Gas

Feds Approve Expansion of North Dakota Natural Gas Pipeline

Officials have approved a natural gas pipeline in North Dakota to help curb excess gas flaring.

Colorado Orders 87 Oil and Gas Wells Shut Pending Cleanup

Colorado orders cleanups to several oil and gas wells after a series of spills and releases.

Natural Gas Terminal Plans in Oregon on Pause

A liquified natural gas pipeline is on pause after Oregon officials reversed two of its permits.

Florida Declares State of Emergency After Pipeline Shutdown

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis declared a state of emergency after a pipeline was forced to shutdown due to hackers.

Grants Set by EPA to Restore ‘Brownfields’ at Blighted Sites

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More than $66 million in grants are set to clean up contaminated or abandoned "brownfields" across the U.S.

New Mexico Sets Record for Monthly Royalty Earnings for Oil and Gas Leases

New Mexico sets a record for oil and gas leasing royalties.

Investigation Underway for Cause of Hilcorp Fuel Line Gas leak

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The cause of a natural gas leak in Alaska is under investigation.

Gas Driller Pays $1.9M for Wetland and Waterway Damages

A natural gas driller in Pennsylvania agrees to pay $1.9 million for construction damages.

Indiana Utility Fined $1.1M for Pipeline Safety Violations

An Indiana utility was fined for having pipeline safety violations.

Montana County Approves Permit for an Under River Pipeline

A permit has been approved in Montana County to build a gas pipeline under the Gallatin River.

Multiple Utility Workers Hurt in Gas Explosion Near Houston

A gas explosion led to several utility workers injured on Friday.

Underground Natural Gas Storage Reaches Near-Record Withdraws

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Underground natural gas storage is seeing near record withdraws due to cold weather.

Agency to Take Action on Fracking Ban Near Delaware River

A regulatory agency is looking into banning hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River watershed.

NTSB Investigates Deadly House Fire Involving Gas Pipeline

An Oklahoma deadly house fire involving a gas pipeline is under investigation by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Biden Addresses Climate Crisis by Pausing Oil and Gas Leasing

President Joe Biden signed executive orders to reduce fossil fuels and by doing so, paused oil and gas leasing on federal land.

Callahan Pipeline Completion Announced in Northeast Florida

Peninsula Pipeline Company, Inc. along with SeaCoast Gas Transmission have completed the Callahan Intrastate Pipeline in Northeast Florida, bringing additional natural gas capacity to Nassau and Duval Counties.

Explosion at Thai PTT Gas Line Kills Three, Injures 28

A gas pipeline exploded in Thailand on Thursday killing three people and injuring 28.

Kleinfelder Completes Acquisition of Gas Transmission Systems

San Diego-based Kleinfelder Group said it has acquired utilities and pipeline services firm Gas Transmission Systems (GTS) for an undisclosed sum.

$56M Settlement Approved in Massachusetts Gas Explosions

A $56 million settlement has been approved in the case regarding a series of natural gas explosions and fires in Massachusetts in 2018.

T.D. Williamson Crews Isolate Burning NGL Pipeline for Repair

Crews at T.D. Williamson isolated a ruptured 14-inch NGL pipeline, while gas continued to flare off, enabling them to repair the system while it remained in service.

Illinois Regulators Approve Report on Condition of Chicago Gas Distribution Network

Regulators in Illinois have agreed with the conclusion of a report that found a natural gas distribution network replacement program in Chicago from Peoples Gas will increase public and customer safety.

Nearly $14 Billion Ready to Invest in Post-COVID Economic Recovery — Report

A new report from the Consumer Energy Alliance details nearly $14 billion worth of economic activity is being threatened by delays, obstructions and cancellations of pipeline infrastructure projects.

Investigation into Baltimore Explosion Finds Gas Utility Equipment Not to Blame

An investigation by Baltimore Gas and Electric into a recent fatal gas explosion in the city discovered that the company's pipes and equipment were not responsible for the blast.

National Grid Connects Biomethane to UK Gas Grid

National Grid announced it has connected biomethane to the UK gas transmission system for the first time.

U.S. Department of Energy Announces $33 Million for Natural Gas Pipeline Retrofitting Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced over $30 million in funding to develop technology to rehabilitate aging natural gas pipelines.

Gas Explosion Levels 3 Baltimore Homes, at Least 2 Dead

A natural gas explosion in a Baltimore neighborhood on Monday killed one woman and university student. Firefighters reported at least two people were hospitalized with serious injuries.

North Carolina Utilities Told to Stop Disconnections Through August

Regulators in North Carolina have instructed the state's large, for-profit utility companies to continue delaying disconnections through the month of August.

Equitrans Expects Completion of Mountain Valley Pipeline by Early 2021

Equitrans Midstream is confident it will be able to bring its Mountain Valley natural gas pipeline into service by early 2021.

Work Completed on World’s Longest Hydraulically Inserted Pipe

The world's longest hydraulically inserted pipe has been installed nearly 100 feet below the Humber River in Northern England.

Developers Cancel Long-Delayed Atlantic Coast Pipeline

The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.