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FERC approves Constitution pipeline to move Marcellus gas northeast

Feb 10, 2015

The Marcellus and Utica natural gas plays have made headlines for years, but moving the gas to end users to the East has not been easy due to a limited pipeline capacity.

Pennsylvania contemplates tax hikes to fix $2 billion deficit

Feb 10, 2015

A severance tax on unconventional natural gas development and production is likely to be part of Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf's scheduled Mar. 10 budget address.

Accenture: Eagle Ford operators cut costs with integrated planning, better logistics

Feb 10, 2015

Accenture examined the importance of integrated planning and logistics as a way to save money for operators in the South Texas Eagle Ford, a region that the unconventional oil and gas industry already considers as a model for the manufacturing approach.

Unconventional plays continue driving US production

Feb 10, 2015

Output from unconventional projects is expected to account for much of the anticipated US production growth during 2015 although falling crude oil prices could trigger a slower production pace than some forecasters suggested months ago.

Williams, DCP start gas flow from Keathley Canyon Connector

Feb 10, 2015

Williams, through its general partner ownership of Williams Partners, and DCP Midstream Partners LP have started operations from their newly extended Discovery natural gas gathering pipeline system.

Senators’ bill aims to curb flaring by expediting permit process

Feb 9, 2015

North Dakota and Wyoming’s US senators introduced legislation that aims to capture methane and reduce flaring by expediting procedures for obtaining permits for natural gas gathering lines on federal and Indian lands.

MOL, Transpetrol complete Hungary-Slovakia crude line expansion

Feb 9, 2015

MOL Group and Transpetrol AS finished reconstruction and capacity expansion of the Friendship I-Adria oil pipeline leg between Szazhalombatta, Hungary (south of Budapest), and Ipolysag, Slovakia, completing a project begun in March 2014.

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Feb 9, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

NCOC lets $1.8-billion pipeline contract for Kashagan field

Feb 6, 2015

North Caspian Operating Co. (NCOC) has let a $1.8-billion engineering and construction contract to ERSAI Caspian Contractor LLC, a subsidiary of Saipem SPA, for two 95-km, 28-in. pipelines to serve the Kashagan field project in the Kazakh section of the Caspian Sea.

AOPL releases 2015 safety performance and strategic planning report

Feb 6, 2015

The Association of Oil Pipe Lines is committed to further improvements despite a 99.99% safe petroleum liquids delivery rate, AOPL Pres. and Chief Executive officer Andrew J. Black said as the organization released the 2015 API-AOPL Annual Liquids Pipeline Safety Performance Report & Strategic Plan on Feb. 5.

PAA to expand Delaware basin crude pipeline systems

Feb 5, 2015

Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) plans to build two Delaware basin crude oil pipelines and related gathering systems, to expand its existing Blacktip pump station, and to build a 20-in. OD loop line from Blacktip station to Wink, Tex.

Alberta’s premier seeks more North American energy integration

Feb 5, 2015

Better policy integration and cooperation will be needed for Canada, Mexico, and the US to fully realize the North American energy renaissance’s potential, Alberta Premier Jim Prentice said. Unfortunately, trends are leading more toward fragmentation and confrontation, he warned.

Oil, gas infrastructure investments essential, House panel told

Feb 4, 2015

Investments in oil and gas transportation and storage should move ahead because they are essential in continuing the US economic recovery and North American energy renaissance, witnesses told a US House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee.

Inpex starts development drilling at Ichthys field

Feb 4, 2015

Inpex Corp. has started development drilling in Ichthys gas-condensate field in the Browse basin, about 200 km offshore Western Australia.

BG’s 2015 budget ‘significantly lower than 2014’

Feb 3, 2015

BG Group plans capital expenditures on a cash basis of $6-7 billion in 2015, a range it says is “significantly lower than 2014” due to “a lower oil price environment.”

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