MLPs face another reckoning after FERC tax allowance proclamation
A March 15 decision to extinguish a tax benefit for oil and gas pipelines organized as master limited partnerships compounded the drag on an already burdened sector, potentially accelerating decisions to abandon the MLP structure.
Iranian hackers broke into FERC email accounts
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission confirmed employee email accounts were breached as part of a massive state-sponsored hacking campaign based in Iran.
Columbia Gas files for Buckeye Xpress project, banking on Appalachian gas growth
Columbia Gas Transmission LLC applied for a project to replace an aging natural gas pipeline system in Ohio and West Virginia in anticipation of future growth from Appalachian Basin producers, increasing capacity along the pipeline by 275,000 Dth/d.
National Fuel Gas seeks approval to boost deliveries to Shell petrochemical site
National Fuel Gas Supply Corp. asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for authorization to expand part of its system in Pennsylvania, allowing it to deliver an additional 133,000 Dth/d to a Shell Energy North America (US) LP industrial facility.
Transco's Northeast Supply Enhancement project gets positive draft review
Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC received a positive draft environmental impact statement from Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff for a natural gas expansion project that would deliver up to an additional 400,000 Dth/d to New York City-area customers.
Mountain Valley asks to work 24/7 on compressor station
The EQT Corp.-led developers for the 2-Bcf/d Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline asked the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for authorization to work without a break on a portion of the project to meet the service date.
Equitrans gets OK to proceed with expansion work tied to Mountain Valley
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved Equitrans LP's request to proceed with work on a compressor station in Pennsylvania as part of the Mountain Valley Pipeline-linked Equitrans Expansion Project.