Triple Diamond Energy Corp. (TDEC), an independent Texas based oil and gas exploration company, announces they have constructed a natural gas pipeline from the Hoover Field located in Garvin County to the point of purchase. This pipeline will move natural gas from TDEC’s well to the larger Midstream LP pipeline, formerly owned by Duke Energy. “The purpose of this new pipeline is to transport the natural gas produced by the Hoover Field... Read more..
Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ENERGY STAR® program will host a custom-built, interactive exhibit structure modeled after an actual energy-efficient home this weekend, showcasing energy-efficient home products in San Francisco’s historic Union Square. “To help our customers save money and energy, PG&E will continue to promote ENERGY STAR products, such as energy-efficient... Read more..
Calpine Corporation announced a settlement with Rosetta Resources, Inc. of all claims related to Calpine’s July 7, 2005 sale of substantially all of its oil and gas business to Rosetta. The settlement provides for a $97 million payment to Calpine from Rosetta and the conveyance of certain residual oil and gas properties by Calpine to Rosetta. This settlement resolves disputes that were the subject of litigation in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the... Read more..
With the arrival of fall, Southern California Gas Co. is advising customers to inspect their home-heating appliances and perform any needed maintenance rather than wait for the first major cold front. “Now is the time to perform maintenance on home-heating appliances to ensure safe operation,” said Richard Morrow, vice president of customer service at The Gas Company. “If customers think their heating appliances are not functioning... Read more..
A major new energy reform law is enhancing Consumers Energy’s efforts this month to help young people become aware of career opportunities in the utility field. The new law will allow Consumers Energy to fully implement its Growing Forward strategy, which calls for investing $6.4 billion in Michigan over the next five years, including investments in energy efficiency, renewable energy, environmental and customer service enhancements, and new... Read more..
Air Products, the leading global hydrogen provider, today announced the signing of a long-term hydrogen supply agreement with ExxonMobil Refining and Supply Company. Air Products is to supply ExxonMobil’s Baytown, Texas refinery with additional hydrogen product from its extensive West Gulf Coast hydrogen pipeline network beginning in April 2010. “Air Products has established relationships with refineries around the world based on meeting... Read more..
Northwest Natural Gas Company, dba NW Natural reported the company has filed an all-parties settlement with the Washington Utilities and Transportation Commission regarding the company’s general rate case filed on March 28, 2008. The stipulated agreement requires approval by the WUTC. Approximately 10 percent of NW Natural’s customers are in Washington. Parties to the settlement include NW Natural, the staff of the WUTC, the Public Counsel Section... Read more..
NiSource Inc. unit Columbia Gas Transmission Corp. and MarkWest Energy Partners, LP announced their intention to jointly expand natural gas gathering and processing services to support increased production volumes in the Appalachian Basin of central West Virginia. Columbia Gas and MarkWest are in discussions with several natural gas producers regarding plans to provide new gathering and processing services near Columbia Gas’ Cobb aggregation system... Read more..
InterOil Corporation, announced that, as a result of resolutions passed by the Board of Directors of PNG LNG, Inc., the joint venture owned by affiliates of InterOil, Pacific LNG and Merrill Lynch, to construct an LNG (liquid natural gas) plant on a site adjacent to InterOil’s refinery in Papua New Guinea, Merrill does not have any right of first negotiation in respect of purchase or offtake of any LNG that may be produced by the plant. In addition,... Read more..
Ongoing production challenges at Sonatrach’s aging Algerian LNG complex has played a role in the recent record global spike in LNG prices experienced this summer, according to Waterborne Energy, a Houston-based consulting firm that specializes in LNG markets. “In April, it was reported that production would be reduced at Arzew due to scheduled maintenance,” says Steve Johnson, president of Waterborne Energy. “We later learned of an incident... Read more..