1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Transportation 2000 P2

  • 12/18/2000 -- Tennessee Gas completes New York lateral
    A new 2.7-mile lateral connection from Tennessee Gas Pipeline�s 200 Line near Cedar Hill, N.Y., to Niagara Mohawk Power Corp.�s gas distribution system near Albany has the capacity to supply the proposed Bethlehem Energy Center power plant being developed nearby, officials said Monday.
  • 12/18/2000 -- California governor, utilities condemn FERC order
    Federal regulatory efforts Friday to reorder the California electricity markets don't go far enough, state officials and utility executives complained. Gov. Gray is calling a special session of the state legislature. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission acted Friday after the California grid operator scrambled for nearly 2 weeks to keep power flowing. In general, FERC ordered reforms that will force state utilities out of the high-priced spot market into less-volatile long-term contracts.
  • 12/15/2000 -- Gas prices cool off briefly, but it's just the calm before the storm
    The cooling-off in natural gas prices is only a temporary respite--the calm before the storm (and that storm could include government intervention in the market).
  • 12/14/2000 -- Technip to provide gas plant facilities
    Saudi Arabian Oil Co. has awarded Technip SA two major contracts to provide utilities, offsites, and pipeline systems for a grassroots gas plant at Haradh, 280 km southwest of Dhahran. The plant will increase deliveries into the Saudi gas transmission system by 1.6 bcfd, said Technip.
  • 12/14/2000 -- California faces potential for blackouts again
    Rolling blackouts could be in the offing Thursday, officials with the California Independent System Operator said at an 11 a.m. PST briefing, unless the grid operator can import additional power from the Northwest. The ISO narrowly averted blackouts Wednesday. The ISO is about 1,000 Mw short of supplies needed to keep the system running, officials said.
  • 12/14/2000 -- Companies increase capex for 2001
    Gulf Canada Resources Ltd. in Calgary and Mitchell Energy & Development Corp. outside of Houston are among the latest oil and gas companies to announce new budgets for 2001. Phillips Petroleum Co. in Bartlesville, Okla., hiked its budget this week, while Unocal Corp. in El Segundo, Calif., expects a small increase in its spending.
  • 12/14/2000 -- JRM completes pipelay for Gulf of Mexico Brutus project
    J. Ray McDermott, a unit of McDermott International Inc., has completed installation of oil and gas pipelines for Shell Exploration & Production Co.'s Brutus project in deepwater Gulf of Mexico. JRM also said it has nearly completed the topsides for Brutus's tension leg platform. Brutus is on Green Canyon 158 and 202 in 3,000 ft of water 165 miles southwest of New Orleans.
  • 12/13/2000 -- Japex to build Japan's first LNG plant
    Japan Petroleum Exploration Co. Ltd. (Japex) has awarded Nippon Steel Corp. a contract to build the country's first LNG plant. Japex has agreed to provide domestically processed liquefied natural gas to Asahikawa Gas Co., a local distributor in Hokkaido, Japan. AGC currently uses LPG.
  • 12/12/2000 -- Officials: Power plants contribute to high US gas prices
    Natural gas spot prices, which have recently risen past $9/MMBtu on the New York Mercantile Exchange, are unlikely to fall significantly in the short term, according to natural gas industry representatives and a US Department of Energy official speaking Tuesday at a US Senate Energy Committee hearing.
  • 12/12/2000 -- Gas officials: US prices unlikely to fall in short term
    Natural gas spot prices, which have recently risen past $9/Mcf on the New York Mercantile Exchange, are unlikely to fall significantly in the short term, according to natural gas industry representatives and a US Department of Energy official speaking Tuesday at a US Senate Energy Committee hearing.
  • 12/12/2000 -- Åsgard back on stream after gas leak
    Statoil's Åsgard B platform in the Norwegian Sea was brought back onstream Dec. 9 after improvements to the processing facilities, the Norwegian oil and gas giant reported today. A planned turnaround on the giant platform had been brought forward by one day, said Statoil, after gas leaks were discovered on Nov. 28.
  • 12/12/2000 -- Al-Sabah: OPEC to consider 1 million b/d output cut
    Kuwaiti Minister of Oil Saud Nasser Al-Sabah Monday raised the specter of a 1 million b/d cut in OPEC's total production to counter the slumping oil price, according to the organization's news agency, OPECNA. He said OPEC would study the current oil price decline in the run-up to the organization's Jan. 17 meeting in Vienna to determine if such a massive cut to output will be needed to avoid a price collapse in the spring.
  • 12/11/2000 -- UK operators increase funding for drill cuttings study
    Members of the UK Offshore Operators Association are putting up another �4.5 million to finance the second phase of a joint industry initiative to deal with accumulations of drill cuttings on the seabed. The volumes of cuttings at production sites are estimated at 700,000 cu m in the central North Sea and 500,000 cu m in the northern North Sea.
  • 12/11/2000 -- Pacific Northwest remains under power alert warning
    The Pacific Northwest remains under an electricity warning Monday. But the severe weather that could have threatened reliability in the region was not as bad as anticipated, says Dick Adams, executive director of the Pacific Northwest Utilities Conference Committee. But the Northwest Emergency Response Team issued a warning anyway since electricity imports from California have been reduced.
  • 12/11/2000 -- US consortium to provide terminal services to PDVSA
    A US consortium headed by Enbridge Inc. has agreed to provide operations and maintenance services for a major oil export terminal in northeastern Venezuela. The agreement ends months of dispute regarding a $385 million contract signed in 1998 under which Enbridge and its partner Williams were scheduled to purchase the facility at Jose, Anzoategui state.
  • 12/08/2000 -- FERC to call for comment on Sempra gas petition
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission officials Friday were reviewing Sempra Energy's emergency request to reinstate price caps on short-term releases of interstate gas pipeline capacity for service to the California border until March 31, 2001. In a Thursday filing, Sempra Energy said high-priced capacity charges have helped drive natural gas prices at the California border to $50/Mcf, more than 10-fold during the past year.
  • 12/08/2000 -- Statoil awards LNG plant contract to Linde
    Statoil has awarded Linde AG of Germany a 65 million kroner preliminary engineering contract for a gas liquefaction plant. The plant will produce liquefied natural gas from productionf rom Snøhvit development in the Barents Sea off northern Norway as well as from nearby Askeladden and Albatross fields. The Norwegian company will build the Sn&oshlashhvit gas liquefaction plant at Melkøya in northern Norway.
  • 12/08/2000 -- FERC to seek comment on Sempra gas petition
    Federal Energy Regulatory Commission officials Friday were reviewing Sempra Energy's emergency request to reinstate price caps on short-term releases of interstate gas pipeline capacity for service to the California border until Mar. 31. In a Thursday filing, Sempra Energy said high-priced capacity charges have helped drive gas prices at the California border to $50/Mcf, more than 10-fold during the past year.
  • 12/08/2000 -- Pakistani industry protests fertilizer taxes
    If Pakistan continues to tax local fertilizer industry heavily, Pakistan's National Fertilizers Corp. will be left with no option except to close down its industrial units, said NFC spokesman Khalilur Rahman said Thursday during a public hearing of the National Tariff Commission.
  • 12/08/2000 -- TransCanada PipeLines applies for interim tolls
    TransCanada PipeLines Ltd., Calgary, has applied to federal and Alberta regulators for interim tolls on its Canadian mainline and Alberta natural gas transmission systems. The company asked that interim tolls be effective Jan. 1. The interim tolls would be in effect until TransCanada applies for and receives approval for final 2001 tolls.
Related Articles

Fire hits Syncrude’s Alberta oil sands upgrader

08/31/2015 An investigation is under way into a fire that occurred early on Aug. 29 at Syncrude Canada Ltd.’s upgrader in the Mildred Lake oil sands productio...

White House keeps oil, gas in Alaska picture amid climate emphasis

08/31/2015 The White House quietly refused to rule out oil and gas development in Alaska as US President Barack Obama, Secretary of State John F. Kerry, and o...

Wood calls for further UKCS incentives

08/31/2015 The architect of a UK strategy to boost offshore oil and gas work has called on the government and industry to apply “clever thinking to incentiviz...

Gas discovery offshore Egypt rivals Mediterranean giants

08/31/2015 Eni SPA expects accelerated development of what it describes as a “supergiant gas discovery” at its deepwater Zohr prospect offshore Egypt. The com...

Buru finds more oil onshore Canning basin

08/31/2015 Buru Energy Ltd., Perth, has intersected a gross 23-m column of oil at the top of the Ungani Dolomite formation with its Praslin-1 wildcat drilled ...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices end volatile week on positive note

08/31/2015 The crude oil price for October delivery climbed more than $2/bbl on the New York market Aug. 28 to settle above $45/bbl, ending a volatile trading...

UK approves $4.5-billion Culzean development in North Sea

08/31/2015

The UK Oil & Gas Authority has greenlighted development of high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) Culzean field in the central North Sea.

Call for more risk disclosure a shot in offshore barrage

08/31/2015 Senate liberals made motivations clear when they demanded that the US Securities and Exchange Commission enhance requirements for the disclosure of...

Encana sheds Haynesville assets in $850-million deal

08/31/2015 Encana Oil & Gas (USA) Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Encana Corp., has agreed to sell its Haynesville natural gas assets in northern Louis...
White Papers

Solutions to Financial Distress Resulting from a Weak Oil and Gas Price Environment

The oil and gas industry is in the midst of a prolonged worldwide downturn in commodity prices. While ...
Sponsored by

2015 Global Engineering Information Management Solutions Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global...
Sponsored by

Three Tips to Improve Safety in the Oil Field

Working oil fields will always be tough work with inherent risks. There’s no getting around that. Ther...
Sponsored by

Pipeline Integrity: Best Practices to Prevent, Detect, and Mitigate Commodity Releases

Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for p...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New chall...
Sponsored by

Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry with EPPM

With budgets in the billions, timelines spanning years, and life cycles extending over decades, oil an...
Sponsored by

Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it com...
Sponsored by

Squeezing the Green: How to Cut Petroleum Downstream Costs and Optimize Processing Efficiencies with Enterprise Project Portfolio Management Solutions

As the downstream petroleum industry grapples with change in every sector and at every level, includin...
Sponsored by
Available Webcasts

On Demand

Predictive Analytics in your digital oilfield - Optimize Production Yield and Reduce Operational Costs

Tue, Jul 7, 2015

Putting predictive analytics to work in your oilfield can help you anticipate failures, plan and schedule work in advance, eliminate emergency work and catastrophic failures, and at the same time you can optimize working capital and improve resource utilization.  When you apply analytic capabilities to critical production assets it is possible to reduce non-productive time and increase your yield.

Learn how IBM's analytics capabilities can be applied to critical production assets with the goal of reducing non-productive time, increasing yield and reducing operations costs.

register:WEBCAST


Cognitive Solutions for Upstream Oil and Gas

Fri, Jun 12, 2015

The oil & gas sector is under pressure on all sides. Reserves are limited and it’s becoming increasingly expensive to find and extract new resources. Margins are already being squeezed in an industry where one wrong decision can cost millions. Analyzing data used in energy exploration can save millions of dollars as we develop ways to predict where and how to extract the world’s massive energy reserves.

This session with IBM Subject Matter Experts will discuss how IBM Cognitive Solutions contribute to the oil and gas industry using predictive analytics and cognitive computing, as well as real time streaming for exploration and drilling.

register:WEBCAST


The Alternative Fuel Movement: Four Need-to-Know Excise Tax Complexities

Thu, Jun 4, 2015

Discussion on how to approach, and ultimately embrace, the alternative fuel market by pulling back the veil on excise tax complexities. Taxes may be an aggravating part of daily operations, but their accuracy is crucial in your path towards business success.

register:WEBCAST


Prevention, Detection and Mitigation of pipeline leaks in the modern world

Thu, Apr 30, 2015

Preventing, detecting and mitigating leaks or commodity releases from pipelines are a top priority for all pipeline companies. This presentation will look at various aspects related to preventing, detecting and mitigating pipeline commodity releases from a generic and conceptual point of view, while at the same time look at the variety of offerings available from Schneider Electric to meet some of the requirements associated with pipeline integrity management. 

register:WEBCAST


Emerson Micro Motion Videos

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected