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.
Noble Midstream Partners said it’s entered into a deal to acquire additional interests in Colorado River DevCo and Blanco River DevCo in a dropdown transaction valued at $270 million, from sponsor Noble Energy.
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.
Amid a liquefied natural gas (LNG) oversupply in the global market, U.S.’s Cheniere Energy is offering liquefaction capacity for lower prices and shorter terms than previously to attract new customers and finance its expansion.