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WY and ND Senators Introduce Flaring Bill

Mark Wilcox | Wyoming Business Report

12 Mar 2014

Senators from two of the three largest natural-gas flaring states have come together to introduce a bill aimed at speeding up the permitting process for natural-gas gathering lines.

U.S. Senators Mike Enzi (R-WY), John Barrasso (R-WY) and John Hoeven (R-ND) introduced the Natural Gas Gathering Enhancement Act Wednesday. 

“Abundant, low-cost energy shouldn’t have to wait on the federal government for approval,” Enzi said in a release. “But that’s often what happens when we lose natural gas to flaring on account of delays in permitting infrastructure improvements.”

He went on to say that, “American energy is ready to power our country if Washington would just get out of the way.”

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