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Transportation 2001 P

  • 07/03/2001 -- PetroChina to complete oil products pipeline in June 2002
    PetroChina Co. Ltd. expects to complete a 1,247-km oil products pipeline by June 2002. The line will move oil products produced by PetroChina's Lanzhou Petrochemical Corp. to markets in the southwest Yunnan, Guizhou, and Sichuan provinces and Chongqing City.
  • 07/02/2001 -- With demand up, California ISO calls Stage 2 emergency
    With power demand running 2,000 Mw above forecasts, the California Independent System Operator issued a Stage 2 emergency Monday signifying the reserve margin has fallen to less than 5%. The grid operator said power demand is up due to temperatures that are 5-6° F. hotter than meteorologists predicted.
  • 07/02/2001 -- EOTT Energy Partners acquires processing, transportation assets for $120 million
    EOTT Energy Partners LP, Houston, acquired processing and transportation assets from an affiliate of Enron Corp. and a natural gas liquids storage facility previously held by an Enron affiliate under a lease financing agreement for $120 million.
  • 07/02/2001 -- Venezuela awards TotalFinaElf group Yucal Placer gas concessions
    Venezuela has awarded a consortium headed by TotalFinaElf SA the Yucal Placer Norte and Yucal Placer Sur blocks. The award is part of a move to open the Venezuelan gas sector to private investment, said TotalFinaElf.
  • 06/29/2001 -- Eleven Southeast transmission line owners to form RTO
    Eleven owners of transmission systems across Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, and South Carolina reported signing of a memorandum of understanding to develop a regional transmission organization for the Southeast. A filing with federal regulators is expected by Dec. 15.
  • 06/29/2001 -- Analyst says power plant demand will overwhelm gas industry
    Investment banker Williams Capital Group LP, New York, says US natural gas supply must rise a nearly "preposterous" 50% to more than 33 tcf by 2004 to serve electric generation in development. With 90% of a proposed 350,000 Mw of generating capacity scheduled to be gas-fired, unprecedented amounts of new net gas production will have to emerge in the next 3-5years, it said.
  • 06/29/2001 -- Transportation news briefs, June 29
    ENI ... Società Rete Gas Italia ... OCP Ecuador ... Techint SA ... Enbridge Pipelines ... Garneau
  • 06/29/2001 -- Analyst says gas industry unprepared to serve power demand
    Investment banker Williams Capital Group LP, New York, says natural gas supply must rise a nearly 'preposterous' 50% to more than 33 tcf by 2004 to serve electric generation in development in the next 4 years. With 90% of a proposed 350,000 Mw of generating capacity scheduled to be gas-fired, unprecedented amounts of new net gas production will have to emerge in the next 3-5years, it said.
  • 06/29/2001 -- Georgia Power files plan to raise rates, build infrastructure
    Georgia Power Co., a unit of Southern Co., Atlanta, said it is seeking a 7.5% rate increase spread over 5 years to help finance construction of new transmission lines and pollution control equipment. The company asked for a 1.5%/year increase to cover the cost of purchased power or of building new generating capacity. It also asked Georgia regulators to raise its authorized return on equity to 11-13.5% from the existing range of 10-12.5%.
  • 06/29/2001 -- Baby steps
    In Washington, DC, it's been one step forward, two steps back on energy policy, industry officials say.
  • 06/28/2001 -- US House votes to ban Great Lakes drilling, block gas line to Florida
    The US House of Representatives Thursday approved an amendment to prohibit federal funds being spent in support of drilling in the Great Lakes or its tributaries, and to block the Gulfstream gas pipeline project from Mobile Bay, Ala., across the Gulf of Mexico to central Florida.
  • 06/28/2001 -- Senate Banking chairman seeks 5-year extension of Iran sanctions
    Senate Banking Committee Chairman Paul Sarbanes (D-Md.) Thursday endorsed a 5-year extension of a controversial law designed to punish foreign oil companies that invest more than $20 million/year in Iran or Libya. A floor vote is not expected until Congress returns from a July 4 recess.
  • 06/27/2001 -- Duke Energy, GPU to go ahead with gas pipeline project
    Duke Energy International, a unit of Duke Energy Corp., and GPU GasNet, owner of the Victorian gas distribution network, have decided to jointly go ahead with the $250 million South Australian Gas Pipeline project.
  • 06/26/2001 -- Co-op chief calls for US electric transmission reform
    The existing system for moving electricity from region to region in the US is 'inadequate' and should be reformed, Glen English, CEO of the National Rural Electric Cooperative Association, testified Tuesday. He called for a plan that allows anyone to build regionally approved transmission lines that enhance the national grid and keeps transmission priced at low cost-of-service rates with a reasonable return on investment.
  • 06/26/2001 -- CSO Deep Blue gets Na Kika work in Gulf of Mexico
    Shell Exploration & Production Co. has awarded Coflexip Stena Offshore Inc. the contract to install infield flowlines and risers for the ultradeepwater Na Kika six-field development on Mississippi Canyon Block 474 of the US Gulf of Mexico. Coflexip's recently built construction vessel CSO Deep Blue will lay lines in 5,800-7,000 ft of water.
  • 06/25/2001 -- Duke Energy plans gas storage facility in Mississippi
    A unit of Duke Energy Corp. plans to leach out an underground salt dome to create a natural gas storage facility with 3-bcf initial capacity in Copiah County, Miss., officials said Monday.
  • 06/25/2001 -- Plains All American to expand Cushing terminal by 1.1 million bbl
    Plains All American Pipeline LP, Houston, plans to expand its Cushing, Okla., terminal facility capacity by 1.1 million bbl, bringing total capacity to 4.2 million bbl. Plains All American will award the contracts for the $11 million project in the next 2 months, and construction will begin shortly thereafter.
  • 06/25/2001 -- Wintershall acquires Ranquil Norte exploration block off Argentina
    Wintershall Energia SA has expanded its South American exploration portfolio with the acquisition of the Ranquil Norte Block in the Neuquen basin. Exploration on the 2,232 km block, where Wintershall is operator with a 100% stake, will begin in September with 2D and 3D seismic and an exploration well.
  • 06/25/2001 -- Phillips secures financing for Venezuelan Hamaca project
    Phillips Petroleum Co. and its partners have secured some $1.1 billion in debt financing for the Hamaca extra-heavy oil project in Venezuela's Orinoco Oil Belt. The US Export-Import Bank will provide a guarantee supporting $628 million of bank funding, and eight financial institutions will provide $470 million.
  • 06/22/2001 -- California red tape hampers gas storage expansion
    A proposal to double the size and triple the withdrawal capacity of a natural gas storage facility in energy-starved California is being hampered by regulatory delays, the president of an independent Canadian storage firm said Friday.

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