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Interior secretary to make oil and gas permit process more efficient

Monday, July 24, 2017 by

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has pledged to streamline the permitting process for oil and natural gas drilling.

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EPA starts rolling back methane rule

Friday, July 21, 2017 by

The United States EPA is rewriting a methane regulation opposed by the oil and gas industry, following a court ruling that blocked a two-year delay.

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FERC wants more from ETP before Rover pipeline can start up

Thursday, July 20, 2017 by

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission gave Energy Transfer Partners LP a list of tasks to complete before the Rover Pipeline can start up.

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EQT, Pennsylvania DEP appeal pollution fine

Wednesday, July 19, 2017 by

EQT Corp. and the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection are appealing a water pollution fine imposed by the Environmental Hearing Board in May.

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Regulators ask state to penalize ETP for Rover spill

Tuesday, July 18, 2017 by

The Ohio EPA has asked the state’s attorney general to pursue civil penalties against Energy Transfer Partners LP for a wastewater spill.

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Nobel Energy unloads West Virginia, Pennsylvania assets

Monday, July 17, 2017 by

Nobel Energy, Inc. recently announced it closed the sale of upstream oil and natural gas assets in northern West Virginia and southern Pennsylvania.

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