The new chairman of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission wants more time to act on a controversial Trump administration proposal to provide cost recovery to coal-fired and nuclear power plants, Kallanish Energy reports.
China’s CAS Holdings, an investment arm of China’s Academy of Science, looks to spend $2 billion on a natural gas-to-methanol plant in the state of Washington, then shipping the fuel to Chinese factories and chemical makers, Chinese executives said.
Regulators in Washington state have approved a multi-party settlement on how Puget Sound Energy will fund closing and cleanup costs at a coal-fired power plant in Montana, Kallanish Energy reported.
TransAlta and Tidewater Midstream and Infrastructure Ltd. said Wednesday they’ve signed a letter of intent (LOI) for Tidewater to build a 120-kilometer (75-mile) natural gas pipeline from its Brazeau River Complex in Alberta Province, to TransAlta's power plants at Sundance and Keephills.
India's Tata Steel has informed the Indian stock exchange it has “… executed definitive agreements to acquire 74% equity shares of Bhubaneshwar Power Private Ltd. (BPPL) from JL Power Ventures Private Ltd.”
U.S. average line pipe prices increased about 1% in November, with the gains split almost equally between domestic and imported pipe, Kallanish Energy’s sister publication, Kallanish, learns from data analyst Pipe Logix.
Mississippi Power has signed a settlement agreement for the remaining costs associated with the $7.5 billion Kemper County energy facility with the Mississippi Public Utilities staff, Chevron and federal agencies.
A union official told The Clarksburg (W.V.) Exponent Telegram a coal mine in northern West Virginia has been idled, with 260 workers losing their jobs, apparently because of adverse geological conditions and market issues.