The newly refashioned Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is set to hold its inaugural hearing Tuesday on exporting more of America’s natural gas bounty, chaired by Ron Wyden, D-Ore., who is skeptical of existing laws on the issue.
BP signed a 20-year agreement to buy liquefied natural gas exported from a terminal in Freeport, which is the first of several facilities awaiting federal approvals for natural gas exports, Freeport LNG said Monday.
Howard Midstream Energy Partners LLC will build a new natural gas plant in Webb County to process 200 million cubic feet of gas per day, as well as a logistics railroad hub at the new Live Oak Railroad in Live Oak County.
Two billionaire brothers who made a fortune in the fracking industry were the top donors to successful 2012 legislative candidates in Montana, according to a new report from the National Institute on Money in State Politics.
Oil, gas and wind energy producers are working to persuade federal wildlife officials not to enact protections for the lesser prairie chicken, a move that could force them to halt or significantly alter their operations to protect the species’ dwindling grassland habitat.
Late last year, representatives from one of the world’s largest energy companies came to the home of Lydia and Sam Mast. The company was planning to drill a gas well on an adjacent property and needed to test the Masts’ water.
Two BP well-site leaders charged with manslaughter in the deaths of 11 workers killed in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico rig explosion and oil spill disaster originally were indicted more than a month before the case was announced.
As Brazil prepares for its first-ever auction of shale-gas acreage, it has a message for global prospectors: The country that discovered the world’s biggest offshore oil finds this century may have almost twice as much natural gas onshore as is currently estimated.
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