Senate Energy and Natural Resources holds first of three forums on natural gas issues, focusing on infrastructure, transportation, research and innovation. FERC Office of Energy Projects Director Jeff Wright, INGAA President Don Santa, Jr., CenterPoint Energy Executive Vice President Scott Prochazka among witnesses.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — California regulators recommended Monday that Pacific Gas & Electric Co. pay a record $2.25 billion fine for decades of negligence that led to a deadly gas pipeline explosion that leveled a San Francisco Bay Area neighborhood.
Senate Energy and Natural Resources Chairman Ron Wyden on Wednesday scheduled three committee roundtable forums next month on natural gas challenges.
Wyden, D-Ore., jointly announced the forums with ranking Republican Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska. The first is to be held May 16 and will address new areas of natural gas demand, including the transportation sector, and pipeline infrastructure.
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Coast Guard has placed temporary flight restrictions over a coastal Louisiana bayou where a pipeline fire continues to burn two days after it was touched off by a tugboat accident.
GABD, Iran (AP) — The leaders of Pakistan and Iran on Monday pushed ahead with a pipeline to bring natural gas from Iran despite American opposition, and the Iranian president declared the West has no right to block the project.
AMSTERDAM (AP) — Royal Dutch Shell PLC is continuing its push into liquefied natural gas with plans to build two plants that will serve LNG to ships and trucks around the Great Lakes and along the Mississippi River.
TRIPOLI, Libya (AP) — Transport of natural gas from Libya to Italy through a major pipeline in the country's west was halted Sunday after clashes between tribesmen and forces guarding the natural gas complex, a security official said.