Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Oct 22, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: NY: State officials visit Beaver County Career and Technology Center; Oil and gas firm to locate in Alta Vista Business Park; Boston Herald: Gas pipeline limits create potential crisis; Happy 10th anniversary to the Eagle Ford Shale; San Francisco pension system approves divestment of five fossil fuel companies; EPA, federal agencies lay out agenda for future regulatory changes; U.S. natural gas production quarterly report: producers love current prices; America’s energy dominance is a remarkable achievement; Ex-Schlumberger chief to acquire biggest shale pipe servicer; Frustrated investors want frackers to consolidate; Chesapeake Energy is about to reach critical mass; Natural gas serves both short, long term climate goals, says Shell exec; IEA: lack of LNG fleet investment could pose a threat to market development.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Oct 19, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: NY: Winter electricity & natural gas bills expected to remain flat; slight rise possible for natural gas; NEXUS pipeline set to join natural gas traffic jam at Dawn Hub; Virginia Natural Gas celebrates Careers in Energy Week; Methane emissions continue to fall as oil, gas production soars says EPA; EPA aims to triple pace of deregulation in coming year; EIA data show weekly U.S. natural-gas supply above 3 trillion cubic feet; Natural gas pipeline rupture in Canada affects U.S. energy markets; White House shelves coal industry incentives plan; AMLO to suspend Mexico bid rounds until current projects start producing; China stops buying U.S. oil, two months after record total.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Oct 18, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Ohio Public Utilities Commission to help with gas restoration in Massachusetts; Columbia Gas launches “Back-to-Business” initiative to support to affected businesses; Business groups ask SCOTUS to shut down Massachusetts #ExxonKnew shakedown; PUC delays natural gas plant vote; Duluth hearings will go on; Emails show law firm pitched San Francisco on idea of suing energy producers; NYMEX Nov natural gas futures rise to $3.268 MMBtu on weather-related issues; Global warming to leave us crying in our costlier beer; Venture Global LNG to supply U.S. natural gas to Poland; U.S. LNG 25% cheaper than Russian gas: PGNiG; U.S. shale surges as Saudi Arabia issues veiled supply threats; How high can oil prices go?; Asia’s natural gas prices are rising – now higher oil prices and tariffs could cause more pain.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Oct 17, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Natural gas service coming to Tunkhannock; Ohio county commissioners visit Shell cracker site; New CNX Midstream president sees opportunity in the pipelines; Tug Hill alliance grows, secures funds for wind farm review; City workers’ pension funds hinge on Mayor de Blasio’s environmental stand; Is the Niobrara really the next big thing?; Construction reaches its peak at Duke’s Lake Julian, NC plant; NJ lawmakers seek to limit disposal of fracking by-products; U.S. shale’s glory days are numbered; The changing U.S. energy trade balance is still dominated by crude oil imports; Industry, regulators unite to defend fracking in Mexico; Tokyo to back US exports of shale gas to Asia; Temporary natural-gas generators power data centers.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Oct 16, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Intense fight over Colorado oil and gas setbacks could end with national precedent; Opponents speak out on Superior natural gas power plant; Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown is a climate kook; U.S. eyes military bases for coal, natural gas exports; Williams appoints Debbie Cowan as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer; Why satellites could unlock the future of natural gas; Natural gas jumps on expectations of above-average cold, with supplies at decade low; The giant corporations behind your burgers and milk have a “terrifying” climate secret; Not being there: How augmented reality is changing the oil industry; Saudis team up with Russians to compete with US natural gas; The LNG Canada project will impact gas markets, but not soon enough; In wake of “terrifying” climate report, German environmentalists will rally for nuclear.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Mon, Oct 15, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: PA House whiffs on fair gas royalties; PDC Logic becomes Taurex Drill Bits; Fragile pipelines pose an increasing risk in gas-hungry U.S.; Natural gas storage likely to enter winter at lowest levels since 2005; Does the price of oil even matter?; China on pace to become top natural gas importer in 2018; Protesters block Cuadrilla as fracking re-starts at Lancashire drill site.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Oct 12, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Utica Shale Academy enrollment on the rise; Cabot subsidiary hiring in northeast PA; U.S. LNG exports edge down second week running; Senate GOP moves at ‘light speed’ to confirm nominee; Long-range warm risks seen as November natural gas called lower; How Bloomberg embeds green warriors in blue-state governments; Which is safer for transporting crude oil: rail, truck, pipeline or boat?; US green groups carry out Russia’s bidding in fracking fight.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Oct 11, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Utica Summit hears update on $6 billion Shell project; Canada pipeline blast risks Washington natural gas shortage; Hello, Michael: Beware the resiliency of the U.S. oil and gas system; Prices soar as natural gas inventories hit decade low; Exxon puts $1 million into quest for carbon tax and rebate; Tokyo Gas looking away from US LNG; AMLO’s fracking stance seen as bad news for meeting natural gas needs; Shell CEO makes case for natural gas, promises company not going ‘soft’ on fossil fuels.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Oct 10, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Cabot Oil & Gas Corporation provides operational update; Oakmont residents demand stricter gas and oil well regulations; WV PSC orders lower natural gas rates; Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones seeks shale gas deals in Haynesville; Trial starts for climate protesters in Trump, pipeline country; Anti-pipeline activists play a cynical, costly game; China blinks first in LNG face-off with U.S.; QP CEO: LNG shortage to hit sooner than expected; Big Oil’s bet on natural gas is a slow burn.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Oct 9, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Permitting drops in Pennsylvania amid strong production, tighter purse strings; Rising up: After a year, Shell cracker project is taking shape; House Environment Committee Oct 9 meeting on royalty bill postponed; To meet demand for shale well cement, idled WV site restored; Pennsylvania offers a key midterm test for Trumpism; Dominion gets NC approval for merger with SC’s SCANA; Despite record demand, Wisconsin frac sand mines shutting down, laying off workers; National Grid facing new state scrutiny over gas safety following Woburn incident; Weather is the only thing holding back an upward explosion in natural gas prices; Shale oil is not a Ponzi scheme: evidence from decline curves; UK’s Cuadrilla to begin shale gas fracking in NW England ‘in next week’; Putin says Trump should blame himself for high oil prices; Why China may soon regret its tariffs on US natural gas.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Oct 5, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: PA PUC sends inspectors to help Massachusetts following pipeline explosions; Large silos delivered via barge to Shell site; Antis gather to plan opposition to PTT Ohio ethane cracker; Massachusetts compressor foes warn of dangers with commercial; Florida governor delays vote on power plant; Natural gas prices are on fire this month — here’s why; FERC nominee’s path to confirmation could be circuitous; Both natural gas supply and demand have increased from year-ago levels; $32B worth of oil, gas M&A deals in 3Q breaks record; US Forest Service seeks ‘streamlined’ oil, gas permit process.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Thu, Oct 4, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: ODNR issues 14 permits in Utica Shale; Dominion Energy employees recognized for top innovations and solutions that benefit customers, environment; Man who cut company checks for personal bills, engagement ring gets year in prison; WV state tax collection stays strong in September; Big oil and gas companies are winners in Trump’s new trade deal; Natural gas prices rise on the ‘elephant in the room’; The blue wave and the oil industry: will fracking be the biggest target?; Permitting timelines, grid resilience get attention in FERC strategic plan; Shell’s LNG Canada seen as tip of LNG megaproject iceberg.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Wed, Oct 3, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: Possible ethane cracker plant will impact communities outside Belmont County; Making big bucks in the Marcellus/Utica industry; Corporate Citizenship award winner: Chevron Appalachia; Philly-area Senators to introduce partisan pipeline siting bill; Connecticut state lawmakers want review of gas pipelines; GE ousts CEO John Flannery in surprise move after missed targets; Good riddance to Obama’s gas flaring rule; Shell approves long-awaited Canadian LNG project; Panama Canal in LNG tanker transit milestone; LNG prices leap on strong Chinese demand.
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Energy Stories of Interest: Tue, Oct 2, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: West Virginia accepted as Energy Council member; Four Permits Issued in Ohio’s Utica; Pennsylvania utility regulator sharpens focus on cybersecurity threats; Martin’s Ferry clergyman opposes Belmont cracker plant; Natural gas pipeline noise concerns residents; Oil and gas industry praises Trump’s new NAFTA deal; U.S. net natural gas exports in first half of 2018 were more than double the 2017 average; NYC lawyer’s comments at odds with city’s official filings on climate lawsuit; Forget Tesla, the money is in the unstoppable force of U.S. natural gas; FERC Chairman appoints Patricia M. French as new Administrative Law Judge; U.S. power producers’ coal consumption falls to 35-year low; 3 reasons nuclear power plants are more expensive in the West (it’s not regulation).
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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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Energy Stories of Interest: Fri, Sep 28, 2018

The “best of the rest”–stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading: A pipeline construction moratorium would make Pa. less safe; Three Circuit Courts set up CWA application to groundwater for Supreme Court test; Searching for ‘data,’ anti-Exxon researcher taps blog that bragged about suppressing climate dissent; NYMEX Nov natural gas futures soar to $3.057/MMBtu on first day of trading on bullish injection; Scientific Drilling International introduces HALO rotary steerable system; Meet the machine that drives the environmental movement: Big Green, Inc.; Analysis: Europe set for tight winter in natural gas, power markets; China’s natural gas production has quietly surged; B.C. carbon tax now costs more than natural gas it is charged on.
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