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. More »
Key senators are pressuring the Energy Department to abandon its 2012 plan for processing applications to broadly export natural gas, insisting that the two-year-old approach does not do enough to prioritize projects that have secured financing, signed up customers and are close to winning other needed permits. More »
International sanctions against Russian officials could endanger the country’s multibillion-dollar pipeline, liquefied natural gas and offshore projects as the cost of borrowing money surges, according to a report released this week. More »
Brazil’s top finance official is being roped into a growing scandal over Petroleo Brasileiro SA’s $1.19 billion purchase of a Texas plant, the latest in a string of troubles plaguing the company’s money-losing refining unit. More »
HOUSTON — European leaders visited Washington this week, urging U.S. lawmakers to allow more natural gas exports overseas, arguing the maneuver would reduce their dependency on Russia as an energy provider. But the largest American chemical company had a simple response: tough luck. More »
The event will cover federal regulations, managing the risk of gathering lines, safety for emergency responders, pipeline expansion in the Eagle Ford and pipeline construction, design and inspections. More »
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