Posting a new proposed route for the Mountain Valley Pipeline it plans to construct with NextEra Energy to move gas into central Virginia, EQT Corp. said the changes should minimize the impact on scenic areas of the Appalachian Trail and the Blue Ridge Parkway, The Roanoke Times reports.
The determination from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that Cheniere Energy’s proposed Corpus Christi LNG facility won’t do significant harm to the environment gives the project a green light toward full approval, FuelFix reports.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A United Nations envoy is urging Cyprus and Turkey to avoid any escalation of tensions in a row over Ankara's planned gas search in waters where the Cypriot government has already licensed companies to drill.
Espen Barth Eide on Wednesday urged all sides to "act responsibly" and to "create an understanding" about potential gas reserves off the ethnically divided island.
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) _ Serbia has indicated it is ready to loosen its traditionally strong relations with Russia, saying it will not defy a European Union warning against building a Moscow-controlled gas pipeline.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Wednesday "it makes no sense" to start construction of the South Stream pipeline, which is to bypass Ukraine to transport Russian natural gas to Europe, without an agreement on its legality between the EU and Moscow.
Pennsylvania environmental regulators are pursuing a record $4.5 million fine against a gas driller over what they describe as a major case of pollution from a leaking waste pit.
The Department of Environmental Protection filed a civil complaint against EQT Corp. on Tuesday, accusing the Pittsburgh-based company of polluting streams and groundwater and harming trees and other vegetation around its impoundment in Duncan Township, Tioga County.
NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president on Tuesday suspended talks on reunifying the ethnically divided island in response to Turkish plans to search for oil and gas in waters where the Cypriot government has already licensed companies to drill.
Cypriot government spokesman Nicos Christodoulides said the decision was the result of what he called Turkey's "provocative" and "aggressive" actions that violate Cyprus' sovereign rights and international law.
The goal is to power drilling rigs and pressure pumpers with the gas they’re extracting from the ground, and so Stabilis Energy is hoping to partner with Flint Hills Resources to build an LNG plant in Odessa that can service drillers in the Permian Basin, FuelFix reports.
Speaking out as British Columbia’s legislature began its fall session, Petronas CEO Shamsul Azhar Abbas warned Monday that the Canadian province needs to finalize reasonable regulatory and tax policies or a decision on a Pacific Coast LNG export terminal could be put off by 10-15 years, The Wall Street Journal reports.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit on Thursday lifted a stay on the Environmental Protection Agency’s implementation of its Cross-State Air Pollution Rule, although legal arguments on challenges to some aspects of the regulation are set to take place next March, E&E reports.
Producers for American Crude Exports, or PACE, for short, is made up of more than a dozen independent oil companies who would like to see the decades-old U.S. ban on crude exports overturned, Reuters reports.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff has cleared the Constitution pipeline on its environmental impact, leaving Commissioners to make the final decision on the project, which is intended to add some 650 million cubic feet of natural gas capacity in New York and New England, FuelFix reports.
If the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approves changes that PJM Interconnection will suggest to the rules, it’s possible the wholesale electricity market manager might find a way to keep a demand response program going despite legal challenges, E&E reports.
Rising global supply and sluggish demand were continuing to weigh on oil prices. U.S. benchmark crude for December delivery dropped $1.08 to settle at $81.01 a barrel on the Nymex, $1.74 lower than the price a week ago, while Brent finished at $86.13, a loss of 70 cents on the day and 3 cents less than last Friday’s settlement price, Reuters reports.
ConocoPhillips, alongside partners including BP and Exxon Mobil, has announced what it says is the first new drilling in the North Slope’s Kuparuk River Field in nearly a dozen years, a well to come on line in 2016 that will add 8,000 barrels a day of production, Platts reports.
In one of the most hotly contested and expensive House races in the country, Rep. Nick Rahall, D-W.Va., is battling against Republican candidate Evan Jenkins and powerful conservative groups backed by the Koch brothers, The New York Times reports.
Kristin Jacobs – who has turned in a strong performance in her campaign to be elected to the Florida House of Representatives in a flood-prone Miami district – is one of a number of candidates who are successfully pressing climate change as an issue even when polls say it’s not a top voter concern, The New York Times reports.
Opower says pilot programs run in Vermont and Southern California over the summer, which involved contacting customers to ask them to go easier on their air conditioning and then reporting back to them on how much electricity they saved compared to their neighbors, cut usage by nearly 3 percent on a number of hot days, The Washington Post reports.