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Shell makes FID on Appomattox deepwater development in Gulf of Mexico

Jul 1, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has taken a final investment decision (FID) on the Appomattox deepwater development, authorizing construction and installation of the company’s eighth and largest floating platform in the Gulf of Mexico.

Woodside-led Browse FLNG venture enters FEED phase

Jul 1, 2015

The Woodside Petroleum Ltd.-led Browse LNG joint venture has entered the front-end engineering and design phase for a floating LNG (FLNG) development of Torosa, Brecknock, and Calliance natural gas fields offshore Western Australia.

Case for Keystone XL has grown stronger, TransCanada tells Kerry

Jun 30, 2015

Canada is taking strong steps toward combating climate change, and the proposed Keystone XL pipeline crude oil pipeline remains in the US national interest, TransCanada Corp. said in a June 29 letter to US Sec. of State John F. Kerry and two senior State Department officials.

Construction begins on Chinese section of Russia-China Gas Pipeline

Jun 30, 2015

Construction has begun on the Chinese section of the Russia-China Gas Pipeline, according to China National Petroleum Corp.

Firms form Powder River basin logistics JV

Jun 29, 2015

NGL Energy Partners LP, Tulsa, and Meritage Midstream Services II LLC, Denver, have formed a joint venture to develop crude oil gathering and water-services systems in the Powder River basin of Wyoming.

IOCL lets contract for LNG storage tanks for Indian terminal

Jun 29, 2015

Indian Oil Corp. Ltd. (IOCL) has let a contract to Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd. (MHI) for the engineering, procurement, and construction of two 180,000 cu m LNG storage tanks, which will be the main facility at a terminal being built at Ennore in Tamil Nadu, India. The receiving terminal will be the first such facility to be built on India’s east coast.

BP: US surpassing Saudis in oil output among world's 'tectonic' energy shifts in 2014

Jun 29, 2015

An eventful 2014 in the world oil and gas markets was headlined by the US overtaking Saudi Arabia as the world's biggest oil producer and surpassing Russia as the world's largest producer of both oil and gas, BP PLC said in its 64th Statistical Review of World Energy released June 10.

Marathon commissions unit at Kentucky refinery

Jun 29, 2015

Marathon Petroleum Corp. (MPC) has commissioned a 35,000-b/d condensate splitting unit at its 242,000-b/d Catlettsburg, Ky., refinery to boost the site's capacity to process production from shale regions in Ohio, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.

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Jun 29, 2015

Security through change

Jun 29, 2015

At the start of this month the US Army published its "Energy Security & Sustainability (ES2) Strategy" report. 

US House committee leaders send letters to Plains, PHMSA about leak

Jun 26, 2015

US House Energy and Commerce Committee leaders from both parties asked Plains Pipeline LP and the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration for more information following a Plains system rupture that leaked crude oil near Santa Barbara, Calif.

Gas faces more competition from coal, renewables, IEA official says

Jun 25, 2015

Natural gas faces growing competition from coal and renewable energy sources at a time when its potential demand growth is slowing down, an International Energy Agency official said. “The last large contracts for [LNG] were signed in 2014 just before oil prices collapsed. We believe it is still competitive, but there are risks,” said Laszlo Varro, who heads IEA’s gas, coal and power markets division.

Natural gas opposition has shifted to transportation, speakers say

Jun 25, 2015

Opposition to natural gas projects has moved from exploration and production to transportation, speakers said during a discussion on Capitol Hill of US gas infrastructure needs. “Pipeline opposition has become a stand-in for opposition to fossil fuels for some groups,” said Kim Watson, Kinder Morgan Inc.’s (KMI) eastern pipeline group president.

American Energy to spin off, rename another unit

Jun 25, 2015

American Energy–Midstream LLC, a unit of Oklahoma City-based American Energy Partners LP (AEP), is transitioning to a standalone company and will change its name to Traverse Midstream Partners LLC. The moves will be effective July 1.

Western Australia, Browse JV agree on gas supply plan

Jun 25, 2015

The Western Australian government and the Woodside Petroleum Ltd.-led Browse joint venture have finally come to an agreement over the supply of gas from the Browse gas fields for the domestic market.

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