Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Infrastructure , Midstream

US Regulator Bars Freeport LNG Plant Restart over Safety Concerns

“Continued operation of Freeport’s LNG export facility without corrective measures may pose an integrity risk to public safety, property or the environment,” the U.S. PHMSA said in its preliminary report.

July 1, 2022

Natural Gas , Legislation , Infrastructure

Texas RRC Proposes Rules to Ready Natgas Industry for Weather Emergencies

“With 1,000 people moving to Texas each day, the long-term solution for our state’s energy needs is to invest and build more cheap, reliable natural gas-fired electric generation,” Texas Railroad Comissioner Chairman Wayne Christian said.

June 29, 2022

Infrastructure , Energy Transition

Biden, 11 US States to Boost Support for Offshore Wind Energy

President Joe Biden and 11 U.S. east coast states will work together to accelerate offshore wind facility development as part of the president's push to battle climate change.

June 24, 2022

Markets , Infrastructure

Texas Power Use to Break Records on Friday, Monday as Heatwave Lingers

The Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), which operates the grid for more than 26 million customers representing about 90% of the state's power load, has said it has enough resources available to meet demand.

June 10, 2022

Infrastructure , Energy Transition

US Says It Will Cut Costs for Clean Energy Projects on Public Lands

In a statement, the Department of Interior said rents and fees for solar and wind projects would fall by about 50%.

June 1, 2022

Infrastructure , Energy Transition , Midstream

US Approves Major Transmission Line from Wyoming to Utah

The move allows PacifiCorp, a unit of Warren Buffett's Berkshire Hathaway Inc., to start building the line, which will run from southwest Wyoming through Colorado to central Utah.

May 31, 2022

Legislation , Infrastructure , Midstream

Alberta Court Rules Canada’s Environmental Impact Law Unconstitutional

The Alberta Court of Appeal said the Impact Assessment Act (IAA), which assesses how major infrastructure projects in Canada like pipelines impact the environment, was a “classic example of legislative creep.”

May 11, 2022

Conferences , Infrastructure , Energy Transition

OTC 2022: Growing US Presence in Offshore Wind Development

The U.S. Department of Energy has plans to help fund offshore wind developers as they grow their operations in the Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico, according to DOE program manager Jocelyn Braun-Saracino.

May 5, 2022

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Policy & Regulations , Infrastructure , Shale Plays

Continental CEO Says Biden’s Actions ‘Fall Short’ on Shifting Energy Policy

“There are positive things coming out of the Biden administration on the verbiage side…but if you look at the actions, they fall short,” Continental President and CEO Bill Berry said during a recent panel discussion.

April 12, 2022