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BLM's final fracturing rule outlines more public land regs

Jun 11, 2015

Three years after its initial proposal, the Department of Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) finalized new regulations applicable to hydraulic fracturing activities on federal and tribal lands.

Prism Midstream to start work on Bedrock liquids-handling facility

Jun 10, 2015

Prism Midstream LLC will begin construction this month of the Bedrock liquids-handling facility in Crockett County, Tex., to handle both on-specification and off-specification NGLs and off-spec condensate.

Enbridge agrees to remediate 2010 Michigan leak’s environmental damages

Jun 9, 2015

Several Enbridge Inc. affiliates agreed to complete natural resource restoration projects along the Kalamazoo River to remediate damages from a 2010 crude-oil pipeline leak that resulted in one of the largest inland spills in US history, the US Department of Justice reported.

ETP provides details on Revolution pipeline, processing project

Jun 8, 2015

Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP), Dallas, has released details on its Revolution project for the Marcellus and Upper Devonian areas of western Pennsylvania.

US House subcommittee examines gas pipeline permitting delays

Jun 8, 2015

Reforms should be considered to ease delays that have developed for interstate natural gas pipeline projects requiring federal permits, two witnesses told a US House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

Final EISs, management plans released for sage grouse in 10 states

Jun 8, 2015

The US Bureau of Land Management and US Forest Service jointly released 14 final environmental impact statements and proposed federal land management plans in 10 Western states to protect the greater sage grouse and its habitat.

Competitive unconventional output gives US diplomatic muscle

Jun 8, 2015

Price declines for crude oil in the last 6 months and natural gas in the last 6 years have made US unconventional producers become more efficient to stay globally competitive that the US still has significant energy geopolitical opportunities, an IHS official told a US House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

API: US petroleum demand slightly up in April

Jun 8, 2015

According to data from the American Petroleum Institute, total US petroleum deliveries, a measure of demand, gained 0.7% in April from the same period last year to average 18.9 million b/d. These were the highest April deliveries since 2010.

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Jun 8, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

WEA survey finds strong support for energy development

Jun 8, 2015

US voters strongly support developing resources on public lands, giving states more control over regulating such activities, and lifting the ban on exporting crude oil produced in the US, concluded a survey commissioned by the Western Energy Alliance.

ExxonMobil Alaska LNG lets contract for G&G program

Jun 5, 2015

ExxonMobil Alaska LNG LLC (AKLNG) has let a contract to Fugro for a geotechnical and geophysical (G&G) program.

APA Group finalizes Queensland pipeline acquisition

Jun 4, 2015

Australian gas infrastructure entity APA Group has completed its purchase of BG Group’s 543-km pipeline network linking BG Group’s Surat-Bowen basin coal seam gas fields with the recently commissioned LNG plant on Curtis Island near Gladstone in Queensland.

Gazprom Neft completes first winter sea shipments of oil from Yamal Peninsula

Jun 4, 2015

JSC Gazprom Neft reported completion of its first winter shipments of oil from Novoportovskoye field in Russia’s Yamal Peninsula.

PHMSA finds 82% WT loss at Santa Barbara rupture site

Jun 4, 2015

Plains All American Pipeline LP’s (PAA) 24-in. OD Coastal Line 901 crude pipeline had suffered 82% WT loss at the site of the May 19 rupture in Santa Barbara, Calif., according to an amended corrective action order issued June 3 by the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

Tidewater Midstream to buy Pembina area gas plant, pipelines

Jun 3, 2015

Tidewater Midstream & Infrastructure Ltd., Calgary, will pay $180 million (Can.) to unspecified “private company vendors” to purchase their 63% operated working interest in an unnamed 185-MMcfd natural gas processing plant in West Pembina along with related pipelines in central Alberta.

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