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Transportation 2006 P11

  • 01/03/2006 -- TransCanada awards inspection contract
    TransCanada Pipelines Ltd. awarded BJ Pipeline Inspection Services, Aberdeen, a 3-year contract to provide in-line inspection services.
  • 03/06/2006 -- Essent, ConocoPhillips move on LNG terminal
    ConocoPhillips and Dutch energy firm Essent Energie BV, Arnhem, have begun seeking permits for an LNG terminal in the Netherlands after a study found the project feasible (OGJ Online, June 24, 2005).
  • 08/03/2006 -- Sabine Pass LNG terminal getting more tanks
    Mitsubishi Heavy Industries will start construction this month on two additional 160,000-cu-m storage tanks at Cheniere Energy Inc.'s Sabine Pass LNG terminal under construction in Cameron Parish, La.
  • 08/29/2006 -- EG LNG lets FEED contract for second LNG train
    Equatorial Guinea LNG Co. Ltd. (EG LNG) awarded a front-end engineering and design contract to Bechtel Corp. for initial work for a possible second LNG train with a capacity of 4.4 million tonnes/year of LNG on Bioko Island.
  • 12/14/2006 -- Gorgon LNG plan clears environmental hurdle
    Western Australian Environment Minister Mark McGowan has cleared the way for a final investment decision on the Chevron Australia group's $15 billion (Aus.) Gorgon LNG project off the state's northwest coast.
  • 11/01/2006 -- ETNG starts service via new pipeline lateral
    East Tennessee Natural Gas LLC (ETNG), a unit of Duke Energy Gas Transmission, has placed into service its 32-mile Jewell Ridge pipeline, which will transport up to 235 MMcfd of natural gas from the Appalachian basin to the US Southeast.
  • 10/20/2006 -- Kinder Morgan again to expand products pipeline
    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP plans to invest $388 million to further expand the 550-mile CALNEV pipeline, which transports gasoline, diesel, and jet fuel from California to Nevada.
  • 06/21/2006 -- ConocoPhillips mulls additional trains at Darwin
    ConocoPhillips Australia Pty. Ltd., operator of the Darwin LNG plant, could spend as much as $10 billion (Aus.) to build a second and perhaps a third train on site to treble the current capacity of 3.5 million tonnes/year of LNG.
  • 06/23/2006 -- Kinder Morgan to build oil storage in Edmonton
    Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP unit Kinder Morgan Terminals Canada ULC, Calgary, plans to begin construction this summer on a $133 million (Can.) crude oil tank farm in Edmonton, Alta., just north of its Trans Mountain Pipeline oil storage facility.
  • 06/06/2006 -- W. Australia opposes Gorgon-Jansz LNG plant
    The Environmental Protection Authority of Western Australia has recommended for the second time against Chevron Corp. group's Gorgon-Jansz LNG Project on Barrow Island off Western Australian.
  • 05/05/2006 -- Joint venture plans 750-mile NGL pipeline
    Overland Pass Pipeline Co. LLC, Tulsa, plans to build a 750-mile NGL pipeline from gas processing facilities in the Rocky Mountains to a market hub in Central Kansas.
  • 05/09/2006 -- McMoRan to seek changes to LNG permit
    McMoRan Exploration Co. said it will initiate steps to obtain approval for a change to its Deepwater Port license permit of its proposed $400 million offshore LNG receiving terminal, which includes open rack vaporization (ORV) technology, at Main Pass Energy Hub (MPEH), about 37 miles east of Venice, La. (OGJ, Apr. 4, 2005, Newsletter).
  • 04/06/2006 -- Esperanza studies LNG terminal off California
    Esperanza Energy LLC, formed in March by Tidelands Oil & Gas Corp., San Antonio, is evaluating feasibility of a deepwater LNG terminal at an undetermined site as far as 12 miles off California.
  • 04/24/2006 -- Japanese venture joins Olokola LNG project
    Japan's Sojitz Corp. and Sumitomo Corp. plan to participate in Nigeria's Olokola LNG project, joining state-owned Nigerian National Petroleum Corp., Chevron Corp., Shell Gas & Power Developments BV, and BG Group.
  • 02/07/2006 -- El Paso starts up Elba Island LNG expansion
    El Paso Corp. has placed in service expanded capacity at its Elba Island LNG receiving terminal near Savannah, Ga.
  • 01/04/2006 -- Application due for Teesside LNG plant
    ConocoPhillips Petroleum UK Ltd. will submit an application on behalf of Norsea Pipeline Ltd. for planning permission for an LNG regasification facility and combined heat and power plant on the site of Norsea's Teesside, UK, oil terminal.
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