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Colorado AQCC approves emissions rules for oil, gas operations

Mar 3, 2014

Colorado's Air Quality Control Commission approved comprehensive changes to rules governing oil and gas activities in the state, including the nation's first-ever regulations designed to detect and reduce methane emissions.

Williams Partners to buy Canadian assets from Williams for $1.2 billion

Feb 27, 2014

Williams Partners LP, Tulsa, has agreed to acquire Williams Cos. Inc.’s Alberta operations for $1.2 billion. The transaction is expected to close Feb. 28. Williams currently owns 64% of Williams Partners, including general partner interest.

BP awards Oman processing EPC

Feb 20, 2014

BP PLC has awarded a $1.2 billion engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract to UK-based Petrofac for a central processing plant in Khazzan field in Oman.

Ineos taps additional US ethane for European crackers

Feb 17, 2014

Ineos Europe AG, Switzerland, has signed a new purchase agreement with Consol Energy Inc., Pittsburgh, for US ethane to be exported to Ineos’s cracking operations in Europe.

Qatar Shell signs 5-year contract for gasket supply at Pearl GTL plant

Feb 17, 2014

Qatar Shell Ltd., a unit of Royal Dutch Shell PLC, has let a contract to Qatar German Gasket Factory (QGER) for the supply of gaskets to the Pearl gas-to-liquids (GTL) plant in Qatar’s Ras Laffan Industrial City north of Doha.

Phillips 66 advances Sweeney fractionator, Freeport export terminal

Feb 7, 2014

Phillips 66 will build both its Sweeny Fractionator One and Freeport LPG Export Terminal. The 100,000-b/d Sweeny fractionator will be in Old Ocean, Tex., close to the company’s Sweeny refinery, and will supply purity NGLs to the petrochemical and heating markets.

Granite Wash gas plant, pipeline start up

Feb 7, 2014

MarkWest Energy Partners LP, Denver, has started up the 200-MMcfd Buffalo Creek cryogenic gas processing plant and associated high-pressure trunk line in the Granite Wash in Hemphill County, Tex.

DCP Midstream adding processing in DJ, Eagle Ford basins

Feb 3, 2014

DCP Midstream LLC will add nearly 500 MMcfd of natural gas processing capacity in two liquids-rich US basins, the company reported.

MARCELLUS Briefs

Feb 1, 2014

Wealth of gas processing, pipeline projects planned for Marcellus-Utica region

Feb 1, 2014

The surge in gas production in the Marcellus shale and imminent follow-on supply from the Utica shale have created a need for processing capacity to extract and fractionate NGLs and pipelines to move the hydrocarbons both within the region and between the producing area and Gulf Coast.

Growing NGL production alters regional pipeline flows, spurs new gas processing capacity in Utica

Feb 1, 2014

Midstream companies like MarkWest Energy are working hard to increase gas gathering, processing, fractionation, and takeaway capacity to service the rising amount of wet gas production from growing shale plays in the Northeastern US.

Angola LNG sells first LPG cargo

Jan 30, 2014

Angola LNG has shipped its first LPG cargo from its plant in Soyo, Angola.

GTL pilot tests method aimed at cost cuts

Jan 29, 2014

Gas2, Aberdeen, has produced hydrocarbon liquids at low rates from natural gas with a technology it says can reduce costs in small gas-to-liquids plants.

Blue Racer signs midstream agreements; Natrium II done in March

Jan 27, 2014

Blue Racer Midstream LLC, a joint venture of Dominion Resources and Caiman Energy II LLC, entered into long-term agreements with Utica shale natural gas producers to provide comprehensive, integrated midstream services from liquids-rich acreage in Monroe, Noble, Guernsey, Belmont, Harrison, and Carroll counties, Ohio.

Keyera expanding Fort Saskatchewan NGL fractionation

Jan 8, 2014

Keyera Corp. is expanding its NGL fractionation and storage site in Fort Saskatchewan (KFS), more than doubling C3+ capacity to 65,000 b/d from 30,000 b/d. The project will also include new product receipt facilities, operational storage, and pipeline interconnections. Detailed engineering work is under way, with Keyera targeting first-quarter 2016 completion.

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