Shares were higher Friday in early trading for Columbia Pipeline Partners L.P. -- the biggest initial public offering in the first weeks of 2015, having raised more than $1 billion –- which has assets in the Marcellus and Utica shale plays, FuelFix reports.
PORT-OF-SPAIN, Trinidad (AP) — A gas explosion that caused a fire near Trinidad's capital has injured 13 people, including three reported in critical condition.
Police say they believe a spark set off an explosion in a restaurant's gas tank Thursday just north of Port-of-Spain. The explosion damaged five businesses and sent glass and other debris flying in the upscale suburb of Maraval.
A week after New York environmental chief Joe Martens said he doesn’t see revisiting the fracking issue anytime soon, Gov. Andrew Cuomo declared he would “never” lift the state’s ban on hydraulic fracturing, The Journal News reports.
The talks between a Republican senator and the Obama administration to set deadlines for Energy Department decisions on natural gas exports isn't leading to fast action on Capitol Hill.
Bipartisan-backed legislation by Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., reflecting discussions between Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D. and Energy Secretary Earnest Moniz, would set a 45-day deadline for the department to rule on export applications following final project environmental reviews.
Bentek Energy, the natural gas analytical unit of Platts, is forecasting growth of less than 2 percent in natural gas demand in 2015, although likely increasing with new manufacturing plants coming on line in the summer in the Northeast.
Michigan lawmakers will be faced this session with deciding what to do in the future about the state’s renewable energy requirement, which currently stands at 10 percent and should be met by utilities this year, Mibiz reports.
Former BP CEO John Browne will become executive chairman at L1 Energy, backed by Russian billionaire Mickhail Fridman, as the company is set to take over the oil and gas subsidiary of German utility RWE, The New York Times reports.
Floor votes are expected in the House this week on measures targeting the Environmental Protection Agency’s scientific processes, while the Senate will start the process of trying to override President Obama’s veto of Keystone XL pipeline legislation, the National Journal reports.
After suing Exxon Mobil for $8.9 billion in damages for wetland contamination in northern New Jersey, the state has suddenly settled the case for $250 million shortly before a judge was expected to issue a ruling for damages, The New York Times reports.
The Environmental Protection Agency’s rules to limit power plant carbon emissions and clarify its jurisdiction over bodies of water are top of the hit list for lawmakers like Rep. Bill Flores, R-Fla., attending the Conservative Political Action Conference, McClatchy reports.
The American Meteorological Society has sent a letter to Rep. Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz., saying that his investigation into the funding behind climate studies “sends a chilling message to all academic researchers,” National Journal reports.