Federal regulators also warned that the New England region faced its highest energy costs in more than 25 years this winter due to tight heating oil supplies and fierce competition for LNG.
The request reveals a potential snag at a critical LNG production facility as U.S. producers try to ramp up exports to meet booming global demand.
PHMSA ordered Cheniere to shut two LNG storage tanks at the company’s Sabine Pass LNG export plant in Louisiana in February 2018 after plant workers discovered a one- to six-foot crack in one tank that leaked fuel into an outer layer.
Exacerbating high energy costs, New England lacks enough gas pipeline capacity to meet all its heating and power generation needs on the coldest winter days.
Mountain Valley–the only big gas pipe under construction in Appalachia—is one of several U.S. pipeline projects delayed by regulatory and legal fights with environmental and local groups.
Energy lawyer Taylor Holcomb provides advice to natural gas facility operators on what to expect from Texas’ new weatherization rules, which take effect on Dec. 1.
LNG economics are attractive, but permitting uncertainties in North America can derail a project. Here’s an update of projects from Sempra Infrastructure, Berkshire Hathaway Energy and Penn LNG.
An energy and maritime attorney who assisted with the first offshore commercial wind farm shares insight on potential challenges ahead for development in the Gulf of Mexico.
Located south of Waverly, Illinois, the pipeline fire occurred on Oct. 3 and was allowed to safely burn out with no injuries reported, according to a statement by the Jacksonville-Morgan County Office of Emergency Management.
The EPA this month revoked the pollution control permit for Phillips 66’s Bluewater terminal and directed the oil refiner and pipeline operator to submit a revised proposal.