Former FERC Chair To LNG Developers: ‘Get Your Ducks In A Row’

Wellinghoff emphasizes carefully preparing applications, engaging with regulators to speed process.

Theresa Ward
Wed, 11/26/2014 - 11:19

Spectra Energy’s British Columbia Project Gets Environmental Approval

Spectra Energy’s proposed Westcoast Connector Gas Transmission Project received an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) from the British Columbian government, the company said in a statement. 

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 10:00

PRGT Project Gets Environmental Assessment Certificate

TransCanada Corp.’s Prince Rupert Gas Transmission Project (PRGT) received an Environmental Assessment Certificate (EAC) from the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office.

Wed, 11/26/2014 - 09:58

Berkshire’s BNSF To Apply Surcharge On Older Crude Tank Cars

BNSF Railway Co. plans to apply a $1,000 surcharge for each older crude tank car, denting profits for shale drillers in North Dakota.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:24

Renewable Fuels Quotas For 2014 Delayed By EPA After Fight

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) punted on setting quotas for the use of renewable fuels in 2014 and pledged to lay out next year targets for 2014 to 2016.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 09:27

Mexico Offers Midstream, Downstream Opportunities

U.S. and Canadian midstream and downstream operators have significant growth potential right now in Mexico, thanks to that nation’s ongoing energy reforms.

Paul Hart
Thu, 11/20/2014 - 16:08

Williams Seeks Hillabee Expansion Project FERC Approval

The Williams Cos. Inc. announced that Transco filed an application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to expand its pipeline system.

Wed, 11/19/2014 - 11:14

Keystone XL Vote Dies In Senate

In spite of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu’s efforts, the bill to approve the Keystone XL Pipeline fails to gain necessary votes. The GOP promises to try again.

Caryn Livingston
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 10:53

Freeport LNG Gets Final FERC, DOE Approvals

Freeport LNG Expansion LP received final approvals for its proposed natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Texas. 

Tue, 11/18/2014 - 10:40

China’s Move With US On Pollution Spurs Climate Deal

The U.S. and China announced a joint plan to reduce carbon emissions on Nov. 11, ahead of next year’s U.N. climate change summit in Paris.

Wed, 11/12/2014 - 10:31

Midterm Election Results Favor Energy Industry

Big wins for supporters of oil and gas could mean less choppy legislative waters for the industry in the next two years, according to Bracewell & Guiliani experts. 

Frank Nieto
Thu, 11/06/2014 - 13:45

Keystone Approval Sought By Republicans Who Dare Obama Veto

A top priority for a Republican-led Senate will be to send President Barack Obama a bill to authorize the Keystone XL pipeline and dare him to veto it.

Thu, 11/06/2014 - 09:34