Criteria regs reduce NIMBY safety fears
When project developers propose building an oil or gas facility-or any type of industrial project-they face a gauntlet of stakeholders in the siting and permitting processes.
Advancing the safety dialogue
Developers and regulators can move the safety and security debate forward in the US by implementing a criteria-based approach on a proactive basis, and also by advocating such an approach in various policy avenues.
Safety analysis in the Netherlands
The Netherlands has adopted a strong criteria-based approach for evaluating safety in facility siting.
Second-quarter profits rise with price, production gains
US oil and gas companies posted solid earnings gains for the second quarter and first half of 2006, while samples of Canadian firms and service and supply companies recorded even bigger year-on-year gains.
WATCHING THE WORLD: Whitewash in the Philippines?
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo last week received a proposal from her country’s coast guard concerning dedicated sea-lanes for vessels carrying oil and other chemicals.