27 November 2007 16:47 [Source: ICIS news]
By Joe Kamalick
US chemical manufacturers are heavily dependent on natural gas as a feedstock and energy source, and the industry wants to see large increases in US imports of LNG to take demand and pricing pressure off domestically produced natgas.
The dispute is complicated by the fact that under an agreement that dates from Colonial times, the
Construction of BP’s receiving dock for LNG supertankers would require dredging portions of the riverbed, which is
The overwhelming percentage of cases heard by the US Supreme Court usually have to claw their way to the High Court through a years-long sequence of lower court and appellate court hearings and rulings.
However, the New Jersey-Delaware dispute has been filed directly to the Supreme Court because conflicts between states fall within the High Court’s first-hearing jurisdiction. The top
A High Court ruling in this case is likely by June next year.
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