Category: Natural gas

Groups protest gas pipeline at Ky. Capitol

Land owners joined environmental activists at the state Capitol Wednesday to oppose a pipeline that would carry flammable liquids through several counties in northern Kentucky.  More »

Natural gas fueling stations in Texas set to double, advocate says

The number of natural gas refueling stations in Texas is set to double, based on announced plans and state applications from companies.  More »

Top regulator commends efforts to cut pollution in booming Bakken

During a trip to survey booming oil development in North Dakota on Tuesday and Wednesday, Interior Secretary Sally Jewell said she saw evidence energy companies are working aggressively to pare greenhouse gas emissions ahead of federal regulations on the practice.  More »

Environmentalists call well methane leaks ‘alarmingly high’

Almost a tenth of the methane produced from oil and gas operations in a Utah site escapes into the atmosphere, according to a federally backed study published Monday.  More »

China’s CNPC seen tapping Exxon-Rosneft assets

China National Petroleum Corp. already spent more money this year on energy assets than any other global producer. Oil and gas fields controlled by Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) and Russia’s OAO Rosneft may be next on the list.  More »

Pa. regulators nix gas drilling wastewater plant

State regulators have shut down a gas drilling wastewater treatment facility that a Texas firm had planned at the site of a former rodeo arena.  More »

Interior secretary to tour North Dakota oil patch

Interior Secretary Sally Jewell is getting a look at North Dakota’s oil and gas development.  More »

Energy rigs in U.S. cap longest streak of gains in two years

Rigs targeting oil and natural gas in the U.S. gained for the fifth straight week to the highest level this year as producers boosted natural-gas plays in the Marcellus Shale formation on the East Coast.  More »

Oil patch city wants to be known as ‘Boomtown USA’

A city in the heart of the North Dakota oil patch has a new brand.  More »

CenterPoint, OGE partnership dubbed Enable Midstream Partners

The principal office for the executive management team is expected to be in Oklahoma City. The main offices for the gathering and processing leadership team will be in Oklahoma City, while the main offices for the interstate pipeline operations will be in Houston.  More »

Study: Gas leaks cost Mass. consumers $1.5B

A congressional study estimates that leaky natural gas pipelines have cost Massachusetts consumers up to $1.5 billion over the last decade  More »

Ford to launch F-150 that can run on natural gas

Ford Motor Co. will offer a natural gas option for its 2014 F-150 pickup truck models, turning drivers of America’s most popular vehicle into potential consumers of the low-cost fuel.  More »