Williams CEO Compliments PA Gov Wolf, Roasts NY Gov Cuomo

Williams CEO Alan Armstrong

On Friday Williams CEO Alan Armstrong addressed CEA’s Energy and Manufacturing Summit in Pittsburgh. Ahead of that address, Armstrong granted an exclusive interview to the Pittsburgh Business Times, an interview in which he had some flattering words for Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf (i.e. sucked up to him), and some rather unflattering words for New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
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Opposition to Kinder Morgan NGL Pipeline Plan Builds in Kentucky

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What is it about Kentucky? Is everybody in the Bluegrass State allergic to NGL (natural gas liquids) pipelines? Another government official, this time the mayor of Lexington, is the latest (in a long list) to oppose Kinder Morgan’s plan to convert part of their Tennessee Gas Pipeline to flow NGLs–called the Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline (UMTP) project.
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Federal Judges in Richmond Hear 4 Anti Cases Against MVP, ACP

Line ’em up and knock ’em down. Last Friday a panel of judges from the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit (in Richmond, VA) heard four cases against Mountain Valley Pipeline (MVP) and Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP), one after another, bing bing bing bing. Both pipeline projects, very important to the Marcellus/Utica region, are in various states of litigation, brought on by the odious Sierra Club and co-conspirators like the Southern Environmental Law Center.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Oct 1, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Are West Virginians being hornswoggled again?; Vallourec ramps up hiring in area as gas market improves; Conneaut protecting roads from pipeline damage; Colonna’s Shipyard protests Virginia Natural Gas pipeline over safety concerns; Colorado’s Initiative 97 unwisely blocks oil and natural gas development; California is approaching $4 gasoline, but it has only itself to blame; Rockefellers use new front group to advance climate liability campaign; USCG division trains new LNG vessel inspectors; Natural gas – the latest EIA data sends the energy commodity to a new high; Natural Gas Weekly price forecast – market flashes a very bearish signal; The $800 billion investment opportunity you won’t want to miss; Predictions of $100 oil are just clickbait for the uninformed; Six new tech companies that can shape the future of oil and gas; PetroChina approves LNG Canada investment; Europe prepares for natural gas price hike.
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