Amendments to the Natural Gas Act: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce, United States Senate, Eightieth Congress, Second Session, on H. R. 4051, an Act to Amend the Natural Gas Act Approved June 21, 1938, as Amended
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1948 - 582 páginas
Considers legislation to revise FPC jurisdiction and regulation of natural gas industry.
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Página 552 - The transportation of oil or other commodity, except water and except natural or artificial gas, by pipe line, or partly by pipe line and partly by railroad or by water...
Página 278 - Federal regulation in matters relating to the transportation of natural gas and the sale thereof in interstate and foreign commerce is necessary in the public interest. (b) The provisions of this Act shall apply to the transportation of natural gas in interstate commerce, to the sale in interstate commerce of natural gas for resale for ultimate public consumption...
Página 46 - The business of insurance, and every person engaged therein, shall be subject to the laws of the several States which relate to the regulation or taxation of such business.
Página 95 - Is instituted into the extent and probable life of natural-gas reserves ; present and prospective measures for preventing waste and prolonging the life of such reserves ; the present and probable future utilization of natural gas for domestic, commercial and industrial purposes ; the extent, character, and results of the competition of natural gas with other fuels ; and such related matters as may be helpful in the administration of the Natural Gas Act or in determining what additional legislation,...
Página 521 - Provided, That the Commission shall have no authority to compel the enlargement of transportation facilities for such purposes, or to compel such natural-gas company to establish physical connection or sell natural gas when to do so would impair its ability to render adequate service to its customers.
Página 258 - The Commission gives its assurance to independent producers and gatherers of natural gas that they can sell at arm's length and deliver such gas to interstate pipe lines and can enter into contracts for such sale without apprehension that in so doing they may become subject to assertions of jurisdiction by the Commission under the Natural Gas Act.
Página 48 - Federal regulation, had no purpose or effect to cut down state power. On the contrary, perhaps its primary purpose was to aid in making state regulation effective, by adding the weight of Federal regulation to supplement and reinforce it in the gap created by the prior decisions.
Página 470 - ... the same day.) AFTERNOON SESSION (The committee reconvened at 2 pm upon the expiration of the recess.) The CHAIRMAN.
Página 104 - We have held that these sales are in interstate commerce. It cannot be doubted that their regulation is predominantly a matter of national, as contrasted to local concern. All the gas sold in these transactions is destined for consumption in States other than Louisiana. Unreasonable charges...