California’s Governor Blocks New Fracking Pending Scientific Review

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FBI Investigating How Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf Approved Natural Gas Pipeline

The FBI is investigating how Gov. Tom Wolf’s administration came to issue permits for construction on a multibillion-dollar pipeline to carry natural gas liquids across Pennsylvania. FBI agents have interviewed current and former state employees in recent weeks about the Mariner East pipelines, according to three people who have direct knowledge of the agents’ questions.


Segment of Keystone Pipeline Ordered to Remain Shut

A U.S. regulator ordered that a segment of the Keystone pipeline that spilled more than 9,000 barrels of crude in rural North Dakota remain shut until operator TC Energy submits a restart and return-to-service plan because of the hazards posed. The corrective action order by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) finds


Understanding the Different Functions of a Pipeline

Energy from oil and natural gas fuels most of our transportation needs, heats our homes, schools, offices, and shops, and even generates a share of our electricity. Oil and natural gas together supply approximately two-thirds of the U.S. energy needs. Crude oil and natural gas are generally produced in regions located far from consumption centers.


Supreme Court Passes on Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline Challenge

The U.S. Supreme Court said Oct. 15 that it won’t hear a state agency’s challenge to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC)’s approval of the Atlantic Sunrise Pipeline The North Carolina Utilities Commission (NCUC) challenged the FERC’s approval of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline, which will carry natural gas from Pennsylvania and through North Carolina on