Day: March 5, 2020

Kinder Morgan uncertain about proposed Texas Permian Pass pipeline

(Reuters) – U.S. energy company Kinder Morgan Inc said its proposed Permian Pass natural gas pipeline in Texas faced an uncertain future since no customers for the project have been lined up in the current low-price environment. In recent years, gas production associated with record oil output in the Permian basin in West Texas and …

Kinder Morgan uncertain about proposed Texas Permian Pass pipeline Read More »

House passes bill to include liquefied propane in Dig Safe laws

AUGUSTA — The House of Representatives passed a bill Thursday to include liquefied propane gas in Maine’s Dig Safe law. The addition is in response to last year’s propane explosion in Farmington that killed one firefighter, injured six others and a building supervisor. The Senate, which gave its first approval last week, is expected to take up the …

House passes bill to include liquefied propane in Dig Safe laws Read More »

PSC sanctions two contractors for digging violations; gas line struck near Stoughton elementary

Wisconsin utility regulators have fined one contractor and sanctioned another for violating the state’s pipeline safety laws. The Public Service Commission voted unanimously Thursday to fine Milenium Inc., of Wayne, Michigan, $5,500 and approved a settlement requiring DeMars Plumbing of North Freedom to complete safety training. Both cases involved damage to gas lines operated by …

PSC sanctions two contractors for digging violations; gas line struck near Stoughton elementary Read More »