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Azerbaijan looks beyond energy successes for economic growth

May 12, 2014

Azerbaijan's growing economy undoubtedly benefits from its oil and gas developments, but the country also has laid a strong foundation to move into other sectors that deserves closer attention, participants at a two-day conference agreed.

Watching Government: Politicizing LNG exports

May 12, 2014

Let's not beat around the bush: Exporting more LNG has become as hot of a US political issue as the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline's cross-border permit application.

US DOT issues Bakken crude rail transport emergency order

May 8, 2014

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order requiring all railroads operating trains containing large amounts of Bakken crude oil to notify State Emergency Response Commissions (SERC) about the operation of these trains through their states.

KMEP to expand carbon dioxide systems in Colorado, New Mexico

May 7, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMEP) reported it will invest $671 million to expand its carbon dioxide infrastructure in southwestern Colorado and New Mexico.

More processing, pipelines on tap for US shale plays

May 7, 2014

Shale development in the US continues to spawn support infrastructure.

Cedigaz: Global gas market growth slowed in 2013

May 6, 2014

Global natural gas consumption rose by just 1.3% in 2013, down from an average of 2.8%/year in the previous decade, according to a recent report from Cedigaz, the international natural gas association based near Paris.

MGT withdraws FERC application for gas line lateral project

May 6, 2014

Midwestern Gas Transmission Co., a subsidiary of Oneok Partners LP, reported it has withdrawn its application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to enter into the pre-filing process for the proposed development of a 15-mile natural gas pipeline lateral in Ohio and Muhlenberg Counties in Kentucky.

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May 5, 2014

International news for oil and gas professionals

Interconnected ironies

May 5, 2014

New international responses to expansionism by Russia and China, coupled with an interestingly timed pipeline announcement, highlight the often ironic interconnectedness of modern energy relations.

Australia emerging as top LNG supplier

May 5, 2014

Australia will be a key player in the global trade in natural gas for several decades, at least. This influence is based on projects already operating or under construction and does not rely on speculation regarding possible future project development.

EIA: US petroleum product exports increased in 2013

May 5, 2014

US petroleum product exports in 2013 averaged 3.5 million b/d, up 10% from levels in 2012, according to the US Energy Information Administration. In December 2013, US exports of petroleum products reached 4.3 million b/d, the first time to exceed 4 million b/d in a single month.

NEB grants export licenses for two LNG projects

May 2, 2014

Canada’s National Energy Board has approved applications for 25-year natural gas export licenses for two proposed LNG export projects.

NTSB begins investigation of Virginia crude train derailment

May 2, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board took charge of the investigation into the Apr. 30 derailment of a train carrying crude oil in Lynchburg, Va., but it will be months before conclusions are reached and recommendations are issued, the investigator-in-charge said.

Sen. Hoeven submits updated Keystone XL approval bill

May 1, 2014

US Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) submitted a fresh bill that would bypass the White House and congressionally approve the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit.

Sasol lets contract for ethane storage in Louisiana

May 1, 2014

Sasol Ltd.-owned Sasol Chemicals (USA) LLC has let a contract to Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (BPP) subsidiary Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream LLC (BLM) to provide long-term ethane and ethylene storage and transportation services to support Sasol’s proposed integrated ethane cracker and downstream derivatives complex near Westlake, La.

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