Legal-Regulatory News

Dominion Welcomes DOE Approval For Natural Gas Exports From Cove Point

SOURCE: Dominion | 11 September 2013

Dominion (NYSE: D) today welcomed approval from the U.S. Department of Energy for natural gas exports to non-Free Trade Agreement countries from its Dominion Cove Point LNG facility on the Chesapeake Bay in Lusby, Maryland.

MHI Develops "DIASYS Netmation 4S" Control System Complying With IEC 61508 (2010) (SIL3) International Standards On Functional Safety

SOURCE: Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. | 27 August 2013

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) has completed development of the DIASYS Netmation 4S, a control system complying with IEC 61508 (2010) (SIL3) international functional safety standards.

Alberta Energy Regulator Approves Dover Commercial Project

SOURCE: Athabasca Oil Corporation | 07 August 2013

Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) has been informed that the Alberta Energy Regulator (formerly ERCB) panel has approved the Dover Commercial Project subject to approval by the Lieutenant Governor in Council. The approval will be sent to the Alberta government cabinet for their consideration.

Variation To Commonwealth Browse Retention Leases Approved

SOURCE: Woodside | 02 August 2013

Woodside advises that the Commonwealth – Western Australia Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority has approved amendments sought by the Browse Joint Venture participants to Browse Basin retention leases WA-28-R, WA-29-R, WA-30-R, WA-31-R and WA-32-R.

Development Of Oyu Tolgoi Underground Mine Delayed

SOURCE: Rio Tinto | 29 July 2013

Rio Tinto has been notified by the Government of Mongolia that the terms of the project financing provisionally secured for the underground development of Oyu Tolgoi will need to be approved by the Mongolian Parliament.

Edison Notifies SDG&E Of Decision To Permanently Retire San Onofre Nuclear Power Plant

SOURCE: SDG&E | 07 June 2013

Southern California Edison (SCE), the majority owner and operator of the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station (SONGS), has notified San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) that a decision has been reached to permanently retire SONGS Units 2 and 3 and to seek approval to start the decommissioning activities for the entire facility.

Sembcorp's 1,200-Megwatt Power Project Obtains Approval To Be Included In Vietnam's Power Development Master Plan

SOURCE: Sembcorp | 31 May 2013

Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp) is pleased to announce that its 1,200-megawatt power project in central Vietnam has been awarded approval by the Vietnamese government to be included in the country’s national power development plan for the 2011-2020 period with the vision towards 2030 (Power Master Plan VII).

Senakin And Satui Mining Contracts In Indonesia

SOURCE: Leighton Holdings | 31 May 2013

Leighton Holdings is aware of a market rumour regarding its contact mining business in Indonesia. Leighton confirms there is a dispute between its subsidiary Thiess and the owners of the Senakin and Satui mines in South Kalimantan, PT Arutmin Indonesia (70% BT Bumi Resources and 30% Tata Steel).

Northern Dynasty Announces National Economic Impact Study Of Alaska's Pebble Project

SOURCE: Northern Dynasty | 31 May 2013

Northern Dynasty Minerals Ltd. ("Northern Dynasty" or the "Company") (TSX: NDM; NYSE MKT: NAK) announces that the Pebble Limited Partnership (the "Pebble Partnership" or "PLP") has released a comprehensive study authored by IHS Global Insight, a leading global source of critical information and insight, entitled The Economic and Employment Contributions of a Conceptual Pebble Mine

Government Of Ghana Approves Development Plan For The TEN Project

SOURCE: Tullow Oil | 30 May 2013

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Government of Ghana has formally approved the Development Plan for the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme Development (“the TEN Project”). The approval paves the way for Tullow and its partners, Kosmos Energy, Anadarko Petroleum, PetroSA and the Ghana National Petroleum Corporation, to proceed with the development of these discoveries.