Officials Seek Public Alerts from Connecticut Compressor Station

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Officials Seek Public Alerts from Connecticut Compressor Station

The 1,100-mile-long Algonquin Gas Transmission Pipeline delivers natural gas, including Marcellus/Utica gas, to New England. Algonquin is connected to the Texas Eastern Pipeline and the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline. Algonquin crosses through (delivers gas to) Connecticut and several other states. Three compressor stations are located along the portion of Algonquin that traverses Connecticut. One of…

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Freeport LNG Still Not Back Online – Slow Restart Begins This Week

Freeport LNG closed its export plant on Sunday, July 7, in anticipation of Hurricane Beryl hitting the Texas Gulf Coast (see Surprise! Freeport LNG Exports Shut Down Due to Hurricane Beryl). The storm passed through the Freeport region and left a lot of damage, including some damage to the Freeport facility. As Freeport works to…

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Radicals Oppose Plan to Fix Leaking NatGas Pipes in Washington, DC

Anti-fossil fuel zealots from the Chesapeake Climate Action Network and from an Indian tribe as far away as Nova Scotia (Canada) are opposing a $12 billion plan by Washington Gas to fix leaky (very old) natural gas pipelines that cross under the streets of our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C. An article from the Big Green…

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Baltimore Climate Lawsuit Is Dismissed, Adding to Losses for Nationally-Coordinated Campaign

In a massive loss for the nationally-coordinated climate litigation campaign, a Maryland state judge dismissed the City of Baltimore’s lawsuit against energy companies last week. The ruling firmly rejects the cornerstone legal theory behind the litigation, explaining that state law cannot be used to advance national energy policy and address a global phenomenon such as

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Report: CO Energy Industry Gives Back Millions to Communities, Advances Environmental Innovation 

This June the Colorado Oil & Gas Association released its updated 2023 Community Impact Report, showcasing the industry’s ongoing commitment to supporting Colorado communities and the sector’s continued advances in environmental innovation.  This year’s report again shows Colorado energy producers and their employees remain committed to driving down emissions and giving back to strengthen communities

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E&P Highlights: July 15, 2024

Here’s a roundup of the latest E&P headlines, including Freeport LNG’s restart after Hurricane Beryl and ADNOC’s deployment of AI-powered tech at its offshore fields. This post appeared first on Hart Energy.

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BKV Sells Non-Operated PA Marcellus Assets for $132 Million

Over the past seven-plus years, BKV Corporation (Banpu Kalnin Ventures), the American arm of Banpu (96% owned by Banpu, Thailand’s largest coal mining company), has become one of the top 20 gas-weighted natural gas producers in the U.S. BKV originally entered the American shale sector by investing $500 million in 2016-2017 to buy existing Marcellus…

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Butler County, PA Man Killed at Trump Rally in Assassination Attempt

We’re still coming to terms with the surreal scenes from Saturday’s attempted assassination of President Trump at his rally in Butler, PA. A fraction of an inch closer and the assassin’s bullet would have killed Donald Trump. We firmly believe it was Divine Providence (i.e., God) that kept President Trump alive. However, one brave man…

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ESG Clean Energy System Removes 100% of CO2 from Gas-Fired Plant

In December 2022, Rice Acquisition Corp II, a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) started by the Rice brothers (Danny, Toby, and Derek), announced a deal to acquire NET Power — an electric power developer with revolutionary new technology to capture every last molecule of carbon dioxide from natural gas-fired power plants (see Dan Rice Buys…

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PA Finally Has a State Budget For 2024/25 — Is It a Good One?

We’ve covered the Pennsylvania state budget negotiations and passage in years gone by when PA’s then-Gov. Tom Wolf (far-left Democrat) requested a Marcellus-killing severance tax every year he was in office (eight loooong years). We’ve largely ignored the PA budget this time around under PA’s do-nothing dud of a governor, Josh Shapiro, as his proposed…

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Refracs Becoming Common Practice for Oil & Gas Operators

Refracs, also called re-entries and re-completions, re-enter an existing and declining well to access more rock and pump new life out of it. Refracs are becoming a much more common practice for operators. There are two main types of refracs. While refracs are mainly used in oil wells, there are times when they are used…

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