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Trump Signs Directives Backing Keystone, Dakota Access Pipeline Projects

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Tuesday that would make it easier to build two of the country's most controversial proposed pipeline projects: the Keystone…

Dakota Access Pipeline | Trump | Regulations | North Dakota | Keystone

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Tue Jan 24 2017

AltaGas Natural Gas Processing Expansion in British Columbia Gets Regulatory Green Light

Canada’s AltaGas Limited has received regulatory approval to double the capacity of its Townsend natural gas processing plant in British Columbia to 396 million…

Altagas | British Columbia | Regulations | Natural Gas

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Thu Dec 22 2016

California Toughens GHG Reductions

California recently passed laws toughening the state's already stout commitment to lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. One measure recently passed by the state legislature, SB…

California | Greenhouse Gas Emissions | Legislature | Regulations

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Wed Nov 02 2016

“It’s Another Atlantic Sunrise…” As NOT Sung to Tune of “Tequila Sunrise”

Williams Partners continues to sing the regulatory blues. It is pushing back full in-service operations of its Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline to mid-2018 as…

Williams Partners | Regulations | Atlantic Sunrise | Pipelines | Oil & Gas

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Fri Oct 28 2016

Trump Signs Directives Backing Keystone, Dakota Access Pipeline Projects

President Donald Trump signed executive orders Tuesday that would make it easier to build two of the country's most controversial proposed pipeline projects: the Keystone XL Pipeline and the Dakota Access Pipeline. The directives were widely described in the press as “executive orders,” but according to USA Today, that’s not quite accurate: They were styled as “presidential memorandum.” While »

AltaGas Natural Gas Processing Expansion in British Columbia Gets Regulatory Green Light

Canada’s AltaGas Limited has received regulatory approval to double the capacity of its Townsend natural gas processing plant in British Columbia to 396 million cubic feet per day (MMCF/d). Calgary-based AltaGas says the initial expansion will be a 100 MMCF/d shallow-cut natural gas processing facility to be built on the existing site, which is located 62 miles »

California Toughens GHG Reductions

California recently passed laws toughening the state's already stout commitment to lowering greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. One measure recently passed by the state legislature, SB 32, would force the state to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions to 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. A previous law mandated reducing GHG emissions to 1990 levels by 2020. A second law, AB 197, »

“It’s Another Atlantic Sunrise…” As NOT Sung to Tune of “Tequila Sunrise”

Williams Partners continues to sing the regulatory blues. It is pushing back full in-service operations of its Atlantic Sunrise natural gas pipeline to mid-2018 as a result of a delay in the completion of a federal review. However, Williams adds it plans to begin a portion of the nearly $3 billion expansion project during the second half of 2017. Williams »