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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.

MarkWest to add plant for Granite Wash gas

Feb 24, 2011

MarkWest Energy Partners LP, Denver, plans to build a third plant at its Arapaho gas processing complex in western Oklahoma to handle production from the expanding Granite Wash play.

Murphy starts up gas plant in eastern BC

Feb 24, 2011

Murphy Oil Corp. Ltd. has started up a gas processing plant with capacity of 180 MMcfd in the Tupper West area 20 km west of Dawson Creek, BC.

CNRL targets oil sands upgrader restart

Feb 21, 2011 Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. (CNRL) said the upgrader coke drums damaged in a fire on Jan. 6 at its Horizon oil sands facility in northern Alberta may resume operations in the second and third quarters.

Energy Transfer to build 400 MMcfd Eagle Ford pipeline

Feb 18, 2011

Energy Transfer Partners LP will build a new 160-mile, 30-in. OD natural gas pipeline in the Eagle Ford shale.

Enbridge books capacity for Bakken crude pipeline expansion

Feb 18, 2011

Enbridge Energy Partners LP and Enbridge Income Fund Holdings Inc. finalized 100,000 b/d of open season capacity commitments with additional shippers for the Bakken Expansion Program on the Enbridge North Dakota System, owned by EEP, and the Enbridge Saskatchewan System, owned by the Enbridge Income Fund.

Obama stirs memories of Mom

Feb 14, 2011 US President Barack Obama is a lot like my mama.

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