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By Jim O'Toole | Current Legal, Political and Business Issues Shaping E&P, Midstream and Downstream Natural Gas Markets

Just How Big Is Oil’s Invisible Friend, Natural Gas?

By Liam Denning (Bloomberg Gadfly) — The world’s oil majors, beset by intimations of demand for their favorite product leveling off, seek comfort …

Merchant Shipping

Coal Is Going Down, Even Without The Clean Power Plan

Last Monday, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt announced he will repeal the Obama administration’s regulation to curb power plant carbon emissions, telling coal miners in Kentucky that “the war on coal is over.” The next day he kept his promise, issuing a proposed rule to …

Climate

There's no such thing as clean coal

It's not an industry we should save.<p>Between the wildfires, the hurricanes, and the droughts, one thing that this summer has made clear is not just that the climate is going to change, but that climate change is already here.<p>We can still work to make the effects of climate change less severe. But …

Climate

Coal plant closures continue even as U.S. ends 'Clean Power Plan'

NEW YORK (Reuters) - U.S. power firm Vistra Energy Corp said on Friday that it would shut two coal-fired plants for economic reasons, as closures in the industry continue apace despite the environment regulator saying this week he wanted to end the "war on coal."<p>Vistra's (VST.N) subsidiary Luminant …

Energy

Analysis: Is the war on coal really over?

Climate

Ohio Holds the ‘Key Anchor’ To Appalachia’s Bright Plastics Future

This week, Ohio laid a stake in the ground as the “key anchor” to the Appalachian storage hub — a critical component to support an economic …

Fracking

Crisci Associates

Here are some reactions from groups in Pennsylvania to the proposal to repeal the EPA Clean Power Climate Plan--<p><b>Clean Air Council</b><p>The Clean Air …

Climate

FERC Proposal Supporting Coal And Nuclear Prompts Howls From Gas, Wind, Solar, Antinuclear

If his goal was to stimulate a conversation with a rapid approach to concluding action, Energy Secretary Rick Perry has scored a victory with his recently proposed Grid Resiliency Pricing Rule.<p>During the past week, the insular world of energy policy wonks has talked of little else, numerous …

Energy

Increased NYC natural gas deliveries

Williams Partners’ New York Bay expansion project has been placed into service, enabling increased natural gas deliveries to New York City.

Natural Gas

After New York Delays, FERC Extends Millennium's Valley Lateral Construction Deadline

After waiving New York’s authority to issue a water quality certification (WQC) for Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC’s Valley Lateral Project, FERC has …

Orange County

FERC OKs Algonquin’s Atlantic Bridge Facilities in New York State

Algonquin Gas Transmission LLC has been given permission by FERC to proceed with infrastructure construction in New York to support the $452 million …

Renewable Energy

Guest editorial (Parkersburg): Slow pipeline reviews cost us jobs and revenue

Reprinted from the Parkersburg News and Sentinel<p>There is more natural gas being produced from the Marcellus and Utica shales than is necessary to …

Energy

Ad fuels speculation about whether House Speaker Mike Turzai will run for governor

HARRISBURG — There stands Republican House Speaker Mike Turzai, against the backdrop of a trash-strewn lot of rundown rowhouses, talking about …

Lehigh Valley

NatGas Severance Tax Stalls As Pennsylvania Budget Impasse Drags On

While another week was winding down at the Pennsylvania Capitol on Friday, lawmakers had already left town, out of ideas and no closer to funding the …

Natural Gas

How fracking-friendly legislators are running PA into the ground | Editorial

Pennsylvania hasn’t balanced its budget, is facing a $2 billion deficit, and has seen its credit rating drop, yet state legislators refuse to tap an …

Philadelphia

E.P.A. Announces Repeal of Major Obama-Era Carbon Emissions Rule

WASHINGTON — The Environmental Protection Agency announced on Tuesday that Scott Pruitt, the chief of the agency, had signed a measure to repeal President Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants, setting up a bitter fight over the future of America’s …

Climate

Delco reps explain votes for bringing shale tax to the House floor

The day after a discharge motion attempted to resuscitate a Marcellus shale tax, members of the Delaware County delegation shared their thoughts on …

Delaware Valley

Monroeville company starting work on first Plum fracking project

Construction of the well pad at oil and gas exploration company Huntley & Huntley’s first Marcellus shale drilling project in Plum will start next …

Oil

A shale-gas producer pursues an elusive and invisible fugitive

LENOX TOWNSHIP, Pa. — Ryan Klemish is a fugitive hunter, pursuing an elusive quarry: natural-gas leaks at Southwestern Energy’s Marcellus Shale …

Climate

EPA Announces Appointment of Cosmo Servidio to Region 3 Administrator | US EPA

News Releases from Headquarters›Office of the Administrator (AO)<p>10/04/2017<p>Contact Information:<p>(press@epa.gov)<p><b>WASHINGTON</b> – Today, U.S. Environmental …

EPA

East Texas coal plant, once a big polluter, snuffed out by cheap natural gas

One of Texas' largest coal plants is shutting down, a victim of plentiful and cheap natural gas, plant owner Luminant announced today.<p>The Monticello …

Energy

Nat Gas Exports Could Add $73B To U.S. Economy

Higher natural gas exports from the U.S. in the years to 2040 could add between US$50 billion and US$73 billion to the economy and create …

United States

Pipeline Gets Federal OK to Carry Natural Gas Liquids

A dramatic fight about a natural-gas-liquids pipeline planned to go through Kentucky is the subject of a new documentary, “The End of the Line.”<p>It …

Natural Gas

Kinder Morgan ups capacity on $1 billion natural gas pipeline in West Texas

Houston-based Kinder Morgan has increased the capacity on a new natural gas pipeline that it estimates will cost more than $1 billion to build.The …

Oil

October 6 Natural Gas Weekly: Storage Forecast And Update On Supply/Demand Balance

Total demand for US natural gas is up 7% y-o-y to just over 440 bcf.<p>Total natural gas supply is up 6% y-o-y to 81.9 bcf per day.<p>We currently expect …

Natural Gas