Tag: oil pipelines

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

U.S. Needs to Better Monitor Oil, Gas Pipelines in Gulf of Mexico, Report Says

April 19, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

WASHINGTON—Federal officials aren’t adequately monitoring the integrity of 8,600 miles of active oil-and-gas pipelines on the Gulf of Mexico’s seafloor, and for decades have allowed the industry to abandon old pipelines with little oversight, a new report to Congress shows. […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Regulations

Trump’s fast-tracking of oil pipelines hits legal roadblocks

October 9, 2019

Via: Reuters

All three have been stalled by successful legal challenges by environmental groups alleging the administration failed to apply the regulatory scrutiny required under the law. The Republican administration tried to accelerate permits for two multi-billion-dollar natural gas lines and jumpstart […]