U.S. Sens. Joe Manchin, Democrat-W.Va., Shelley Moore Capito, Republican-W.Va., and Rob Portman, Republican-Ohio, have introduced legislation to help keep Appalachian Basin ethane in the region, encouraging construction of more petrochemical plants such as crackers.
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has halted work in eight areas along the $4.2 billion Rover natural gas pipeline across northern Ohio, after 18 leaks and one major spill of drilling fluid, Kallanish Energy reports.
The mayor of a small town midway between Akron and Canton, Ohio, is hiring high-powered attorneys to fight a proposed high-pressure natural gas pipeline from being built through his town or stopping the project totally.
SemGroup said Wednesday it plans to build a $60 million natural gas pipeline to connect the Tulsa-based midstreamer’s processing complex in northern Oklahoma to the STACK play in central Oklahoma.