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ETP, Regency plan Permian-to-Mont Belvieu NGL pipeline

Nov 18, 2014

Energy Transfer Partners LP and Regency Energy Partners LP, both of Dallas, reported that their joint venture, Lone Star NGL LLC, has received board approval to construct a 533-mile, 24- and 30-in. natural gas liquids pipeline from the Permian basin to Mont Belvieu, Tex.

EPA finalizes methane emissions control rule, proposes another

Nov 18, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency issued a final regulation aimed at improving the clarity and consistency of oil and gas data submitted to its greenhouse-gas reporting program (GHGRP). It also proposed a rule that would add emissions reporting for sources that the program does not cover currently to its Subpart W.

ANGA president calls for sharper focus on gas transportation issues

Nov 17, 2014

America’s Natural Gas Alliance Pres. Martin J. Durbin called for a stronger focus on transportation as he outlined issues that the US gas industry faces following the 2014 midterm elections and heading into 2015.

EIA: OPEC's anticipated inaction brings uncertainty to oil price forecast

Nov 17, 2014

Brent crude oil prices fell to $84/bbl at the end of October from $95/bbl at the beginning of the month.

Better transportation seen as key to North American energy promise

Nov 16, 2014

Significant transportation improvements will be essential for North America to fully realize its dramatically brighter oil and gas future, speakers agreed during a Nov. 6 discussion at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

DOE permits LNG exports to non-FTA countries from Freeport terminal

Nov 14, 2014

The US Department of Energy authorized LNG exports to countries not having a free-trade agreement with the US from Freeport LNG Expansion LP and FLNG Liquefaction LLC’s Quintana Island terminal and liquefaction plant in Texas.

Members decry motivation as House passes Cassidy’s Keystone XL bill

Nov 14, 2014

Members from both parties criticized the measure’s motivation as the US House approved US Rep. Bill Cassidy’s (R-La.) bill to expedite federal approval of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project. The measure passed by 252 to 161 votes as 31 Democrats joined Republicans in support of the action.

Company incorporated for TAPI gas pipeline

Nov 14, 2014

GAIL (India) Ltd. reported the establishment of a company that will build, own, and operate the 1,800-km Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline.

Santos group releases draft EIS for Gladstone LNG expansion

Nov 14, 2014

A group led by Santos Ltd. Has released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed expansion of a gas field development that would be used to feed the Gladstone LNG project on Curtis Island in Queensland.

North Dakota lawmakers mull Bakken crude regulations

Nov 14, 2014

Oil producers in North Dakota’s Bakken and Three Forks formations could be required to strip gases from crude oil showing high vapor pressure before transporting the oil under new standards being considered by the North Dakota Industrial Commission, which met Nov. 13.

Landrieu, Cassidy push separate Keystone XL bills toward votes

Nov 13, 2014

US Sen. Mary L. Landrieu (D-La.) and US Rep. Bill Cassidy (R-La.), who face a Dec. 6 runoff for her seat, presented separate bills to approve the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s crossborder permit, on Nov. 12. House Republican leaders immediately scheduled a vote on Cassidy’s bill for the following day.

Pembina to expand northeast British Columbia pipeline system

Nov 12, 2014

Pembina Pipeline Corp. has entered into binding agreements to proceed with a $210-million expansion to Pembina’s pipeline system in northeast British Columbia. The NEBC expansion will transport condensate and NGLs for producers in the liquids-rich Montney shale.

TC PipeLines to acquire remaining interest in GTN system

Nov 12, 2014

TC PipeLines LP (TCPL) will acquire the remaining 30% interest in Gas Transmission Northwest LLC (GTN) from TransCanada Corp., which, through its subsidiaries, currently holds 28% interest in TCPL.

Gazprom, CNPC sign agreement on gas supplies via western route

Nov 11, 2014

OAO Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corp. signed a framework agreement on gas supplies via the Altai pipeline, known as the “western route.”

BLM issues EA about proposed eastern Utah gas interconnect lines

Nov 10, 2014

The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment analyzing 2 proposed Enduring Resources LLC Rockhouse-Anadarko interconnect pipelines in eastern Utah. Written or e-mailed comments will be accepted until Nov. 21, BLM’s Vernal field office said.

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