Boston Gets More Gas and It’s Not the Beans! Really!

Jim WillisEditor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) Boston will get a lot lot more gas soon and not from those Boston beans. It will be as a result of a Kinder Morgan pipeline upgrade fought by its idiot pols. Among a flurry of new approvals, last Thursday the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave final approval

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Williams WV Compressor Station Explodes, Catches Fire

The Battle Run Compressor Station, owned and operated by Williams and located in Valley Grove (Ohio County), West Virginia, exploded and caught fire Saturday night. Fortunately no one was injured and the fire was extinguished within a half hour. Williams has “isolated” the flow of gas to the facility while the incident is investigated.This post

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Columbia Gas Plans New NatGas Pipeline in Central Ohio

Columbia Gas of Ohio (NiSource) recently announced a new $135 million pipeline project to bring new supplies of Utica-sourced natural gas to homes and businesses located north and west of Columbus, in central Ohio. The project, called the Northern Loop Project, will file for regulatory approval with the Ohio Power Siting Board and hopes the

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FERC Approves Del-Mar Energy Pathway Pipe Project

Eastern Shore Natural Gas Company (ESNG), a subsidiary company of Chesapeake Utilities Corporation, filed a request with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in Sept. 2018 to build 19+ miles of new pipeline and new meter and delivery stations in Kent and Sussex counties in Delaware, and Wicomico and Somerset counties in Maryland, to carry

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FERC Approves Tennessee Gas Pipe Expansion to Springfield, Mass.

Among a flurry of new approvals, last Thursday the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) gave final approval to Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s “261 Upgrade” project–a project to build approximately 2.1 miles of 12-inch diameter pipeline loop and replace two older, less efficient compressor units with a single new and more efficient compressor unit at the location

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More M-U Gas to Missouri? MoGas Floats Plan to Expand Pipeline

Some Marcellus/Utica gas flows all the way to the Midwest, to markets that include Chicago and St. Louis. Last week we reported that the Spire STL Pipeline is ready to begin service, connecting to the Rockies Express (REX) pipeline to flow M-U gas to the St. Louis area (see Spire Pipeline Ready to Flow Marcellus/Utica

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Fate of PennEast unclear following court decision

The U.S. Third Circuit Court of Appeals delivered a major setback to the PennEast pipeline project, refusing the company’s bid to rehear a case involving eminent domain of state-owned lands, according to Kallanish Energy. The decision means PennEast Pipeline LLC is running out of options to build the $1.2 billion pipeline to move Marcellus Shale

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FERC to release environmental assessment for Atlantic Sunrise extension in February

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission plans to release an environmental assessment in early February for two pipeline projects that will extend and expand Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line’s Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline to connect Marcellus and Utica shale gas with customers in the Northeast and mid-Atlantic, according to S&P Global Platts. If the FERC stays on track

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Cuomo Needs to Stop Pandering to Environmentalists

Craig stevensPartner, DCI Group …. ….  Andrew Cuomo is obsessed with pandering to environmentalists at the expense of other New Yorkers who need natural gas infrastructure and need it now. Consider: You build a brand-new home or space for your business. It’s nearing completion but your application for natural gas service is denied. How is

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Message to Long Island; “We’re Into This Natural Gas Crisis Together”

Ned LangPresident, Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens …. ….  Ned Lang, President of Upper Delaware River Basin Citizens, has a message for residents of Long Island suffering from the New York State’s anti-gas policies. Long Island homeowners and businesses are suffering from an artificial natural gas shortage brought on by short-sighted and, frankly, perfectly senseless

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Shale Gas News – November 9, 2019

Bill desRosiersExternal Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas … … The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM, 1510 AM and Sundays on YesFM, talked about the world’s top oil producer, LNG exports, Cunningham Energy and much more last week. The Shale Gas News has grown again; welcome Gem 104 as our

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Stupid Pipeline Trick from New Jersey Now Being Advanced Nationally

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  A completely deceptive and stupid pipeline trick practiced by New Jersey won favor with the 3rd Circuit Court of Appeals is now being advanced by others. Despite a very well argued appeal to the full Third Circuit Court of Appeals after a throughly bad decision from a three

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How to Solve the California Electricity Problem: Try Natural Gas!

Tom TantonPresident, T 2 & Associates California has an electricity problem and there are many to blame but the solution in front of all eyes is natural gas as an alternative source of heat. I sit here at my computer this morning after suffering through the latest “PSPS” (public safety power shutoff), which left me

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Middle East Turmoil Continues and We Barely Notice: Thank Fracking

Daniel B. Markind, Esq.Flaster Greenberg PC Middle East turmoil never seems to end, but one part of it has concluded thanks to fracking: the impacts on Americans who are now independent of it. Last week, the governments of both Lebanon and Iraq resigned. Seemingly organically, large protests erupted in both countries cutting across the ethnic divide.

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Green Goblins of Political Correctness Set Up New England for Icy Fall

Tom ShepstoneShepstone Management Company, Inc. …. ….  What’s happening in Rhode Island should be a warning to all of New England; you are headed for an icy fall with respect the energy you need to keep warm. Rhode Island is a state where the green goblins of political correctness hold full sway and determine policy.

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