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2013-04-25 08:27:53

- First-quarter 2013 operating earnings of 83 cents per share compared to guidance of 80 cents to 95 cents RICHMOND, Va., April 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) today announced unaudited reported earnings determined in accordance with Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) for the three months ended March 31, 2013, of $495 million ($0.86 per share), compared to $494 million ($0.86 per share) for the same period in 2012. Operating earnings for the three...

2013-04-19 08:21:15

OFFSHORE AGUIRRE, Puerto Rico, April 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Excelerate Energy and the Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) have filed their formal application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130419/DA97780) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111202/MM16235LOGO) The filing represents a major milestone in the permitting process and signifies a step closer to receiving approval to build and operate...

2013-04-18 20:21:55

WASHINGTON, April 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Fair Transmission Policy today issued the following statement on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's decisions on Order 1000 compliance filings: "While we have not fully reviewed the orders, FERC's rejection of the South Carolina Electric and Gas Co. and NorthWestern Corp. cost allocation proposals represents a further break with precedent and raises concerns about the commission's implementation of Order 1000."...

2013-03-20 16:21:17

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A recent court decision limiting the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) market enforcement authority is disappointing and highlights an issue that may be ripe for legislative action, FERC Commissioner Tony Clark said Wednesday at a Platts Energy Podium newsmaker event in Washington. "The unfortunate outcome is that there is less light in an area that deserves it and ultimately the public's interest is harmed when that...

2013-02-13 16:27:40

YORK, Pa., Feb. 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Frank, President and CEO of York, PA-based Voith Hydro, praised the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act of 2013, which was passed by the House of Representatives today by a unanimous 422-0 vote. Sponsored by Representatives Cathy McMorris Rodgers (R-WA) and Diana DeGette (D-CO), the Hydropower Regulatory Efficiency Act would boost small hydro and conduit projects in the U.S. and help to reduce the timeline for FERC's licensing process...

2013-02-04 16:20:57

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Feb. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Energy has granted Pangea LNG (North America) Holdings, LLC, long-term, multi-contract authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to free trade agreement (FTA) nations from its South Texas LNG Project currently in development on Corpus Christi Bay. Pangea LNG will be authorized to export up to 8 million metric tons per annum (mtpa) of LNG produced from domestic gas fields for a 25-year term commencing...

2013-01-25 08:21:13

WASHINGTON and HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- NiSource's Columbia Gas Transmission (Columbia) today received approval from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a customer settlement that facilitates Columbia's comprehensive pipeline infrastructure investment plan. The settlement, filed on September 4, 2012 and widely supported by Columbia's customers, covers the initial five years of Columbia's investment plan and contains provisions for potential extension...

2013-01-22 12:22:39

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Jan. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Oliver G. "Rick" Richard III, former chairman, president and chief executive officer of Columbia Energy Group, has been elected to the American Electric Power (NYSE: AEP) Board of Directors. Richard, 60, was chairman, president and chief executive officer of Columbia Energy Group from 1995 to 2000. Previously, he served as chairman, president and chief executive officer of New Jersey Resources Corp., as president and chief executive officer of...

2013-01-04 16:20:57

RICHMOND, Va., Jan. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Dominion (NYSE: D) will move forward with engineering, marketing and regulatory review processes after a declaratory judgment confirmed its right to build liquefaction facilities at its Dominion Cove Point facility on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, Md. Circuit Court Judge James P. Salmon of Maryland ruled today that Dominion Cove Point's agreement with environmental agencies allows it to build liquefaction facilities inside the plant's fenced area...

2012-12-10 08:23:09

SAN DIEGO, Dec. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Sempra Energy (NYSE: SRE) today announced it has reached another important milestone to add natural gas liquefaction and export facilities to its existing Cameron LNG terminal in Hackberry, La., filing its permit application with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) requesting approval to begin construction of the project. The project has been progressing successfully through the FERC pre-filing process, which was initiated in April. "The...