Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Enhanced Oil Recovery

North Dakota Approves First Class VI Carbon Capture, Storage Project

This approval allows RTE to commercially capture (dehydrate and compress) and inject the 180,000-metric-ton-per-year CO2 stream into the Broom Creek Formation on RTE property for permanent geologic CO2 storage.

October 21, 2021

Restructurings , People , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Joint Ventures , Midstream , Pipelines

Q&A: Significant Midstream Consolidation on the Way

New Sidley partner Trent Bridges shares his thoughts on the strategic outlook for midstream companies, pipeline contracts, M&A, renewable fuels, capital markets and regulations.

October 19, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

US Supreme Court Refuses Stay Request for Spire Natural Gas Pipeline

Spire has warned that the shutdown of its STL pipeline in Missouri, designed to deliver up to 400 MMcf/d of gas, could cause gas outages for as many as 400,000 in St. Louis this winter.

October 18, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines

Pennsylvania Charges Energy Transfer with Environmental Crimes

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro charged Energy Transfer with several counts of environmental crimes that Shapiro says occurred during the Marine East pipeline expansion.

October 7, 2021

Infrastructure , Midstream

Canada Invokes 1977 Pipeline Treaty with US over Line 5 Dispute

Line 5 is governed by a provisions of the agreement guaranteeing uninterrupted transit of light crude oil and NGL between the two countries, Canada’s Foreign Affairs Minister Marc Garneau said in a statement.

October 5, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Transactions

US Senate Confirms Biden Pick to Lead Bureau of Land Management

The U.S. Senate voted on Sept. 30 to confirm Montana conservationist Tracy Stone-Manning to lead the Bureau of Land Management.

October 1, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Energy Transition , Construction

Souki: Gas Industry Can Brace for Blame from Impact of Poor Energy Policies

‘I see nothing but catastrophe,’ Tellurian’s leader says, citing a lack of infrastructure that will continue to result in instability for natural gas prices.

September 29, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

PennEast Kills its $1.1 Billion Natural Gas Pipeline Project

Partners decide to cease development because they could not obtain water permits in New Jersey.

September 27, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment

Regulators Issue Standards to Prevent Another Texas Grid Freeze

The freeze left 4.5 million without power over several days in the state, killing more than 100 people.

September 24, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Dakota Access Pipeline Asks US Supreme Court to Scrap Environmental Study Order

Energy Transfer, which operates the 570,000 bbl/d pipeline out of the Bakken shale basin, has said Dakota Access is safe.

September 21, 2021