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Security takes center stage

Dec 15, 2014

Thwarting terrorists, repelling pirates, and routing organized crime: sounds like themes of familiar, big-budget Hollywood movies.

Gas agreement seen firming China-Russia energy ties

Dec 15, 2014

A Nov. 9 framework agreement for another large gas-supply deal between OAO Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corp. remains far from concluded but "reinforces the notion of a growing relationship between energy-hungry China and energy-export-dependent Russia," according to analysts at the Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC.

Falling prices may pose new test for China oil policies, speakers say

Dec 15, 2014

China, which successfully revised its oil strategy in response to new technologies since 2008, could face fresh tests if prices stay low for a prolonged period, speakers at a Carnegie Endowment for International Peace forum suggested.

Watching Government: Russia: On the ropes?

Dec 15, 2014

Russia's Dec. 1 cancellation of its South Stream natural gas pipeline was not surprising. European nations have signaled for years that they intend to diversify their supply sources and rely less heavily on Russian gas giant Gazprom.

API: Producers reducing methane emissions already

Dec 15, 2014

US oil and gas producers are reducing wellhead methane emissions already and don't need ill-conceived, overly prescriptive federal regulations, American Petroleum Institute officials said.

ExxonMobil forecasts 35% higher world energy demand by 2040

Dec 15, 2014

A significantly bigger global middle class, expanded emerging economies, and 2 billion more people will contribute to 35% higher world energy demand by 2040, ExxonMobil Corp. forecasts in its 2015 energy outlook.

Linn exits Anadarko basin in deal worth $1.95 billion

Dec 12, 2014

Linn Energy LLC has agreed to sell all of its oil and gas properties and related midstream assets in the western Anadarko basin for $1.95 billion to FourPoint Energy LLC and EnerVest Ltd.

West Cornwall Township hears from Sunoco Logistics

Dec 12, 2014

Sunoco Logistics Partners outlined its safety systems during a West Cornwall Township meeting in Pennsylvania on Nov. 10.

ETP eyes larger capacity for planned Bakken pipe

Dec 12, 2014

Energy Transfer Partners LP has launched a binding expansion open season to boost capacity on a planned pipeline system that would move oil from the Bakken and Three Forks shales in North Dakota to the Midwest and Gulf Coast.

Canada Briefs

Dec 12, 2014

Kinder Morgan to deliver natural gas to Corpus Christi Liquefaction

Dec 11, 2014

Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) companies Kinder Morgan Texas Pipeline, Kinder Morgan Tejas Pipeline, and Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. (TGP) have entered into 15-year firm transportation agreements and a multiyear storage agreement with Cheniere Energy Inc.

Rosneft, Essar sign terms of oil supply agreement

Dec 11, 2014

OAO Rosneft and Essar Energy PLC have signed key terms of an oil supply agreement in New Delhi. Rosneft said shipments to India may begin in 2015.

Barton introduces bill to remove US crude export limits

Dec 11, 2014

US Rep. Joe Barton (R-Tex.) introduced legislation that would remove US crude oil export limits that have been in place for nearly 40 years.

BG agrees to sale of Australian gas pipeline to APA Group

Dec 10, 2014

BG Group PLC agreed to sell its wholly owned subsidiary Queensland Curtis LNG Pipeline Pty. Ltd. (QCLNG) to APA Group for about $5 billion.

More West Texas gathering, processing to come onstream

Dec 9, 2014

EagleClaw Midstream Services LLC, Midland, Tex., has bought natural gas gathering and processing in Reeves County, Tex. The company declined to identify the seller.

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