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Transient analysis helps IM for crater-type corrosion defects

Nov 4, 2013

Introducing transient analysis to pipeline integrity management (IM) is strongly recommended when crater-type corrosion defects are present and when threshold criteria are more rigorous than usual.

Systematic approach streamlines natgas pipeline pressure increase

Nov 4, 2013

A sequence consisting of internal inspection, elimination of major defects, and subsequent pressure testing is the most efficient way to ensure the integrity and increase the operating pressure of aging high–pressure natural gas transmission pipelines.

TGP upgrade boosts Marcellus gas transport

Nov 1, 2013

Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, on Nov. 1 placed in service the fully subscribed Northeast Upgrade Project (NEUP), boosting capacity on its 300 Line system in Pennsylvania and New Jersey by 636 MMcfd of natural gas and providing additional takeaway capacity from the Marcellus shale area.

Tesoro Logistics to restart North Dakota crude pipeline

Nov 1, 2013

Tesoro Logistics LP will restart its High Plains crude oil pipeline in North Dakota that has been shut down since Sept. 29 when a rupture and leak were discovered, the San Antonio pipeline master limited partnership announced.

BG Group commissioning CSG-LNG project

Nov 1, 2013

BG Group’s Queensland Curtis LNG project has begun the commissioning phase and expects to produce first gas to the liquefaction plant by yearend.

EPP starts up Texas Express NGL pipeline

Oct 31, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP has started up its 583-mile Texas Express natural gas liquids pipeline with an initial capacity of 280,000 b/d that can be ramped up to 400,000 b/d.

Open season starts for Texas crude line

Oct 30, 2013

A subsidiary of Medallion Midstream LLC, Irving, Tex., has begun a binding open season for a crude oil pipeline in Texas between Garden City in Glasscock County and the Colorado City hub in Scurry County, about 60 miles north.

Meritage mulls Powder River basin NGL line

Oct 30, 2013

A subsidiary of Meritage Midstream Services II LLC, Golden, Colo., has begun a binding open season for a common-carrier pipeline to transport unfractionated natural gas liquids from plants in the Powder River basin.

Alliance completes Tioga Lateral natural gas pipeline

Oct 29, 2013

Alliance Pipeline has finished construction on its 80-mile, 12-in. natural gas pipeline in western North Dakota. The project cost $170 million and took a year to complete.

Santos, Origin LNG projects to gas swap

Oct 28, 2013

Another sign of rationalization of the Curtis Island, Qld., coal seam gas-LNG projects has come with the Santos-led Gladstone LNG (GLNG) consortium and the Origin Energy-led Australia Pacific LNG (APLNG) group signing gas-swap and infrastructure connection agreements to improve capital and operational outcomes.

Crosstex Energy to expand Permian gathering, processing

Oct 28, 2013

Crosstex Energy LP, Dallas, will expand in the Permian basin by building gas processing and rich-gas gathering capacity.

The Saudi relevance

Oct 28, 2013

Americans had every right last month to greet the 40th anniversary of the Arab oil embargo with boasts about surging production of oil and gas and about correspondingly diminished reliance by the US on supply from abroad.

SAFE: Expanded use of natural gas as US motor fuel 'sensible strategy'

Oct 28, 2013

Expanding the use of natural gas to fuel US motor vehicles, even partially, is the most sensible strategy for reducing petroleum's dominant fuel position—and the nation's reliance on oil imports from politically unstable parts of the world.

FERC staff: US winter gas supplies adequate

Oct 28, 2013

The US market for natural gas approaches the winter of 2013-14 adequately supplied, according to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission staff.

TransCanada's NGTL suffers pipeline rupture

Oct 28, 2013

Nova Gas Transmission Ltd. (NGTL) suffered a rupture on its pipeline system 138 km (85.6 miles) west of Fort McMurray, Alta. TransCanada Pipelines Ltd. owns and operates NGTL.

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