The number of earthquakes east of the U.S. Rocky Mountains has increased dramatically since 2009, coinciding with the increase in oil and natural gas production from shale formations, according to the U.S. Geological Society.
The Trump administration announced on Tuesday that it will enforce Obama-era regulations on methane venting and flaring from oil and natural gas production on public lands, while it seeks to rewrite the rule to be more industry friendly, Kallanish Energy reports.
A coalition of environmental groups is asking the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to conduct a formal investigation of the under-construction Rover Pipeline and the environmental problems created in Ohio, Kallanish Energy reports.
The Kemper facility, a first-of-its-kind “clean coal” power plant that utility-owner Southern Co. spent years and billions of dollars constructing in Mississippi, may never burn coal — and instead will fire with natural gas.
Midstreamer Crestwood Equity Partners and private equity firm First Reserve, via joint venture Crestwood Permian Basin Holdings, has completed the acquisition of Crestwood’s Willow Lake gathering/processing assets in Eddy County, N.M., assets valued at $151 million.