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Uinta basin cat cracker project taking shape

Mar 24, 2011

The Uinta basin’s high pour point crudes may soon get a processing unit in the Vernal, Utah, area that would increase netbacks to producers and improve air quality in the federal attainment area.

North Sea gas plant expansion contract awarded

Mar 23, 2011

Teesside Gas & Liquids Processing has awarded a £32 million engineering, procurement, and construction contract to AMEC for the modification and extension of the Teesside gas processing plant at Seal Sands, Middlesborough, Teesside, UK.

Japan: First supplies of oil, gasoline reach Sendai port

Mar 22, 2011

ExxonMobil Corp.’s Shiogama Terminal in Sendai, which reopened on Mar. 20, has received its first tanker shipment of much-needed fuel, including 2 million l. of gasoline, light oil, and kerosine.

Yamal LNG lets contract for LNG project

Mar 21, 2011

Yamal LNG LLC has selected Chicago Bridge & Iron Co. NV, The Hague, to provide front-end engineering and design for its Yamal LNG’s project. Work is to be completed in first-quarter 2012.

Japan's crisis will affect nuclear, oil, gas industries

Mar 21, 2011

The unfolding crisis in Japan—the world’s third largest economy and fifth largest energy user—has major implications for both the nuclear and the oil and gas sectors, said industry analysts.

Encana to acquire stake in LNG development

Mar 18, 2011

Encana Corp. plans to acquire a 30% interest in the proposed Kitimat LNG export terminal on the west coast of central British Columbia.

Valero to expand McKee refinery

Mar 16, 2011

Valero Energy Corp. plans to expand the crude unit capacity of its McKee refinery in Sunray, Tex., by 25,000 b/cd to increase total capacity to 195,000 b/cd.

China to built four LNG carriers for ExxonMobil

Mar 16, 2011

ExxonMobil Corp. and Mitsui OSK Lines have selected Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding Co., a subsidiary of China State Shipbuilding Corp., to build four LNG carriers in China.

Chevron plans for Train 4 at Gorgon

Mar 16, 2011

Chevron Australia is planning to enter front-end engineering and design studies for a fourth train at its Gorgon-Jansz LNG project in Western Australia next year.

Japan disaster may be 'death knell' for nuclear power

Mar 15, 2011

Dangerous radiation leaks from four stricken reactors after a tsunami hit Japan’s Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant last week may be “the death knell” for a pending “nuclear renaissance,” increasing demand for natural gas, residual oil, and coal to fuel electric power generation, said several industry analysts.

NEB issues certificate for Mackenzie Valley Pipeline

Mar 11, 2011

Canada’s National Energy Board has issued a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the 1,196-km Mackenzie Valley Pipeline, part of the Mackenzie Gas Project.

Kitimat LNG partners award FEED contract

Mar 4, 2011

Partners in Canada’s Kitimat LNG project let a contract to KBR for front-end engineering and design of the planned LNG export facility on British Columbia’s west coast. Financial terms weren’t disclosed.

Enterprise to buy Permian carbon dioxide line

Mar 1, 2011

Enterprise Products Partners LP purchased a 39-mile carbon dioxide pipeline from Trinity Pipeline LP that Enterprise will convert to crude oil service.

INGAA prepares for comprehensive pipeline safety legislation

Mar 1, 2011

The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America anticipates congressional passage of a comprehensive federal pipeline safety bill in 2011, laying out a number of aggressive goals and delegating the details to the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Administration, an INGAA official said.

Venture to add storage capacity at Cushing

Mar 1, 2011

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP is investing $25 million for a 50% interest in a tank farm at Cushing, Okla., to which a related joint venture will add storage capacity.

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