-- Reversed line would haul Canadian oil to Maine Portland Pipe Line Corp. and Montreal Pipe Line Ltd. launched an open season to assess interest in reversing an existing 18-in. pipeline to ship Canadian oil from Montreal to South Portland, Me.
-- Gorgon JV plans Barrow Island domestic gas plant The Gorgon JV, now developing the Gorgon area gas fields off W. Australia for LNG exports, has committed to including a 300 terajoules/day gas processing plant alongside the LNG facilities planned for Barrow Island.
-- BP declares force majeure on WREP, SCP systems BP said a force majeure has been declared on liftings of oil from the 150,000-b/d Western Route Export Pipeline, while supplies of gas through the South Caucasus Pipeline can continue to flow gas into Turkey for 7 days.
-- Bengal plans 55,000 b/d pipeline expansion Bengal Pipeline plans to add a pumping station near Garyville, La., to expand throughput capacity by 55,000 b/d of its products pipeline between Garyville and Baton Rouge, La.
-- Gate LNG terminal adds supplier, plans to expand E.On Ruhrgas has agreed to send 3 billion cu m/year of regasified LNG through the Gate LNG terminal in the Netherlands starting in second-half 2011 and will acquire a stake in the facility.
-- FERC approves Midcontinental Express pipeline Midcontinent Express, a JV of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and Energy Transfer Partners, received final US FERC approval to construct its $1.27 billion Midcontinent Express gas pipeline.
-- FERC approves Midcontinent Express pipeline Midcontinent Express, a JV of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners and Energy Transfer Partners, received final US FERC approval to construct its $1.27 billion Midcontinent Express gas pipeline.
-- Mitsubishi drops California LNG plan, eyes Alaska Mitsubishi subsidiary Sound Energy Solutions, faced with challenges in Southern California but eyeing new opportunities in Alaska, has abandoned plans to construct a regasification terminal at Long Beach.
-- LNG Ltd. lets contracts for Gladstone LNG plant LNG Ltd. signed an engineering and construction contract with SK Engineering & Construction for the Fisherman's Landing LNG project in Gladstone, Queensland, based on CSM feedstock.
-- Transneft says no more delays of pipeline Executives of Russia's oil pipeline monopoly OAO Transneft pledged not to postpone the launch of the East Siberia-Pacific Ocean (ESPO) pipeline again.
-- ExxonMobil cranks up Nigerian NGL project ExxonMobil Corp. unit Mobil Producing Nigeria has begun operating its $1.3 billion East Area Natural Gas Liquids II project on Bonny Island, about 17 miles off Nigeria.