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New Trump executive order will hasten oil and gas pipeline permits: Industry officials (08/18/2017)
President Trump is expected to sign an executive order Tuesday afternoon that the oil and gas industry sees as essential to speeding up pipeline reviews and permitting...

Rover-Related Panhandle, Trunkline Projects Ready for Start-Up, ETP Tells FERC (08/18/2017)
...Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) through its affiliates has asked FERC for authorization to place the related Panhandle and Trunkline backhaul projects into service.

Minnesota releases review on disputed Enbridge oil pipeline (08/17/2017)
Minnesota regulators on Thursday released the final environmental review of Enbridge Energy's proposal to replace its aging Line 3 oil pipeline...

Final environmental review for Line 67 pipeline released (08/16/2017)
Enbridge’s...Line 67 pipeline came one step closer with the release of the final supplemental environmental impact statement Friday.

Where pipelines and coal mines intersect: under Hare Krishna shrines (08/15/2017)
Overall, the relationship between New Vrindaban and the fossil fuel companies has been beneficial, Mr. Fried says.

Pipeline Company Says Sabotage Possible Contamination Cause (08/15/2017)
Officials from the company building...[Rover] across northern Ohio have told federal regulators that sabotage or leaky equipment caused drilling slurry to become contaminated...

PennEast requests expedited approval of its 120-mile pipeline project (08/15/2017)
PennEast officials are requesting the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission expedite final approval of the company’s 120-mile pipeline now that the commission again has a quorum.

San Antonio-based Andeavor to build $225M pipeline in West Texas (08/14/2017)
Andeavor, formerly Tesoro Corp., said the first phase of the 130-mile Conan Crude Oil Gathering Pipeline system will transport 250,000 barrels per day...

FBI raids Des Moines house where pipeline protesters live (08/14/2017)
The FBI has raided a Catholic Worker House in Des Moines looking for property of two women accused of damaging an oil pipeline that crosses Iowa and three other states.

An Environment of Destruction (08/14/2017)
Criminal tactics have become a regular feature of pipeline protests over the past year.

Line 3 environmental review release pushed back (08/14/2017)
The final environmental impact statement for Enbridge’s controversial Line 3 pipeline replacement project will come out next week, Aug. 17, instead of Thursday as originally planned.

Legal efforts to stop Ohio gas pipeline dealt blow by magistrate (08/11/2017)
A federal magistrate in Akron has dealt a significant blow to efforts by some Ohio property owners to stop a high-pressure natural gas pipeline from being built.

With FERC set to have a quorum again, Otis State Forest rehearing requests will be considered (08/11/2017)
The commission's backlog includes requests for rehearings on the Connecticut Expansion Pipeline in Sandisfield.

Mariner East 2 pipeline ban partially lifted (08/08/2017)
Horizontal directional drilling has been allowed to resume at two Chester County locations of the Sunoco Mariner East 2 Pipeline.

FERC quorum could put Mountain Valley, Atlantic Coast projects on fast track (08/08/2017)
[WV]...oil and gas officials are confident the Senate confirmation of nominees to fill two of four open seats on the...[FERC] will be good news for the Mountain Valley and Atlantic Coast projects.

NEXUS refiles FERC request (08/08/2017)
One day after the U.S. Senate confirmed two new nominees to...[FERC], the energy company proposing a $2 billion natural gas pipeline through Medina County filed new request to begin construction.

Attorneys for landowners dominate questioning in first 8 hours of Keystone XL hearing (08/08/2017)
The latest leg of the Keystone XL oil pipeline's regulatory slog kicked off in laborious fashion Monday.