Oil and gas news briefs February 7, 2012 Published: February 7, 2012 For more information and updates, please visit our website: Arcticgas.gov. Interior Department rules for hydraulic fracturing on federal lands are expected to be released in a few weeks. Pennsylvania’s governor and Republican legislative leaders may have a deal to adopt a local impact fee on shale gas wells. Dow Chemical is looking to hedge natural gas for future delivery to lock in low prices. Opposition continues to block hydraulic fracturing and shale gas drilling in Virginia. Producers in India want their own domestically produced natural gas pegged to the same price as LNG imports into the country. And several more news items of interest. Read more > Recent OFC News Energy Secretary Chu says gas exports would help economy Global natural gas production more than doubled in past 30 years Gas pipeline project would boost Alaska economy, but less than 1970s oil line Industry welcomes pro-natural gas talk from President Obama Panelists dispute impact of LNG exports on domestic prices Quick Links Arcticgas.gov Pipeline Topics Permitting Frequently Asked Questions Event Calendar About the OFC Contact Us Our mailing address is: Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects 1717 H Street, NW, Suite 801 Washington, DC 20006 Copyright © 2012 Alaska Natural Gas Transportation Projects, All rights reserved.