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Oil & Gas, Public Utilities, Waste Management

Waste Mangement Subsidiary Opens Injection Facility for Oilfield Waste in Texas

October 12, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

In Texas, Waste Management has fully opened the new Reeves County Solids and Liquids Injection Facility, designed for the safe disposal of oilfield wastes. An in-direct subsidiary of Houston-based Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), Waste Management Energy Services of Texas, […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Waste Company is First to Inject Biogas into California Pipeline

October 9, 2018

Via: Waste360

Waste management company CR&R Environmental has launched the first commercial-scale California operation to produce renewable natural gas (RNG) for injection into that state’s pipeline. And there are other “firsts” associated with the $55 million project. Predominantly privately financed with some […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Con Ed plans renewable gas, LNG storage facilities among pipeline constraints

October 5, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

This is not the first time Con Edison has addressed the tightening supply-demand balance in the area. Over the summer, New York regulators approved a $5 million gas demand response pilot aimed at cutting peak demand over the next three […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

New York Gas Plant Comes Online Despite Opposition

October 2, 2018

Via: PowerMag

The Valley Energy Center in Orange County, New York, entered commercial operation on October 1 despite complaints from local officials and area residents about noise from the plant, among other concerns. Community members spoke out against the plant at public […]


Basic Services, Civil Service, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Massachusetts governor puts rival utility in charge of Columbia Gas disaster response

September 17, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The Columbia Gas incident highlights the delicate balancing act of running a natural gas system while underscoring the inherent risks of the explosive fuel. State fire officials told media outlets Friday they will not know the exact cause of the […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Explosions from gas utility lines kill 1, injure 10 in Massachusetts

September 14, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The dozens of fires that engulfed homes in Northern Massachusetts highlight the inherent risks of fossil fuel infrastructure and are likely to add to public animus in a region where residents are already critical of the natural gas sector. According […]


Electric Utility, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Generators, electric utilities spar over pipeline funding in FERC fuel security docket

August 20, 2018

Via: Utility Dive

The ISO-New England fuel security proceeding could reshape how the grid operator prices electricity and provide a model on how to ensure grid reliability and resilience as power systems move toward more natural gas generation. FERC established the fuel security […]


Electric Utility, Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Oil Owns Gas Stations. Who Will Own EV Charging Stations?

August 14, 2018

Via: Greentech Media

Pull into a gas station and you know you’re dealing with a company in the oil sector. But if you fuel up your electric vehicle, the fragmented nature of charging infrastructure ownership means that any of a range of players […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

First Organic Waste to Renewable Natural Gas Plant for Toronto

August 3, 2018

Via: Waste Management World

The City of Toronto is to work with gas distribution firm, Enbridge, to develop the city’s first renewable natural gas facility, located at the Dufferin organic waste processing facility. According to Enbridge almost 50% of its household waste (by weight) […]


Oil & Gas, Public Utilities

Trump Administration’s “All-of-the-Above” Strategy Stresses Export Role for Natural Gas

June 28, 2018

Via: PowerMag

The Trump administration, which is considering subsidizing baseload coal and nuclear power for resiliency and “national security,” is pursuing an “all-of-the-above” energy strategy that emphasizes natural gas exports, said Energy Secretary Rick Perry at the World Gas Conference this week […]