FERC pipeline news
FERC issues transmission NOPR
FERC takes steps to improve regional transmission planning and cost allocation of certain types of transmission with a NOPR.
FERC seeks comment on oil pipeline capacity allocation practices
FERC is exploring the issue of oil pipeline capacity allocation problems that can arise when irregular events or factors affect demand for oil pipeline capacity.
FERC updates policies to guide natural gas project certifications
FERC has issued two policy statements, providing guidance for future consideration of natural gas projects by the Commission.
FERC establishes hearing in proceeding on proposed Rover pipeline penalty
FERC establishes a hearing before an Administrative Law Judge to address whether Rover Pipeline, LLC and parent company Energy Transfer Partners, L.P. violated the Commission’s regulations.
FERC Chairman discusses pipeline reliability in house subcommittee
FERC Chairman appeared before the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy to highlight the need for mandatory pipeline reliability standards.
FERC establishes Office of Public Participation
FERC plans to establish OPP to assist members of the public to learn more about, and participate in, FERC proceedings.
Federal appeals court tosses out FERC approval for Spire STL Pipeline
Court rejects FERC acceptance of affiliate contract as evidence of public need.
IEEFA comments on viability of large pipeline projects in wake of KXL cancellation
IEEFA: Demise of Keystone XL should spur regulators and investors to reconsider massive pipeline projects.
FERC gives public more time to comment on review of decisions policy; IEEFA comments
IEEFA comments on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission giving the public more time to comment on the review of the policy document.
FERC: technical conference to discuss climate change, extreme weather, & electric system reliability
Technical conference to discuss issues surrounding the threat to electric system reliability posed by climate change and extreme weather events.