WATCHING GOVERNMENT WHAT"S AHEAD AT FERC
With Patrick Crow from Washington, D.C. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission is not likely to issue a sweeping rule this spring decontrolling U.S. interstate pipelines' gas gathering activities. FERC Chairman Elizabeth Moler said last week, "I anticipate we would consider a series of the representative gathering cases this spring. I think we will attempt to act on several cases simultaneously, resolving the pending gathering issues that way.