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House Transportation panel lambastes administration for safety delays

Apr 14, 2015

Members of a US House Transportation and Infrastructure subcommittee from both parties sternly criticized the Obama administration for delays in implementing pipeline and rail safety procedures as the systems carry more crude oil, ethanol, and other volatile materials.

California PUC fines PG&E record $1.4 billion for pipeline violations

Apr 14, 2015

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) fined Pacific Gas & Electric Co. a record $1.4 billion for the unsafe operation of its natural gas pipeline system in 2010, including an explosion in San Bruno, Calif., that killed 8 people, injured 66 more, and destroyed 38 homes.

Cedigaz: Russian gas market 'facing numerous challenges'

Apr 13, 2015

The next decade will be critical for the Russian natural gas industry with the outcome largely depending on the nation's pricing and institutional policies, according to a Cedigaz report, Russian Gas Market: Entering New Era.

OGJ Newsletter

Apr 13, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

Swaps may be a way around US oil export impasse, CSIS forum told

Apr 13, 2015

Crude oil swaps may be a realistic short-term alternative to outright repeal of the US crude export ban for US refiners as well as producers, a speaker suggested at a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum.

Shell to acquire BG Group for $70 billion

Apr 12, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has agreed to acquire BG Group PLC in a $70.1-billion cash and shares deal intended to sharpen Shell's focus on integrated gas projects and deep water.

A memo to Canada

Apr 12, 2015

TO: Canada
FROM: The United States
SUBJECT: Resource development

Virginia taskforce says oil train safety largely up to federal officials

Apr 10, 2015

A Virginia Railroad Safety and Security Task Force issued a draft report saying rail safety issues are largely up to the US government to address. The taskforce was formed in response to an Apr. 30, 2014, derailment of a train carrying crude oil from the Bakken formation to York County, Va.

Gazprom Neft takes first batch of Iraqi crude

Apr 9, 2015

JSC Gazprom Neft has received the first delivery of Kirkuk-grade oil from Iraq as compensation for its investment in Badra field development in Wasit province.

Cedigaz: Russian gas market ‘facing numerous challenges’

Apr 8, 2015

The next decade will be critical for the Russian natural gas industry with the outcome largely depending on the nation’s pricing and institutional policies, according to a Cedigaz report, “Russian Gas Market: Entering New Era.”

Shell to acquire BG Group for $70 billion

Apr 8, 2015

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has agreed to acquire BG Group PLC in a $70.1-billion cash and shares deal intended to sharpen Shell’s focus on integrated gas projects and deep water.

NTSB: Build more robust tank cars to carry crude

Apr 7, 2015

The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) issued four urgent recommendations calling for construction of more robust tank cars to carry crude oil, ethanol, and other highly combustible liquids via rail.

Woodside completes Apache Australian buy

Apr 7, 2015

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has completed its $2.8 billion acquisition of Apache Corp.’s Australian LNG and oil assets. An allied $854 million deal for the company’s Canadian interests is expected to be closed this week.

Enterprise expands Houston Ship Channel LPG export terminal

Apr 7, 2015

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) has expanded its LPG export terminal at the Houston Ship Channel (HSC) by 1.5 million bbl/month (2,500 bbl/hr) to 9 million bbl/month of fully refrigerated, low-ethane propane. The expansion will allow EPP to accommodate three additional ships per month.

Williams to buy more of Utica East

Apr 6, 2015

Williams Partners LP agreed to buy an additional 21% interest in Utica East Ohio Midstream LLC from EV Energy Partners LP for $575 million.

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