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Santos buys gas reserves for Queensland LNG plant

Mar 27, 2014

The WestSide Corp.-Mitsui joint venture has been let a contract to supply gas to the Santos Ltd.-led Gladstone LNG project for 20 years beginning in 2015.

Total, CNOOC sign LNG cooperation agreement

Mar 26, 2014

Total SA and China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) have reached an LNG cooperation agreement that will expand upon the companies’ existing 15-year contract in which Total has been supplying China with as much as 1 million tonnes/year of LNG since 2010.

KMEP to build Permian carbon dioxide pipeline

Mar 26, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP will build and operate a 213-mile, 16-in. OD pipeline to transport carbon dioxide from its St. Johns source field in Apache County, Ariz., to the KMEP-operated Cortez Pipeline in Torrance County, NM. The Lobos Pipeline will have an initial capacity of 300 MMcfd, supporting current and future enhanced oil recovery projects owned by KMEP and other operators in the Permian basin of West Texas and eastern New Mexico.

Lake Charles LNG export project partners file FERC application

Mar 26, 2014

Trunkline LNG Co. LLC and Trunkline LNG Export LLC, both wholly owned subsidiaries of Energy Transfer Equity LP and Energy Transfer Partners LP, have submitted an application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeking its authorization for the siting, construction, ownership, and operation of the proposed Lake Charles LNG export project.

LNG exports’ immediate geopolitical impacts limited, senators told

Mar 26, 2014

Direct geopolitical impacts from the US authorizing LNG exports more quickly would be limited, witnesses told a US Senate committee. But global market consequences could be substantial because it would send a definite signal that the country is committed to becoming a major player, which potentially could accelerate changes indirectly, they added.

DOE approves LNG exports to non-FTA countries from Oregon project

Mar 24, 2014

The US Department of Energy conditionally approved Jordan Cove Energy Project LP’s application to export LNG through its proposed terminal on Oregon’s coast to countries that do not have a free-trade agreement with the US.

New York county puts freeze on Bakken crude

Mar 24, 2014

Government officials in Albany County, NY, have issued a moratorium on Global Partners LP's plans to increase the processing of Bakken crude oil at the Port of Albany pending a public health investigation by the county's health department.

INGAA Foundation forecasts oil, gas infrastructure outlays to 2035

Mar 24, 2014

An estimated $640.9 billion, or an average $29.1 billion/year, will need to be spent on US and Canadian midstream crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids infrastructure from 2014 through 2035, the INGAA Foundation forecasts in a recent study.

Export short-sightedness

Mar 24, 2014

Opposition by specific refiners to US exports of crude oil should surprise no one. The export ban suppresses the price of domestically produced light, sweet crude oil relative to that of comparable international crude over time.

HSC remains closed, fuel cleanup continues after barge collision

Mar 24, 2014

The Houston Ship Channel (HSC) remained closed to unauthorized vessels Mar. 24 as the result of a temporary emergency safety zone being established and enforced following the Mar. 22 collision between the M/V Summer Wind bulk carrier and the Kirby Barge 27706 in the channel near Texas City, Tex., resulting in the release of about 160,000 gal of bunker fuel oil being transported by the barge, according to statements from the Port of Houston Authority (PHA). The barge had the capacity to transport 924,000 gal of the fuel.

ETP unit gets FERC approval for gas exports to Mexico

Mar 21, 2014

Energy Transfer Partners LP unit Houston Pipe Line Co. LP (HLPC) has received approval from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to build a 23-mile, 24-in. OD extension of its Edinburgh lateral to export 140 MMcfd of natural gas to northern Mexico starting in this year’s fourth quarter. The extension will extend under the Rio Grande River between Hidalgo County, Tex., and Reynosa, Mexico, supplying industrial users and power plants.

Millennium Pipeline appoints president

Mar 20, 2014

Millennium Pipeline Co. LLC has selected Joseph Shields as its president. He succeeds Rocco D’Alessandro, who held the position beginning in May 2012.

Shah Deniz II, South Caucasus Pipeline contracts awarded

Mar 20, 2014

The Shah Deniz and South Caucasus Pipeline consortia awarded project management and construction contracts for the development of Shah Deniz Stage 2 and the South Caucasus Pipeline Expansion (SCPX).

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX crude prices rise on Seaway pipeline expansion news

Mar 19, 2014

Crude oil futures prices rose on the New York market Mar. 18 after Enterprise Products Partners LP told analysts and investors that an expanded Seaway pipeline was likely to be in service by early June, which is earlier than previously expected.

INGAA Foundation forecasts oil, gas infrastructure outlays to 2035

Mar 18, 2014

An estimated $640.9 billion, or an average $29.1 billion/year, will need to be spent on US and Canadian midstream crude oil, natural gas, and natural gas liquids infrastructure from 2014 through 2035, the INGAA Foundation forecasts in a recent study.

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