Peak LNG glut is just 2 years away — Moody's
An ongoing build-out of world capacity to liquefy natural gas will cost more than $1 trillion and will bring a growing surplus of LNG that will peak in 2019 before fading out in the early 2020s, according to a new analysis by Moody's Investors Service.
Protesters scatter after eviction deadline
The Oceti Sakowin encampment that sprang up last summer to protest construction of the Dakota Access pipeline has been largely emptied, with an estimated 25 to 50 people remaining past an eviction deadline yesterday, according to state officials.
On Capitol Hill, sacred lands spark fierce debate
A House hearing on energy infrastructure yesterday turned fiery as discussion centered on how the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe approached negotiations over the routing of the Dakota Access pipeline on land that, in the words of one GOP lawmaker, "can all be considered sacred in some way."
EPA criticizes Atlantic Sunrise project review
An environmental review of the Atlantic Sunrise pipeline, which recently won a final sign-off from federal regulators, has drawn criticism from U.S. EPA officials who worry that the quick approval may leave the public without a way to scrutinize portions of the assessment that have yet to be completed.
Opponents plot next steps as construction looms
The Army Corps of Engineers is poised to grant a crucial easement for the Dakota Access pipeline, spurring calls for an intensification of a battle that has yet to be tested in the Trump administration.