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The business of change

Jan 27, 2014

Change is messy, demanding both courage and vision to risk comfortable todays for promising tomorrows.

NEB responds to Manitoba gas pipeline explosion

Jan 27, 2014

Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) responded to a pipeline incident that occurred Jan. 25 in an isolated area near the town of Otterburne, 25 km south of Winnipeg, Manitoba, on a sweet natural gas pipeline owned and operated by TransCanada Pipeline Inc. (TCPL).

US Senate Republicans press Obama for Keystone XL decision

Jan 24, 2014

Republican members of the US Senate asked US President Barack Obama for a decision on the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit in the days leading up to the president’s State of the Union address on Jan. 28.

Keystone XL not the only US-Canada dispute

Jan 24, 2014

The long-delayed approval of the Keystone XL pipeline border crossing isn’t the only source of friction between the US and Canada, reports a study by the Fraser Institute, Vancouver.

Phillips 66 to execute HSC Cross-Channel Connector

Jan 24, 2014

Phillips 66 Pipeline LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips 66, will advance its 180,000-b/d Cross-Channel Connector refined product pipeline project, expanding transportation capacity across the Houston Ship Channel.

US, Canadian transportation boards want tougher oil-by-rail rules

Jan 23, 2014

In an unprecedented move, the US and Canadian national transportation boards simultaneously called for tougher regulations covering shipments of crude oil by rail.

Gazprom charters its fifth LNG carrier

Jan 23, 2014

OAO Gazprom has chartered its fifth and now largest LNG carrier from Russian shipping company Sovcomflot at the STX O&S shipyard in the city of Jinhae, South Korea.

InterOil reports senior management changes

Jan 23, 2014

InterOil Corp. has appointed Jon Ozturgut as chief operating officer and Donald Spector as chief financial officer. Both Ozturgut and Spector formerly worked for Australian company Woodside Petroleum Ltd.

TransCanada begins Gulf Coast Project crude shipments

Jan 22, 2014

TransCanada Corp. has begun crude oil shipments between Cushing, Okla., and Nederland, Tex., on its Gulf Coast Project pipeline. The 36-in. OD, 485-mile pipeline has an initial design capacity of 700,000 b/d, expandable to 830,000 b/d.

Institute for 21st Century Energy launches new campaign

Jan 20, 2014

The US Chamber of Commerce's Institute for 21st Century Energy launched a new advocacy platform, Energy Works for US, aimed at convincing the Obama administration and Congress to adopt policies that reflect the dramatically improved US energy outlook.

Wyden, Rockefeller request crude oil transportation examination

Jan 20, 2014

The chairman of two US Senate committees asked US Sec. of Energy Ernest G. Moniz and US Sec. of Transportation Anthony Foxx to fully examine crude oil transportation in the wake of several recent rail accidents.

Atlantic LNG adapts, expands amid US shale gas boom

Jan 20, 2014

The shale gas revolution in the US does not pose a threat to Atlantic LNG's (ALNG) business, according to Nigel Darlow, the company's chief executive officer.

Enbridge suffers leak on Alberta Clipper crude pipeline

Jan 20, 2014

Enbridge Inc. shut down and isolated a section of its 450,000-b/d Line 67 (Alberta Clipper) crude oil pipeline south of Regina, Sask., Jan. 19 after a 125-bbl release from piping within the Rowatt pumping station.

Kufpec to buy Shell’s stake in Wheatstone LNG venture

Jan 20, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell PLC reported it has agreed to sell its 8% equity interest in the Wheatstone-Iago joint venture and 6.4% interest in the 8.9-million tonne/year Wheatstone LNG project in Western Australia for a cash consideration of nearly $1.14 billion to Kuwait Foreign Petroleum Exploration Co. (Kufpec), subject to closing.

Oil trade show history

Jan 20, 2014

The 1851 Great Exhibition of the Works of Industry of All Nations was considered by many to be the first world's fair.

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