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Partners launch joint open season for New England, Atlantic Canada gas

Jan 14, 2015

Portland Natural Gas Transmission System (PNGTS), TransCanada PipeLines Ltd. (TCPL), and Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP (IGTS) have launched simultaneous joint open seasons for transport of as much as 300,000 dth/day of natural gas from the Wright Hub in Wright, NY, to New England, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia, at a combined, fixed transportation rate of $1.37/dth, as early as Nov. 1, 2017.

API forms midstream department to address transportation system issues

Jan 13, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute has formed a midstream department to address issues related to energy systems and the transportation of crude oil and natural gas.

EnLink buys Permian basin crude gathering operation

Jan 13, 2015

A subsidiary of EnLink Midstream Partners LP has agreed to by LPC Crude Oil Marketing LLC, which has crude oil gathering, transportation, and marketing operations in the Permian basin. LPC purchases, transports, and sells about 60,000 b/d. The acquisition adds crude oil first purchasing and logistics to EnLink’s existing Permian natural gas gathering and processing services.

Enbridge to build, operate oil pipeline lateral for Stampede development

Jan 13, 2015

Enbridge Inc., Calgary, reported it will build, own, and operate a crude oil pipeline in the Gulf of Mexico to connect the planned Stampede development, operated by Hess Corp., to an existing third-party pipeline system. The lateral pipeline is expected to cost $130 million and be operational in 2018, Enbridge said.

Second ExxonMobil crude tanker nears service

Jan 12, 2015

The second of two new US-flagged crude oil tankers belonging to SeaRiver Maritime Inc., the marine affiliate of ExxonMobil Corp., has been built and will begin transporting oil from Alaska’s North Slope to refineries along the US West Coast later this year.

First LNG carrier delivered for Papua New Guinea LNG project

Jan 12, 2015

The first custom-built LNG carrier for the Papua New Guinea LNG project fleet has been named Papua in a ceremony in Hudong, China.

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Jan 12, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

Barrasso, Heinrich introduce bill to increase LNG exports

Jan 12, 2015

US Sens. John A. Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the 114th Congress's first legislation aimed at increasing US exports of LNG.

Moody's sees no quick supply response to spending cuts

Jan 12, 2015

Spending cuts announced so far by oil and gas companies will have a limited effect on oil supplies in a year beginning with oil price weakness and promising trouble for the producing and support industries, says a report from Moody's Investors Service.

API includes other sources in broader State of American Energy report

Jan 12, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute broadened its fifth annual State of American Energy report as it included solar, nuclear, hydropower, wind, coal, geothermal, biomass, and energy efficiency as well as oil and gas.

Condensate export status a problem with easy solution

Jan 12, 2015

Some perplexing problems have simple solutions.

BIS lists six condensate export considerations

Jan 12, 2015

The US Bureau of Industry and Security listed six considerations it will use to help determine whether US-produced crude oil condensate is a petroleum product eligible for export.

US House set to vote on bill to approve Keystone XL project

Jan 9, 2015

The US House of Representatives majority has scheduled a Jan. 9 vote on a bill to approve the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project as OGJ went to press last week.

Nebraska Supreme Court vacates lower court’s Keystone XL ruling

Jan 9, 2015

Nebraska’s Supreme Court vacated a lower court’s decision that legislation transferring authority to determine the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s route across the state to the governor from the Public Service Commission was unconstitutional.


Pompeo reintroduces gas pipeline permitting reform bill

Jan 8, 2015

US Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) reintroduced legislation he offered in 2014 to help improve federal processing of applications to construct natural gas pipelines. The bill, HR 161, aims to overcome delays when other federal agencies fail to move quickly during the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s review process.

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