• Permian Pipeline Project Update – Movers, Shakers and Others

    In Permian Buildout – Helping to Solve the Mysteries of Texas, the second Insights in our series leading up to the release of our recurring Permian project report, we discussed the challenges of following the development of pipeline takeaway projects…


  • Second Wave LNG Schedules Trumpeted by FERC, Smooth Sailing Ahead?

    In an official press release on August 31, followed shortly after by social media posts, FERC touted the release of projected environmental schedules for 12 Liquefied Natural Gas terminals, as well as many hundreds of miles of related pipeline projects,…


  • Shifting Sands – Natural Gas Infrastructure Development Trends

    A few years ago, pipeline developers were fixated on the Northeast, whether to take away Marcellus produced natural gas or to bring gas to New England. The pipeline industry argued that there was an obvious need for the infrastructure, despite…


  • Sempra Wins Oncor – Acquiring Some Peace of Mind?

    Earlier this week a shake up occurred in the hotly contested sale of Oncor, the power-transmission powerhouse owned by Energy Future Holdings Corp. Following NextEra’s pursuit, in July, Berkshire Hathaway agreed to buy Oncorfor $9 billion, but hours before a…


  • Exports on the Rise? Potential LNG Litigation Constraints

    The pipeline industry is not alone in its battle with litigants who aim to stall the construction of energy infrastructure development. Liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal operators are facing the same onslaught of opposition in federal court. And these suits,…