Virginia gives water certificate to Atlantic Coast pipeline
The Virginia State Water Control Board approved an amended certification for the Dominion Energy Inc.-led 1.5-MMDth/d Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline, pending further analysis of environmental effects.
Court rejects eminent domain challenge in Mountain Valley gas pipeline case
A federal district court dismissed a constitutional challenge to the eminent domain provision of the Natural Gas Act brought by landowners against Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC and the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for an approval of the $3.7 billion EQT Corp.-led natural gas pipeline project that carried with it the power to take private property.
DOE reshuffles energy, science offices
The U.S. Department of Energy is reshuffling its energy and science program offices to largely fall under two new undersecretaries in a move that unwinds the prior administration's consolidation of many of those offices under one umbrella.
Enbridge sees US Line 3 in-service date as late as November 2019
Enbridge Inc.'s C$8.2 billion project to increase the capacity of its Line 3 crude conduit linking Canada's oil sands with refineries in the U.S. Midwest may not be in service until late 2019 as Minnesota's state regulator mulls the need and environmental impact of the project.
Alaska, Trans-Alaska pipeline owners reach $389M settlement on tariff disputes
The state of Alaska entered into a $389 million settlement agreement with the owners of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System to resolve alleged overstated tariffs and the devaluation of the oil being flowed through the pipeline.