Archive for November 2011

Basic Pipeline Info All But Unavailable, Pipeline Safety Watchdog Organization Says

Nov 28th, 2011 | By Mark
Are you an elected or appointed official, or perhaps just a concerned citizen, seeking some information about the integrity and safety of the natural gas pipelines in your area? Well, more likely than not, the regulatory agency in your area has a message for you!

Maybe it’s because they’re overwhelmed; maybe it’s because the information doesn’t exist. Maybe it’s because it was never filed, or it was misfiled or maybe it’s because it’s really not a high priority right now — but for whatever reason, the vast majority of public regulatory agencies charged with overseeing pipeline safety at the state
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FERC Investigating Three Interstate Natural Gas Companies For Price Gouging

Nov 21st, 2011 | By Mark
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is looking at three interstate natural gas companies in connection with price-gouding allegations, according to documents obtained by

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) is investigating three natural gas storage companies in connection with allegations of price-gouging their customers, including one firm that the agency says extracted more than double the commodity’s actual worth from its customers in 2010. According to documents obtained by, FERC stated that it is investigating the companies,
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