Senate Approves Energy Bill

The U.S. Senate approved an energy bill this week that looks to improve infrastructure in response to an increase in oil and gas production across the nation. 

 

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Learn To Calculate Maximum Allowable Operating Pressure

Have you ever wondered how to calculate the maximum allowable operating pressure for your site?

You're in luck because that exact topic will be addressed at the upcoming Michigan Petroleum Conference.

 

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MSU, Consumer's Energy Team Up For Move To Natural Gas

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The Spartans believe in natural gas.

Michigan State University and Consumers Energy recently announced a partnership to convert the University's main source of campus power from coal to clean, efficient natural gas.

 

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PHMSA Notice of Proposed Rule-Making Waits for Publication

PHMSA (U.S. Department of Transportation – Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration) has announced a Natural Gas Safety Notice of Proposed Rule-Making. 

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Ballot Initiative Clarification Clears Senate Committee

In recent months, members of the marijuana movement and Ban MI Fracking have approached the State Board of Canvassers requesting they update their policy regarding the 180-day window for signature collection that groups initiating a ballot petition must collect signatures within. 

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DetNews Opinion: Dems Don't Care About American Workers

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A recent Detroit News opinion piece pulled no punches regarding Democratic candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton's position on hydraulic fracturing. 

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DetNews Editorial: Hydraulic Fracturing Critical to Economy


Hydraulic fracturing has been a topic of conversation on the campaign trail. And, according to a Detroit News editorial, some of the candidates are taking the wrong approach.

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Report: Hydraulic Fracturing Not To Blame For Michigan Quakes

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The Michigan oil and gas industry received some vindication recently when it was announced that hydraulic fracturing likely had nothing to do with the 2015 earthquakes in Michigan.

According to a story posted on MLIVE, a report released by the U.S. Geological Survey confirms that neither of those quakes was related to human activity such as drilling for gas or oil.

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