Trump signs legislation rolling back Obama-era regulations

April 1, 2017 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump signed a handful of measures Monday rolling back Obama-era regulations under the Congressional Review Act. more »»

A look at how Trump's moves on coal will affect the industry

April 1, 2017 By MATTHEW BROWN and MEAD GRUVER, Associated Press BILLINGS, Mont. more »»

Ruling: Co-op must pay tax on purchase of coal, natural gas

April 1, 2017 PHOENIX (AP) — A court ruling says a southeastern Arizona power cooperative must pay tax on its purchases of coal and natural gas from out-of-state suppliers for its generating plant in Cochise... more »»

Owner of leaking Alaska pipeline to reduce natural gas flow

March 28, 2017 ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — The governor of Alaska says the owner of an underwater pipeline leaking processed natural gas will temporarily reduce the amount of gas that feeds into the line. more »»

Drillers: Permit limbo hurts Pennsylvania's competitiveness

March 28, 2017 MICHAEL RUBINKAM, Associated Press As Pennsylvania's governor touts the potential for billions of dollars in new investment by petrochemical manufacturers, his environmental agency is struggling to... more »»

Debate renewed over economic benefits of Keystone pipeline

March 27, 2017 By DAVID KOENIG, AP Business Writer DALLAS (AP) — President Donald Trump is calling his administration's approval of the Keystone XL pipeline a new era for American energy policy. more »»

Canada determined to diversify despite Keystone XL approval

March 27, 2017 By ROB GILLIES, Associated Press TORONTO (AP) — Canada's natural resource minister said Saturday his government is happy the Keystone XL pipeline has finally been approved by the White House, but h... more »»

Booker, Menendez raise concerns over PennEast gas pipeline

March 25, 2017 TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Democratic U.S. senators have written federal regulators with concerns over a proposed 120-mile, $1. more »»

Dakota Access pipeline vandalism highlights sabotage risks

March 25, 2017 By BLAKE NICHOLSON and STEVE KARNOWSKI, Associated Press BISMARCK, N.D. more »»

Enbridge cutting 1,000 jobs after takeover of Spectra Energy

March 25, 2017 CALGARY, Alberta (AP) — Enbridge Inc. says it is cutting about 1,000 jobs or 6 percent of its workforce following the takeover of Houston-based Spectra Energy. more »»

Maryland Senate panel OKs ban on fracking

March 25, 2017 ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — A ban on the hydraulic fracturing for natural gas in Maryland has moved a step closer to approva. more »»

Regulators seek state opinions on proposed plant

March 25, 2017 WARWICK, R.I. (AP) — Rhode Island regulators are seeking supplementary advisory opinions from four state agencies on a proposal to build a natural gas-fired power plant in the town of Burrillville. more »»

South Texas school board gives Exxon $1.2 billion tax break

March 25, 2017 PORTLAND, Texas (AP) — A South Texas school board has approved an estimated $1.2 billion in tax breaks to entice Exxon Mobil Corp. and its Saudi partner to build a $9. more »»

US rig count increases 20 this week to 809; Texas up 8

March 25, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 20 this week to 809. A year ago, 464 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. more »»

West Virginia oil and gas industry holds jobs rally

March 23, 2017 CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Speakers at a jobs rally in Charleston have urged the passage of legislation to benefit the state's oil and natural gas industry. more »»

2 reports, 1 conclusion: energy shift must start soon

March 21, 2017 By FRANK JORDANS, Associated Press BERLIN (AP) — The world must swiftly shift energy production away from fossil fuels if it is to prevent a dangerous increase in global temperatures, according to... more »»

Court turns down challenges to EPA plan for coal-fired plant

March 21, 2017 PHOENIX (AP) — A federal court has denied two legal challenges to federal clean-air regulators' plan for reducing haze by limiting emissions from the Navajo Generating station, a coal-fired plant i... more »»

State fines Cascade Natural Gas $1M over safety violations

March 21, 2017 OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) — Cascade Natural Gas has agreed to pay $1 million to settle allegations it broke state and federal pipeline safety rules. more »»

US rig count increases 21 this week to 789; Oklahoma up 10

March 18, 2017 HOUSTON (AP) — The number of rigs exploring for oil and natural gas in the U.S. increased by 21 this week to 789. A year ago, 476 rigs were active. Houston oilfield services company Baker Hughes Inc. more »»

 
 
 

 

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