Cheniere Energy Inc. has filed applications with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to expand its annual gas export capacity by adding two processing units to its liquefied natural gas export terminal in Louisiana, noting it hopes to start construction on the expanded project in late 2014.
A Texas appeals court will hear arguments Thursday that a trial judge wrongly allowed TransCanada Keystone Pipeline LP to condemn private land before the company proved it qualified as a common carrier, in a case pipelines say has the potential to significantly delay eminent domain proceedings.
While the death of Venezuela's longtime president Hugo Chavez may open the door to needed reforms for the country's paralyzed oil industry, attorneys say a post-Chavez Venezuela will have to make dramatic changes to its legal and regulatory system to have any hope of luring outside oil developers back into the country.
Taiwan's export-import bank asked the Second Circuit to freeze Grenada's U.S. assets as it tries to recover $32 million in unpaid infrastructure loans to the Caribbean island country, arguing the money should be held while it builds a case.
New York City plans to sell two buildings for about $250 million to the Chetrit Group and the Peebles Corp. as part of its effort to dispose of 1.2 million square feet of office space, Mayor Michael Bloomberg's administration announced Tuesday.
A top U.S. Senate Democrat on Tuesday urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission not to force public utilities in the Northwest to comply with a rule on transmission planning and cost allocation for public electricity transmission providers, because they're generally not subject to FERC jurisdiction.
A bipartisan group of senators on Tuesday urged the Internal Revenue Service to clarify the rules surrounding two recently renewed clean energy tax credits, saying it wasn't clear which projects were eligible for the incentives.
Energy giants The Williams Cos. Inc. and Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP will form a joint venture to develop a pipeline to transport natural gas liquids from the Marcellus and Utica Shale plays to the U.S. Gulf Coast and to the Northeast, the companies announced Wednesday.
The New York State Assembly passed legislation Wednesday to block permits for high-volume hydraulic fracturing gas wells until mid-2015, citing a top state health official's concerns that studies on the health impacts of fracking won't be complete until then.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. and Indian telecommunications conglomerate Videocon Industries Ltd. have put 20 percent of a potentially lucrative offshore gas project in Mozambique on the market and could reap more than $4 billion from a sale, Videocon's chairman said on Indian television Tuesday.
Energy experts said Tuesday the U.S. should adopt a more modern and flexible regulatory regime making it easier for the industry to respond to the effects of natural disasters to allow for development of desperately needed crude oil pipeline infrastructure, providing more environmentally friendly transport systems.
Houston-based oil and gas giant Cameron told the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Friday that it should squash the objections of the Sierra Club to a proposed $6 billion natural gas liquefaction and export facility in Louisiana because the environmental group is misstating federal law.
Energy-focused private equity firm Riverstone Holdings LLC has agreed to make a second investment alongside Ridgewood Energy Corp. in a deepwater oil development venture in the Gulf of Mexico, bringing its total commitment to the joint venture to $550 million, Ridgewood said Monday.
A Panasonic North America unit and Pristine Sun LLC have formed a strategic partnership, in the first phase of a solar farm portfolio build-out that will create 50 megawatts of solar power in California, enough to power 50,000 homes, Panasonic announced Tuesday.
Texas oil and gas giant Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has sold a 12.75 percent working interest in the Heidelberg development deepwater oil project in the Gulf of Mexico for $860 million and will use proceeds from the sale to fund the project through 2016, Anadarko said Tuesday.
A top Senate Republican on Tuesday unveiled two bills aimed at "streamlining" the implementation of the Dodd-Frank Act, including legislation that would stiffen cost-benefit analysis requirements for financial regulators and create a panel of the agencies' chief economists to review rules.
After announcing last week that it would again postpone the deadline for finalizing its blockbuster $34 billion mining merger with Xstrata PLC, Glencore International PLC laid out a new timetable Tuesday that includes an April 16 closing date after addressing competition and other worries.
By nominating longtime air regulator Gina McCarthy to head the Environmental Protection Agency on Monday, President Barack Obama doubled down on his promise to address climate change, picking an official many expect will use her authority and expertise to push strict new emissions standards and impose costly punishments on polluters.
A federal judge on Monday overruled American Municipal Power Inc.'s objections to a magistrate judge's finding that emails about AMP and contractor Bechtel Power Corp. were subject to attorney-client privilege, barring the mistakenly disclosed documents from AMP's contract suit over a power plant project.
In nominating physicist Ernest Moniz to head the U.S. Department of Energy, President Barack Obama has tapped a politically savvy scientist who shares his "all-of-the-above" energy development strategy, though attorneys say Moniz's public embrace of hydraulic fracturing and nuclear energy will vex lawmakers and environmental groups pressuring the agency to ditch its support of nonrenewables.