Tagged Pipeline

NFG Sues NY DEC in Fed Court re Northern Access Pipe Rejection

Earlier this month MDN brought you the sad (and angering) news that once again Gov. Andrew Cuomo has caved to political pressure from environmental Nazis and instructed the now-corrupted Dept. of Environmental Conservation (DEC) to deny stream crossing permits for National Fuel Gas Company’s (NFG) Northern Access Pipeline project (see Cuomo’s Corrupt NY DEC Blocks…

TGP’s Extraordinary Security to Build 2-Mile Pipeline in Mass.

In March 2016–more than a year ago–the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved Tennessee Gas Pipeline’s (TGP) $86 million Connecticut Expansion project (see FERC Approves TGP Connecticut Expansion Pipeline Project). The project includes building 13.42 miles of new pipeline loops in three states: Connecticut, Massachusetts and New York. When completed, the new looping will serve…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Tue, Apr 25, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: March construction starts up 5% thanks to Marcellus/Utica pipelines; NY hurts energy development over dubious concerns; Rover Pipeline’s early messes don’t inspire confidence; officials speak out re Rover’s spills; PA wants more oversight of gas industry hiring…

Pipeline Routing Negotiation Illustrates A Better Way

Tom Shepstone Shepstone Management Company, Inc.   Landowners truly concerned with the impacts of pipeline development have a great example of how to negotiate to get what they want with the Atlantic Sunrise. Something very interesting happened with respect to the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline happened last week. It demonstrates how landowners and others with meaningful…

Shale Gas News – April 22, 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 the Rover Pipeline, storage hubs, pipeline jobs and much more last week. Every Saturday Rusty Fender and I host a morning radio show to discuss all things natural…

Cuomo Calls Pipelines Safe Yet Keeps New York in the Cold

Institute for Energy Research …. ….   Governor Cuomo continues to fight pipeline construction in New York State, even after viewing them as safe, seems he cares more about his political career. New York Governor Cuomo claims that he supports pipeline infrastructure, commenting that pipelines are viewed as the least hazardous method of moving a…

Marcellus & Utica Shale Story Links: Mon, Apr 24, 2017

The “best of the rest” – stories that caught MDN’s eye that you may be interested in reading. In today’s lineup: Texas Eastern gets FERC permission to shut down pipeline between OH & PA; NY AG abused his investigative power with #ExxonKnew witch hunt; Marietta college student presents on waterless fracking alternatives; why every state should care about…

Upstate New Yorkers Now Told to Beg From One Another

Victor Furman Upstate New York Landowner Shale Gas Activist …. ….   Vic Furman exposes the reality of life in Upstate New York after Governor Andrew Cuomo’s fracking decision condemning the region to perpetual decline. The latest New York budget gimmick is a state initiated program encouraging towns and counties to come up with ideas…

Penn State Misses Trees for Forest Fragmentation

Jim Willis Editor & Publisher, Marcellus Drilling News (MDN) … …  In a recent Penn State study, partially funded by the anti-drilling Heinz Foundation, researchers claim pipelines cause forest fragmentation. Researchers from the Department of Ecosystem Science and Management at Penn State have just published a new study/paper in the Journal of Environmental Management titled, “Linear infrastructure…

Mariner East 1 Sprang a Small NGL Leak Near Philly, on Apr 1

The Mariner East 1 pipeline sprung a small leak and spilled 20 barrels (~840 gallons) of ethane and propane in Berks County, near Philadelphia, on April 1. Sunoco Logistics Partners, builder and maintainer of the pipeline, shut it down and fixed it over the next several days. The entire episode, which happened 20 days ago,…

Rover Update: Half of 15K Workers Now Hired, 2% Pipeline Laid

Two weeks MDN brought you the news that Energy Transfer’s $3.7 billion, 711-mile Rover Pipeline needs up to 15,000 workers to build it. At the time, it was reported they currently have ~4,500 workers. And they want to complete the first stage of the pipeline by July (see Help Wanted: 15,000 Workers Needed for Rover…

Pilgrim Pipeline Takes Arrows from Radical Antis – Project Dead?

In November 2015, MDN told you about Pilgrim Pipeline Holdings, developing an East Coast pipeline to carry refined petroleum products such as gasoline, diesel, heating oil, and jet and aviation fuel northbound from Linden, New Jersey to Albany, New York (178 miles). In addition, a second Pilgrim pipeline will carry crude oil from Albany south…

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