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Power failures amplify calls for utility to rethink gas

A federal utility's decision to resort to rolling blackouts after coal and natural gas units went offline during dangerously cold conditions has intensified questions about the Tennessee Valley Authority's recent decision to double down on fossil fuels.

Oil spill in rural Kansas creek shuts down Keystone pipeline

Canada-based TC Energy said it shut down its Keystone system Wednesday night following a drop in pipeline pressure. It said oil spilled into a creek in Washington County, Kansas, about 150 miles (241 km) northwest of Kansas City.

Regulators limit fracking waste in Delaware River watershed

A regulatory agency responsible for the water supply of more than 13 million people in four Northeastern states moved Wednesday to ban gas drillers from dumping fracking wastewater in the Delaware River watershed and to make it difficult for them to take fresh water out.

Health Consultants unveils advanced mobile leak detection system

(UC) — Heath Consultant’s Discover Advanced Mobile Leak Detection solution addresses gas leaks from aging infrastructure by reducing methane emissions through the identification of gas leaks with minimum false positives and negatives compared to competing technologies.

Kalamazoo neighborhood evacuated after underground gas line fire

Authorities evacuated several homes in a Kalamazoo neighborhood Thursday evening after a ruptured gas line caught fire.

Omaha biogas conditioning project hopes to make wastewater profitable

Omaha, Nebraska’s city council approved a $20 million Biogas Conditioning Project that could turn the city’s wastewater into a revenue source when complete.

Idaho-Wyoming gas pipeline needs environmental study for approval

U.S. officials won’t approve a natural gas pipeline from Idaho to Wyoming until additional environmental studies are completed.

University of Minnesota Minneapolis suffers second sewer gas leak in weeks

Fire officials have lifted an evacuation order issued for several buildings on the University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis campus due to a suspected gas leak.

Environmental Groups Attempt to Slow LNG Exports to Europe

Despite President Biden’s commitment to get more U.S. liquid natural gas to Europe, environmental groups are trying to convince FERC to slow or kill export LNG facilities and pipelines that serve them on mostly environmental grounds.

Canada to host LNG2023 in Vancouver

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Vancouver will be the venue for LNG2023 following the selection of the Canadian Gas Association (CGA) to host the event.

Gas-fired power plant construction paused by NJ governor moves forward

A New Jersey sewage treatment plant in a predominantly minority neighborhood is pressing forward with its plan to build a gas-fired power plant, three months after the state's governor paused the proposal to make sure it does not overly burden the already polluted community.

Rhode Island settles with gas companies in pollution lawsuit

Rhode Island will get $15 million through a settlement with major oil and gas companies that allegedly polluted the state’s soil and groundwater with a gasoline additive, the attorney general announced.

Dräger releases the Polytron 8900 ultrasonic gas leak detector

The Dräger Polytron 8900 ultrasonic gas leak detector (UGLD) transmitter is an early warning area monitor for detecting high-pressure gas leaks in outdoor industrial process environments.

North Dakota tribe to supply natural gas to hydrogen plant

A new project will capture natural gas to use for hydrogen production at a plant in North Dakota.

U.S. gas industry will be essential to a net zero future

The American Gas Association releases a bold vision for the future containing how the natural gas industry plays an important role in a net-zero future.

Expansion of $260M gas pipeline completed in North Dakota

A $260M pipeline expansion project is complete in North Dakota.

Utility Sued for $50 Million Over Fatal House Explosion

A $50 million lawsuit was filed against a utility company over an explosion that killed two people and damaged several homes in Flint, Michigan.

In Shadow of Texas Gas Drilling Sites, Health Fears Escalate

Arlington locals are concerned over a Total Energies gas drilling request that would be feet away from a daycare center.

Senate Bill Aims to Prohibit Gas Hookups on New Buildings

Pennsylvania Senate approved legislation to prohibit natural gas hookups on new buildings.

Call for Proposals for the 2022 CGA Conference & Expo Now Open

CGA invites leaders to share their damage prevention success stories and set the agenda for the next decade of damage prevention in Anaheim, Calif., in April 2022.

Gas Explosion in Mexico Building Kills At Least 1

A gas leak in a building in Mexico caused an explosion injuring 29 and killing at least 1.

Companies Remind Communities to Call 811 Before Digging

Piedmont Natural Gas and Duke Energy are reminding customers to call 811 before digging to protect underground infrastructure.

Crew Safety Failure Led to Natural Gas Release and Fire in San Francisco Neighborhood

An investigation determined that safety procedures were not followed in a 2019 natural gas release and fire.

Southern Ute Indian Tribe Joins Western States and Tribal Nations Natural Gas Initiative

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The Western States and Tribal Nations Natural Gas Initiative welcomes the Southern Ute Indian Tribe as its newest member.

Pittsburgh International Airport Launches a First-of-Its-Kind Microgrid Powering with Natural Gas and Solar Energy

The Pittsburgh International Airport became the first to power its facility through the use of a natural gas and solar microgrid.

Federal Court Increases Democratic Leverage at FERC on Pipeline Standards

A federal court decision to stop the operation of a Spire pipeline led to the consideration of changes to the pipeline policy standards.

Cadiz Acquires 220-Mile Pipeline Asset

Cadiz Inc. announced the acquisition of a 220-mile pipeline from El Paso Natural Gas.

Brightmark Breaks Ground on Three RNG Projects in Michigan

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Brightmark begins three renewable natural gas projects in Michigan that are expected to be completed in the first half of 2022.

Supreme Court Won’t Sidetrack Plans for Natural Gas Pipeline

The Supreme Court sided with a pipeline company that needs to use New Jersey land to build a natural gas pipeline.

Federal Judge Blocks Biden's Pause on Oil and Gas Leases

A federal judge blocks the Biden administration's pause on new oil and gas leases on federal lands.