Tagged Midstream

Cuomo’s New Energy Program: Fracked Natural Gas!

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Governor Cuomo has announced yet another clean energy program, but this one uses fracked natural gas Cuomo won’t let us develop in or even pipe into NY. Suddenly, and once again, Governor Cuomo has announced another clean energy program but this one, ironically, uses “FRACKED” natural…

Poll: Majority of Voters in VA, WV, NC Support Atlantic Coast Pipe

Leftist anti-fossil fuelers are only too happy to poll anything and everything–except for what really matters. How do the VOTERS in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina feel about the Atlantic Coast Pipeline (ACP)? ACP is Dominion Energy’s $5 billion, 594-mile natural gas pipeline that will stretch from West Virginia through Virginia and into North…

Moody’s: Canadian Companies Still in Hunt for More US Pipelines

Last year Canadian companies went on a midstream (pipeline) buying spree, snapping up major U.S. companies. In March 2016, MDN reported that Canadian midstream giant TransCanada, lusting for a bigger piece of the Marcellus/Utica pipeline pie, decided to buy Columbia Pipeline Group for $10 billion (see TransCanada Makes Play to Buy Columbia Pipeline for $10B)….

China is Importing American LNG; What’s Good for the Goose…

K.J. Rodgers Crownsville, Maryland   …. ….  We have struck a deal with China to allow for long-term contracts for liquid natural gas imports. It’s truly great news for us and the environment. What’s good for the goose is good for the gander or, as it was said in one of its original forms, “what’s sauce for…

OEPA & Rover at Odds Over Storm Water Runoff, “Fine” Now $714K

More trouble for Energy Transfer and the Rover Pipeline project as the company is working against a tight deadline to get the $3.7 billion, 711-mile Marcellus/Utica natural gas pipeline that traverses Ohio up and running this year. It appears as if the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (OEPA) is hellbent on picking a fight with the…

NY’s Grotesque Energy Double Standard re “Home Rule”

Here’s one that really gets us hot and bothered. MDN is written from Upstate New York (near Binghamton). We covered, extensively, the battle to allow fracking (and now, natural gas pipelines) in our beloved home state. We won’t plow up old ground again except to say that one of the battles fought, and lost, was…

Williams Gets a New Chairman of the Board

Midstream giant Williams has just appointed a new chairman of the board, Stephen W. Bergstrom, to replace current chairwoman, Dr. Kathleen B. Cooper. Cooper will remain on the board. Williams is the premier midstream (i.e. pipeline) operator in the Marcellus/Utica. The company’s assets are broad and deep, across the entire country. As we pointed out…

Time to Boycott US Bancorp for Anti-Pipeline Discrimination

U.S. Bancorp (aka U.S. Bank) is the fifth largest bank in the United States. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, U.S. Bancorp has over 3,000 branches, mostly in the Midwest. The bank recently released an “Environmental Responsibility Policy” (full copy below). In it, the bank says this with respect to financing pipeline projects: “The company does not…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Mon, May 22, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Enormous economic potential with Appalachian storage hub; Marcellus/Utica pipelines to the Southeast; energy strategy demands tri-state accord; drilling boost property taxes in Columbiana County; PA GOP gov candidate pledges no severance tax; CNG poisted to become more…

Shale Gas News – May 20, 2017

Bill desRosiers External Affairs Coordinator, Cabot Oil & Gas   The Shale Gas News, heard every Saturday at 10 AM on 94.3 FM and 1510 AM, talked about OPEC, the Permian Basin, lateral wells and much more last week. Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural gas….

How to Battle Fractivists in One Easy Lesson

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     The oil and gas industry has always been focused on production and is rather poor at fighting but Texans for Natural Gas shows how to battle fractivists. The oil and gas industry is notoriously bad (pipeline companies being the worst) and very slow, by tradition, in doing…

New York’s Energy Double Standards: When Home Rule Is Out

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.     New York’s energy double standards are on full display right now with a wind project off Lake Ontario. It’s home rule again but the rules have changed. Back in December I wrote a post here about Andrew Corruptocrat Cuomo’s ridiculous plan to impose a poorly conceived renewable…

Noble/CONSOL Breakup Continues: Noble Sells 50% of CONE Midstream

Noble Energy dropped a bombshell that it has sold its 100% interest in 385,000 Marcellus/Utica acres and wells producing 415 million cubic feet equivalent of natural gas in West Virginia and Pennsylvania for $1.225 billion to “an undisclosed buyer” (see Noble Energy Sells Remaining M-U Assets for $1.2B – Who Bought?). MDN exclusively shared the…

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