with Project Canary to independently certify nearly one-third of its natural gas production.  Seneca said it also plans to install continuous monitoring devices at three well…

September 7, 2021
Appalachia Holds Title as World’s Third Largest Natural Gas Producer, Says EIA

Appalachia Holds Title as World’s Third Largest Natural Gas Producer, Says EIA

Dry natural gas production from shale formations in the Appalachian Basin continues to be hot and is breaking records. According to a note from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), production in the region reached 32.5 Bcf/d in December and averaged 31.9 Bcf/d during the first half of 2021. Researchers said it was “the highest average…

September 2, 2021
Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production Growth Bounces Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Pennsylvania Natural Gas Production Growth Bounces Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels

Pennsylvania’s unconventional natural gas production continued to climb during the second quarter as prices increased and operations gained steam after hitting lows during the Covid-19 pandemic last year.  Unconventional production came in at 1.851 Tcf in the second quarter, up 7.8% from 2Q2020. It was the strongest year/year growth for a quarter in nearly two…

August 26, 2021
Lower 48 Natural Gas, Oil Predicted to Climb in September, Says EIA

Lower 48 Natural Gas, Oil Predicted to Climb in September, Says EIA

Natural gas and oil production is predicted to increase in September month/month in the seven key producing regions of the Lower 48, according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA).  The EIA’s monthly Drilling Productivity Report (DPR), issued on Monday, highlights forecast activity in the Anadarko, Appalachia and Permian basins, Bakken, Eagle Ford and Haynesville shales,…

August 16, 2021