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Governor wants Virginia out of U.S. offshore drilling plans

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Governor of Virginia Terry McAuliffe has sent a letter to the Trump administration asking that Virginia be excluded from the U.S. 2019-2024 offshore oil and gas leasing plan. While McAuliffe doesn’t seem to be against the oil and gas exploration in the Atlantic, it’s the revenue sharing plan,…

New Study Outlines Pump-to-Wheel Emissions for Natural Gas HDVs

Rate this article By NGV Global Figure 5: Methane emissions by component (see endnote) A West Virginia University (WVU) pump-to-wheels study is the first end-use paper to quantify and discuss the sources and amount of greenhouse-gas methane that is emitted across the natural gas supply chain. The collaborative study was carried out at the WVU…

Atlantic Coast Pipeline hires main construction contractor

Rate this article Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC, which has proposed a 600-mile, 1.5-bcfd natural gas transmission pipeline to bring Marcellus-Utica shale gas to Virginia and North Carolina, has signed a construction contract with Spring Ridge Constructors LLC, a joint venture of pipeline construction companies Price Gregory International Inc., a Quanta Services Inc. company; US Pipeline…

Slave Point producer starts strategic review

Rate this article Virginia Hills Oil Corp., Calgary, has begun a strategic review to accommodate development of its Devonian Slave Point light-oil play in the Red Earth area of North-Central Alberta. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal – General Interest

Crowley christens fourth LNG-ready product tanker

Rate this article By LNG World News Crowley Maritime Corp christened its fourth LNG-ready product tanker, the MT West Virginia, on Tuesday, at Philly Shipyard. The tanker is LNG ready, meaning it can later be converted for propulsion by liquefied natural gas. The vessel is 600 feet long and is capable of carrying crude oil…

Philly Shipyard delivers last LNG-ready product tanker to Crowley

Rate this article By LNG World News LNG-ready West Virginia (Image: Crowley)U.S.-based Crowley Maritime on Friday took delivery of the last of four LNG-ready product tankers built by Philly Shipyard. The tanker named West Virginia, is scheduled for christening on August 16, before starting work for its Charterer, Marathon Petroleum Corporation, Crowley said in its…

Antero to buy Marcellus nonoperated interest from Statoil

Rate this article Antero Resources Corp., Denver, has agreed to acquire certain nonoperated interest in the Marcellus shale in West Virginia from Statoil ASA for $96 million in cash. The deal is expected to close by the end of the third quarter. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Oil & Gas Journal –…

Williams gets FERC approval for eastern US expansions

Rate this article Williams Partners LP has received approval from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission for both its New York Bay expansion and Virginia Southside II expansion projects. The New York Bay expansion is designed to serve increasing local distribution demand in New York City while the Virginia Southside II expansion targets new electric-power…