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An arbitrage bubble

Sep 22, 2014

That a US ban on the export of crude oil receives support from refiners who profit from it makes perfect sense. Arguments for keeping the ban in place do not.

Senators offer bill to reform energy project crossborder permitting

Sep 22, 2014

Four US senators-2 Democrats and 2 Republicans-introduced legislation to prevent extended delays of energy projects requiring a crossborder permit by moving reviews of applications from the White House to appropriate federal agencies.

It's clearly time to end US crude export ban, Summers declares

Sep 22, 2014

Lawrence H. Summers, who was US Treasury Secretary during Bill Clinton's presidency and was President Barack Obama's National Economic Council Director, said there are no significant reasons for the US to continue restricting exports of domestically produced crude oil.

API official calls for end to nearly 6-year Keystone XL permit delay

Sep 22, 2014

Three days before the sixth anniversary of TransCanada Corp.'s original filing for presidential approval of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline's crossborder permit application, an American Petroleum Institute official said the Obama administration is catering to a small minority at the expense of the US national interest and the wishes of the vast majority of ordinary Americans.

DOE approves Cameron, Carib applications to export LNG

Sep 22, 2014

The US Department of Energy approved Cameron Energy LLC and Carib Energy LLC's requests for authorization to export LNG to countries that do not have a free-trade agreement with the US.

China’s demand growth may make it globally dominant, speakers suggest

Sep 18, 2014

China potentially could dictate terms as the fastest growing market in a world suddenly awash in potential oil and gas resources, speakers suggested during a discussion of energy and security in China and Pacific Asia at the Woodrow Wilson Center for Scholars.

Spectra, NU announce New England gas pipeline expansion

Sep 17, 2014

Spectra Energy Corp., Spectra Energy Partners, and Northeast Utilities (NU) plan to build the 1-bcfd Access Northeast natural gas pipeline expansion project, designed to increase gas supplies to New England. Spectra says the project will enhance the Algonquin and Maritimes pipeline systems, using existing routes.

Senators offer bill to reform energy project cross-border permitting

Sep 16, 2014

Four US senators—2 Democrats and 2 Republicans—introduced legislation to prevent extended delays of energy projects requiring a cross-border permit by moving reviews of applications from the White House to appropriate federal agencies.

API official calls for end to nearly 6-year Keystone XL permit delay

Sep 16, 2014

Three days before the sixth anniversary of TransCanada Corp.’s original filing for presidential approval of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit application, an American Petroleum Institute official said the Obama administration is catering to a small minority at the expense of the US national interest and the wishes of the vast majority of ordinary Americans.

EPA approves GHG permit for Texas condensate splitter

Sep 16, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency has issued a final greenhouse gas (GHG) prevention of significant deterioration (PSD) construction permit to CCI Corpus Christi LLC, a holding of Castleton Commodities International LLC (CCI), Stamford, Conn., for a $500 million petroleum processing installation to be located near Corpus Christi, Tex.

Uneven effects seen from new Appalachian pipelines

Sep 15, 2014

Producers in the Appalachian basin will benefit unevenly from markets opening for natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica shales, according to a Canaccord Genuity analyst.

The gas market's horizon

Sep 15, 2014

This year has been relatively bullish for the US natural gas market, largely because of an extremely cold winter season in much of the nation and the drawdown of storage inventories to record-low levels.

Christie calls for North American energy system improvements

Sep 15, 2014

Mexico, Canada, and the US will need to significantly increase investments in energy systems if they expect to achieve the full benefits of a North American energy renaissance, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) said during a multiday visit to Mexico.

Watching Government: Looking past Kazakhstan's oil

Sep 15, 2014

The US and Kazakhstan should move quickly to deepen relationships in levels beyond oil and gas, a panel of industry experts agreed Sept. 8 at a discussion at Johns Hopkins University's School of Advanced International Studies.

Woodfibre LNG lets contract to Linde for liquefaction plant

Sep 12, 2014

Woodfibre LNG Ltd., a subsidiary of energy resources development company Pacific Oil & Gas, awarded The Linde Group a contract to provide engineering and procurement services for its 2.1-million tonne/year liquefaction plant in the District of Squamish near Vancouver, BC.

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