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Study says pipeline resistance raises oil-transport risks

Oct 21, 2013

Pipeline transport of oil is so much safer than other modes that resistance to it is raising risks, concludes a study published by the Fraser Institute, Calgary.

Costs of electricity challenge a leader in renewable energy

Oct 21, 2013

A country eager to develop renewable energy can accommodate ambition to economics without abandoning its environmental principles. Sometimes, suggests a study by IHS, moderation is enough.

Gazprom’s Kubanskaya compressor station a ‘crucial part’ of Southern Corridor

Oct 21, 2013

OAO Gazprom said the Kubanskaya compressor station in Krasnodar “has become a crucial part” of its Southern Corridor gas transmission system in southern Russia.

INGAA's incoming chairman lists main 2013-14 priorities

Oct 21, 2013

Finding innovative ways to increase pipeline access to new tight gas deposits, further improving pipeline safety and integrity, and working to advance gas and electric integration will be three of the top 2013-14 priorities for US interstate natural gas pipeline operators, the incoming chairman of their national trade association said on Oct. 9.

Watching Government: Politics imperils needed data

Oct 21, 2013

The 40-year anniversary of the 1973 Arab oil embargo's beginning has made many energy community members consider progress that has made in the time since—and how many underlying problems remain unsolved.

TransCanada’s Nova Gas Transmission suffers pipeline rupture

Oct 18, 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.

Ontario oil producers back Enbridge line reversal

Oct 17, 2013

Proposed reversal of an Enbridge Inc. pipeline segment would open needed new markets for Ontario light oil producers, a spokesman for the Ontario Petroleum Institute told Canada’s National Energy Board in Toronto.

Novatek commissioning second frac unit at Baltic port

Oct 17, 2013

OAO Novatek has completed construction and begun commissioning at the second stage of its gas-condensate fractionation and transshipment complex at the Baltic Sea port of Ust-Luga, the company reported.

EPP to expand Gulf Coast Aegis purity ethane pipeline

Oct 14, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) is expanding its wholly owned Aegis purity ethane pipeline to 20-in. OD and up to 425,000 b/d.

Gustafson: Russian gas export policy's shift to LNG matters

Oct 14, 2013

Russia is changing its natural gas export emphasis from dry gas through westbound steel pipelines to liquefied natural gas aboard tankers bound for East Asian markets, and South Korea, long-time Russian energy expert Thane Gustafson said.

IEA: Southeast Asia sees higher oil import dependence

Oct 14, 2013

Southeast Asia's growing energy consumption is leading to the region's increasing reliance on oil imports, imposing high financial costs and external vulnerability on the region's economies, according to the most recent World Energy Outlook report released by the International Energy Agency.

Southcross’ Eagle Ford natural gas lateral nears completion

Oct 11, 2013

Southcross Energy Partners LP reported that its 15-MMcfd rich-natural gas lateral pipeline extending its McMullen County, Tex., system further into the Eagle Ford shale will be completed this month.

Crestwood buys Arrow Bakken gathering systems for $750 million

Oct 10, 2013

Crestwood Midstream Partners LP’s wholly owned subsidiary Crestwood Arrow Acquisition bought Bakken-shale gathering company Arrow Midstream Holdings LLC in a deal valued at $750 million.

Business leaders urge Obama to approve Keystone XL permit

Oct 10, 2013

Three major US business organizations sent a letter to US President Barack Obama urging him to approve the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit.

INGAA’s incoming chairman lists main 2013-14 priorities

Oct 10, 2013

Finding innovative ways to increase pipeline access to new tight gas deposits, further improving pipeline safety and integrity, and working to advance gas and electric integration will be three of the top 2013-14 priorities for US interstate natural gas pipeline operators, the incoming chairman of their national trade association said on Oct. 9.

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