Mexico’s state-owned electric company CFE announced it will seek private sector bids to build five natural gas pipelines in the northern part of the country, a project that could cost $2.25 billion, The Wall Street Journal reports.
British Prime Minister David Cameron’s government will propose legislation to let shale gas companies run pipelines under private land without worrying about being accused of trespassing, the BBC reports.
Officials from Gazprom were in Brussels Tuesday for talks about a proposed South Stream pipeline which would bring Russian gas directly into Europe, bypassing Ukraine, even though political discussions about the project were frozen after the annexation of Crimea, The Wall Street Journal reports.
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Duke Energy Corp. and Piedmont Natural Gas Company Inc. said Tuesday they want to invest in a new natural gas pipeline into North Carolina that can deliver more of the cheap fuel to customers and especially to new power plants run by the country's largest electricity company.
The two Charlotte-based companies said they are shopping for proposals to build a pipeline that could start delivering fuel to Duke's electric power plants and other businesses beginning in late 2018. The companies expect to select a proposal by late this year.
ONEONTA, N.Y. (AP) — The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is holding public meetings this week to gather feedback on the draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Constitution Pipeline.
The 124-mile-long underground pipeline would carry natural gas from northern Pennsylvania across New York's Southern Tier to connect with other pipelines in Schoharie County serving Northeast markets.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pacific Gas & Electric Co. said Thursday the company will likely face federal criminal charges for its role in a fatal gas pipeline explosion in the San Francisco Bay Area.
A disclosure document filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission by PG&E Corp. and its subsidiary said the company expects the federal government will bring criminal charges against the utility in connection with the Sept. 9, 2010, explosion of its transmission pipeline in San Bruno.
Between now and 2035 spending on energy transmission infrastructure will have to accelerate, with $641 billion needed for at least 35,000 miles of pipelines, according to a study by ICF International for natural gas groups, FuelFix reports.
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A lack of pipelines into New England is making natural gas costlier, pushing up wholesale electricity prices in the region by 55 percent last year, the region's electric grid operator said Tuesday.
The average price of wholesale electric energy rose to $56.06 per megawatt hour, up from a historic low of $36.09 in 2012, ISO-New England said.
Support for a review of any proposal to send Canadian oil sands crude through the Portland Montreal Pipe Line by Republican Sen. Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire has environmentalists wondering if she will rethink her support for the Keystone XL project, E&E reports.
The Supreme Court heard arguments in a case that pits an electronics manufacturer against North Carolina landowners over groundwater pollution and whether a state statute takes precedence over federal law that exempts toxic waste cases from deadlines, E&E reports.
All four candidates vying for the Republican nomination to challenge Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., in the November election said they didn’t think climate change was a fact, when asked the question in a debate Tuesday night, The Hill reports.
Arch Coal’s investment in DKRW’s proposed coal gasification plant has cost it $57 million, according to the annual report the company filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Casper Star-Tribune reports.
The EU’s top energy official will discuss sending gas to Ukraine through Slovakia in negotiations Thursday, and on Monday Moscow hosts Kiev’s energy minister for talks on Russian gas prices for Ukraine, Reuters reports.
Phil Radford, who became the youngest person to head the American operation for Greenpeace, is departing after four years of working on broadening the environmental group’s reach, National Journal reports.
The Chinese Ministry of Environmental Protection has lifted an eight month ban on the country’s two biggest refiners starting new projects, after China National Petroleum Corp. and Sinopec met pollution targets, The Wall Street Journal reports.