2015 July-August Louisiana 

Sabine Pass Files Amendment to Liquefaction Project

FERC informed stakeholders in a May 20 notice in the Federal Register that Sabine Pass LNG filed an application for a limited amendment to its FERC-approved proposal to construct LNG liquefaction and modified terminal facilities to export domestically produced natural gas at the Sabine Pass LNG terminal. Sabine Pass LNG requested authorization to install approximately 5,000 feet of 36-inch-diameter piping,… Read More
2015 July-August Louisiana 

FERC Draft EIS Supports Lake Charles LNG Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has determined that approval of the Lake Charles Liquefaction Project would have some adverse environmental effects, but most of those effects would be reduced to less-than-significant levels with the implementation of certain mitigation measures. FERC said in an April draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the project that it recommended 100 mitigation measures that… Read More
2015 July-August Oklahoma 

Bourdon Steps Down from Enable Midstream Leadership

Lynn Bourdon, president and CEO of Oklahoma City-based Enable Midstream’s general partner, Enable GP, in early June resigned from the company and stepped down from his positions. “It has been rewarding to be a part of taking Enable public and setting its strategic direction,” Bourdon said in a June 1 statement. “I will always have a part of Enable with… Read More
2015 July-August Oklahoma 

PetroQuest Completes $280M Sale

Lafayette, La.-based PetroQuest Energy Inc. in June closed the sale of the majority of its interests in the Woodford and Mississippian Lime for $280 million, subject to estimated purchase price adjustments. According to the company, the assets produced approximately 46 million cubic feet equivalent per day and generated net operating cash flow of approximately $7.5 million during the first quarter… Read More
FERC’s Moeller: More Pipeline Needed Under Clean Power Plan Building Block 2 #OilmanNEWS 2015 July-August 

FERC’s Moeller: More Pipeline Needed Under Clean Power Plan Building Block 2

FERC Commissioner Philip Moeller on June 17 said that more natural gas pipeline will be needed to meet the scenario proposed under building block two of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan. Moeller, at a PJM Interconnection Grid 20/20 conference on natural gas-electric interoperability in Audubon, Pa., said he does not know where the pipeline will be needed,… Read More
#OilmanNEWS 2015 July-August 

Sen. Murkowski Releases Report on Crude Oil Exports

Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) during a June 9 U.S. Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee hearing on energy accountability and reform legislation released a report in support of her bill to end the current ban on crude oil exports. Called “Rendering Vital Assistance: Allowing Oil Shipments to U.S. Allies,” the report provides background information on the ban and outlines the… Read More
#OilmanNEWS 2015 July-August 

ANGA: Oil and Gas Production and Distribution Reform Act is ‘Step in the right direction’

The Oil and Gas Production and Distribution Reform Act (S. 1210) is “a step in the right direction toward streamlining permitting while protecting reasonable and sufficient public input in the process,” Erica Bowman, vice president, research and policy analysis, America’s Natural Gas Alliance (ANGA), said on May 14. “ANGA supports S. 1210, introduced by Sen. Capito and… Read More
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