American Midstream Partners’ request for a shortened 10-day objection period related to its proposed abandonment of the Midla Pipeline was rejected by FERC on April 11. FERC instead authorized a 22-day objection period that will end May 2.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration proposed more than $9.7 million in civil penalties in 2013 against pipeline operators who violate safety regulations. The figure is the highest yearly amount of proposed penalties in the agency's history.
Perhaps the most maddening aspect of Colorado’s current political situation may be that the oil and gas industry faces a bitter fight at the polls over use of a drilling technology that has been used for more than six decades.
American Midstream Partners LP filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to abandon the use of its 1920’s vintage Midla Mainline pipeline in order to ensure the safety of people and property along its route.
PG&E Corp., owner of California’s largest utility, was charged with 12 pipeline safety violations by the U.S. government for a 2010 natural gas explosion that killed eight people and left a crater the size of a house.
A former high-ranking, handsomely paid staffer with the EPA, who defrauded the agency out of two and a half years of work was hired by a college buddy and went on to play a key role in far-reaching environmental regulations.
U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, and Congressman Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., introduced companion legislation, S. 2170 and H.R. 4286, to limit federal regulation of energy exploration, development and trade.
The midstream sees growing opposition to crude by rail shipments from many sectors, a Southern Methodist University researcher told the 10th annual Pipeline Opportunities Conference, held March 25 in Houston.