Tag Archive for Pipeline

Occam’s Razor

Occam’s razor (also written as Ockham’s razor and in Latin lex parsimoniae, which means ‘law of parsimony’) is a problem-solving principle devised by William of Ockham (c. 1287–1347), who was an English Franciscan friar and scholastic philosopher and theologian. (from…

NED: 2016-02-04 Ferc Issuance

FERC is interested in the potential of waste heat recovery from the proposed Kinder Morgan NED pipeline. In other questions, FERC is asking for details on “Accumulated Deferred Income Taxes” and “Income Taxes, Other Income and Deductions, to adjust the…

FERC denies Algonquin Pipeline Rehearing

In what could be a good news/bad news event, FERC has denied a rehearing for its approval of Spectra Energy’s Algonquin Incremental Market (AIM) project. Local opponents of Kinder Morgan’s NED Pipeline proposal argue that the Algonquin Pipeline eliminates the…

Mason: January 26 Budget Hearing

Using the magic of “Accounting Report” changes, the Mason selectmen produced a bottom line “Total Expenses & Capital Outlay” that is down 4.7% from the 2015 number. A line item labeled “Total Operating Expenses” which similarly dropped the 2015 budget…

NED: FERC Milestone

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According to a Nashua Telegraph paywall article regarding a lack of response from FERC to various legislators and coalitions: FERC spokeswoman Tamara Young-Allen said the agency isn’t ignoring concerns from local officials or delegation members but is simply following its…

NED: Mason Selectmen Petion to Intervene

With very colorful language using words like “slashed”, “ravaged” and “saddled” the Mason Selectmen have filed their petition to intervene in the NED pipeline process at the latest possible moment (see here). Seems our selectmen would prefer a “shopping mall…

Selectmen Meeting January 12, 2016

Aside from a rather lengthy executive session with the police chief regarding an RSA 91A:3 II (a) “dismissal, promotion, or compensation of any public employee”, the remainder of the meeting was rather short. The selectmen are pursuing alternatives to “the…

NED: Motions to Intervene

The following companies that transport gas along Tennesse Gas Pipeline Company’s infrastructure have filed intervenor requests at FERC. MOTION TO INTERVENE OF: ANADARKO ENERGY SERVICES COMPANY CHIEF OIL & GAS LLC SHELL ENERGY NORTH AMERICA (US), L.P. CONOCOPHILLIPS COMPANY SWEPI…