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Transportation 2003 P2

  • Fri Dec 05 14:12:00 CST 2003 -- Natural gas pipeline to connect France, Spain gas grids
    A 30-km, 500 million cu m/year international natural gas pipeline connection is being planned between France and Spain, with construction slated to be completed by 2005.
  • Fri Dec 05 13:12:00 CST 2003 -- UPDATING API 650-Conclusion: New load combination approach brings API 650 into line with ASCE 7
    This is the second and final article reviewing the major revisions to API Standard 650 that provides design rules for reasonable margins against failure of petroleum storage tanks due to imposed loads.
  • Fri Dec 05 11:12:00 CST 2003 -- Corrosion blamed for TransCanada's pipeline breaks in western Alberta
    In a brief update, TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. said Thursday that external corrosion was the most likely cause of two breaks in its pipeline system earlier in the week in western Alberta (OGJ Online, Dec. 2-3, 2003).
  • Thu Dec 04 16:12:00 CST 2003 -- FERC sets tougher standards for gas pipelines, electric power transmission
    The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Nov. 26 adopted a final rule that sets tougher standards of conduct between interstate natural gas pipelines and their energy affiliates. The rule also applies to public electric utilities.
  • Wed Dec 03 11:12:00 CST 2003 -- ARC Energy reports production outage due to line break
    Calgary-based ARC Energy Trust reported Wednesday that it has had to shut in about 4,000 boe/d of production from the Ante Creek area in Alberta because of two line breaks on the NPS 36 Western Alberta System Mainline Extension in the Waskahigan region of Alberta.
  • Tue Dec 02 18:12:00 CST 2003 -- Precommissioning completed on Shell's Goldeneye development
    Shell UK Exploration & Production, operator of Goldeneye field in the Outer Moray Firth area of the UK Central North Sea, has successfully completed precommissioning 101 km of 20-in. export pipeline and 4-in. mono-ethylene glycol pipeline from the field to its onshore gas plant at St. Fergus, Scotland.
  • Tue Dec 02 16:12:00 CST 2003 -- TransCanada Alberta natural gas line break is second in 24 hr
    TransCanada reported a break and resulting fire early Tuesday on its Alberta natural gas system about 20 km southwest of Valleyview, Alta., and the Sturgeon Lake First Nation.
  • Mon Dec 01 17:12:00 CST 2003 -- Georgia Strait Crossing pipeline receives joint review panel approval
    Georgia Strait Crossing Pipeline Ltd. has received approval to construct and operate a 37.2 mile, 16-in. natural gas pipeline from Boundary Pass, east of Saturna Island, BC, to Vancouver Island.
  • Wed Nov 26 13:11:00 CST 2003 -- UPDATING API 650-1: Revision addresses new approaches for storage tank loads
    API's pressure vessel and tank committee recently concluded a 5-year effort to revise Standard 650, which provides design rules to give reasonable margins against failure of petroleum storage tanks due to loads imposed on them.
  • Mon Nov 24 11:11:00 CST 2003 -- Duke Energy places Patriot natural gas pipeline expansion in service
    Duke Energy Gas Transmission, the Houston-based division of Duke Energy Corp., Charlotte, NC, has placed into service its 95-mile, 24-in. Patriot pipeline extension in southwestern Virginia and northern North Carolina. The line expands the company's existing 1,129-mile East Tennessee Natural Gas Pipeline System in Tennessee and Virginia.
  • Mon Nov 24 09:11:00 CST 2003 -- Energizing China
    The US should work harder to bolster energy ties with China, industry experts and academics told an Oct. 30 hearing of the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission.
  • Mon Nov 24 00:11:00 CST 2003 -- OPEC in disarray ahead of next meeting?
    OPEC's decision at its last ministerial meeting to cut production quotas by 900,000 b/d, effective Nov. 1, took the market by surprise. Now some analysts are beginning to warn darkly of a need for OPEC to cut production early next year to avoid a price collapse. Will OPEC spring another surprise at the Dec. 4 ministerial meeting in Vienna?
  • Fri Nov 21 18:11:00 CST 2003 -- Talisman Energy completes Erith pipeline project
    Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, has completed its $63 million Erith natural gas pipeline project, enabling the company to set a new Alberta Foothills production record of 153 MMcfd, up from 125 MMcfd in September.
  • Fri Nov 21 15:11:00 CST 2003 -- Trinidad and Tobago mulls further LNG expansions, JV projects with Venezuela
    Atlantic LNG partners are considering the construction of a fifth LNG train in Trinidad and Tobago although construction began less than 3 months ago on the 800 MMcfd fourth train. Major partners are BP PLC unit BP Trinidad & Tobago LLC and wholly owned subsidiaries of BG Group PLC and Repsol-YPF SA.
  • Fri Nov 21 10:11:00 CST 2003 -- Use of high-strength line pipe can improve economics of long-distance gas lines
    Application of X-120 line pipe in higher pressure, smaller-diameter pipelines can result in total project costs savings of 5-15%.
  • Wed Nov 19 14:11:00 CST 2003 -- Pakistan buys two Aframax tankers, plans for another
    Pakistan National Shipping Corp. (PNSC) has purchased two more Aframax class oil tankers from a Croatia-based shipping company. The tankers, built in 1985 at El Ferrol shipyard in Spain, were registered in Malta.
  • Tue Nov 18 17:11:00 CST 2003 -- ChevronTexaco given nod to construct offshore Port Pelican LNG terminal
    ChevronTexaco Corp. Tuesday reported that its subsidiary, Port Pelican LLC, has received approval for a Deepwater Port License from the Maritime Administration of the Department of Transportation to construct, own, and operate an LNG receiving and regasification terminal.
  • Mon Nov 17 12:11:00 CST 2003 -- World LNG trade responding to increased natural gas demand
    World LNG trade will significantly increase over the next 20 years from the current 150 million tpy to more than 200 million tpy.
  • Fri Nov 14 18:11:00 CST 2003 -- Shell to develop 'Gulf Landing' LNG offshore terminal
    Gulf Landing LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell US Gas & Power LLC, is filing application under the Deepwater Port Act for a license to construct and operate an LNG storage and regasification terminal 38 miles off Louisiana in West Cameron Block 213.
  • Fri Nov 14 15:11:00 CST 2003 -- Seminole Group plans to build Liberty crude oil pipeline
    Seminole Group LP, Tulsa, reported plans to build a 280 mile, 20-in., 200,000 b/d crude oil pipeline extending from Longview, Tex., to Cushing, Okla.
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