Emotions run high as both sides claim victory in pipeline saga
A decision yesterday by Nebraska regulators to approve an "alternative" route for the proposed Keystone XL pipeline left organizers on both sides of the project claiming victory.
U.S. trade agency launches LNG push
A small federal agency that promotes U.S. business interests overseas is launching an initiative to support the sale of U.S. natural gas abroad, offering marketing muscle and help in building relationships for an industry in search of new outlets.
Keystone is shut down after S.D. oil leak
The Keystone pipeline was shut down today after a spill in Marshall County, S.D., that released an estimated 5,000 barrels of crude, project developer TransCanada Corp. said.
Puerto Rico's financial overseers battle for control of utility
A powerful financial oversight board tasked with leading Puerto Rico out of bankruptcy wants Congress to "clarify" its authority to appoint new leadership for the territory's electric utility, as a battle over control of the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) threatens to deadlock the island's power players just as the recovery from Hurricane Maria may finally be picking up momentum.
New 'day one' for Puerto Rico grid repair, 7 weeks after storm
The disaster of Hurricane Maria was twofold: first, a natural disaster. Second, a bungled human response to a humanitarian crisis and the longest blackout in American history. Grid restoration work is finally picking up speed nearly seven weeks after the hurricane's strike. But the faltering response has still not been resolved into a unified campaign to bring power back.