PA Gov Wolf Declares War on ET/Sunoco – No New Pipeline Permits

Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf has just declared full-on war with Energy Transfer and its Sunoco Logistics subsidiary by directing the Dept. of Environmental Protection (DEP) to suspend all reviews of clean water permit applications and other pending approvals for all of ET/Sunoco’s pipeline projects in the state, including Mariner East 2 (ME2) and the Revolution pipeline project.
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Foreign LNG Imports Save New England from NatGas Shortage

The following story highlights what should be, in our opinion, a crime: Foreign liquefied natural gas (LNG), in record amounts, is coming to Boston and being offloaded into the Algonquin Gas Transmission pipeline in order to meet the high demand of New Englanders for gas. In fact, a new record has just been set for the amount of foreign LNG imports flowing for a single day. Maddening.
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Ohio Schools Rub Hands Together Waiting for NEXUS Tax Revenue

NEXUS Pipeline, a $2.6 billion, 255-mile interstate pipeline that runs from Ohio into Michigan, began a partial startup in October, and was fully online in November. Although there was early opposition to the project, and some complaints from landowners along the route of construction, the project is noteworthy for the just how little complaining there actually was.
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Blue Ridge Mountain Resources Shareholders Approve Eclipse Merger

Last August Eclipse Resources announced it had sold itself to Blue Ridge Mountain Resources, the renamed remnant of Magnum Hunter Resources (see Eclipse Resources Merging with Former Magnum Hunter). Although Eclipse shareholders have approved the deal, not until today was there official approval by the shareholders of Blue Ridge Mountain Resources.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Feb 11, 2019

MARCELLUS/UTICA REGION: Dimock fractivists and funders throw friends under the bus; ME 1 still offline with no end in sight; work on Ohio Tetco explosion continues too; Pit bull escapes home, leads police back to save owner from gas leak; New York’s top environmental regulator won’t be stepping down after all; OTHER U.S. REGIONS: Oil and gas industry warns against proposed New Mexico fracking moratorium; NATIONAL: Does the U.S. oil rig count still matter?; Chevron, Exxon ask 2nd Circ. to sink NYC’s climate suit; INTERNATIONAL: Why did France just save Nord Stream 2?
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