Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Mountain Valley Pipeline Start Delayed, Cost Rises to $6.2 Billion

The natural gas pipe’s delay to summer 2022 is due to regulators’ request for time to review certification applications.

May 5, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Army Corps: No Cause to Shut DAPL During Review

In filing, the Corps said it will determine whether to issue a new permit when its review is completed in March 2022.

May 4, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

N.C. Again Denies Permit for Mountain Valley Pipeline

The state’s Department of Environmental Quality denied a water permit for the Southgate natural gas pipeline.

May 3, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Dakota Access Seeks Supreme Court Review to Keep Oil Pipeline Open

The operators of the line, led by Energy Transfer LP, sought a stay from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, saying it would allow the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL) to continue operating.

April 29, 2021

Business , Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Midstream Business Regulatory Repercussions: The Last Greenfield Pipeline?

High costs, regulatory hurdles and environmentalist opponents have made it difficult to construct major natural gas pipelines out of Appalachia.

April 29, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Supreme Court Tackles PennEast’s Bid to Seize N.J. Land

Pipeline company argues that the Natural Gas Act allows it to exercise the power of eminent domain.

April 29, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Energy Transition , Pipelines

Biden’s First 100 Days of Oil and Gas Action: He’s Just Getting Started

Baker Botts attorneys scrutinize the president’s agenda and its centrality of energy regulation.

April 28, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Pipeline Ordered to Suspend Expansion to Protect Hummingbird

Canadian government cites the threat to nests of the migratory Anna’s Hummingbird in its order to suspend work on the Trans Mountain pipeline.

April 27, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction

Pembina Pauses Development of Ore. Jordan Cove LNG Plant

Canadian energy company asks court to put its case in abeyance as it assesses the status of state water permits.

April 26, 2021

International , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines , System Integrity

Frustrated Canada Presses White House to Keep Line 5 Open

Canadians are pushing on several diplomatic fronts against Mich. Gov. Whitmer’s order to shut Enbridge’s Great Lakes oil pipeline.

April 26, 2021