Keith Mauck (Site Publisher)'s Blog – January 2009 Archive (5)

Pipeline and Infrastructure Enroute

"Energy Transfer Partners LP, which operates natural gas midstream and transportation and storage businesses, said Tuesday it struck an agreement with a subsidiary of Chesapeake Energy Corp., the nation's largest natural gas producer, to construct a natural gas pipeline, a project estimated to cost between $1 billion and $1.2 billion."

Forbes Story


"ETP has agreed with Chesapeake… Continue

Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on January 27, 2009 at 10:30 — 4 Comments

Salazar "rallies" the Troops

Department of Interior’s Ken Salazar:

"I pledge to you that we will ensure the Interior Department’s decisions are based on sound science and the public interest, and not on the special interests. I want the public to be proud of the department’s work," he said. "Above all, I want you to know that your secretary is proud of you and respects the work you do to serve the American people."

Salazar vowed to coordinate closely with the departments of energy and commerce on… Continue

Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on January 23, 2009 at 16:00 — No Comments

Questions About Rep. Henry Waxman (D-CA) Answered

Awhile back, someone started a discussion regarding the direction Waxman would take Congressional energy policy. Those questions may have been answered with the appointment of Rep. Markey (D-MA) to chair the House Energy and Commerce subcommittee on energy and the environment.


"The elevation is good news… Continue

Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on January 13, 2009 at 12:30 — 2 Comments

T Boone vs. Fed Ex, Natural Gas vs. Hybrids

"...Mr. Pickens has his opponents, including FedEx CEO Fred Smith, who favors electrification of the transporation fleet. Mr. Smith argues that hybrids are the way to go, and is putting his money where his mouth is. With 80,000 motorized vehicles, FedEx now boasts the largest fleet of commercial hybrid trucks in North America.

Without naming Mr. Pickens, the company’s director of sustainability, Mitch Jackson, upped the ante on Sunday with a blog item blasting natural gas as… Continue

Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on January 12, 2009 at 11:53 — 13 Comments

Getting Rid of Some Surplus

I'm sure those of us connected to the NG Industry won't mind the arctic blast heading our way. This was bound to happen...stay warm up there...and turn that heat up (that sounds bad doesn't it?).

"Bitterly cold air bottled up over the depths of the Arctic will plunge southward next week, gripping the eastern two-thirds of the nation. The frigid air will likely arrive in two waves. The first shot will blast the Midwest and Northeast early next week. The second, which will prove to be… Continue

Added by Keith Mauck (Site Publisher) on January 10, 2009 at 14:39 — 1 Comment

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