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EIA: China to increase natural gas consumption, investment

Aug 25, 2014

China more than tripled natural gas production since 2003, producing 3.8 tcf in 2012, and the government is targeting production to reach about 5.5 tcf/year of gas by the end of 2015, according to a recent analysis from the US Energy Information Administration.

DOE finalizes LNG export national interest review reforms

Aug 25, 2014

The US Department of Energy finalized reforms it proposed on May 29 to its process for determining whether planned LNG export projects are in the national interest.

USCG proposes higher offshore oil spill liability limits

Aug 25, 2014

The US Coast Guard proposed higher offshore oil spill liability limits under the 1990 Oil Pollution Act to reflect significant increases in the Consumer Price Index.

OGJ Newsletter

Aug 25, 2014

International news for oil and gas professionals

Canada’s NEB to hear Aboriginal viewpoint on Trans Mountain expansion

Aug 22, 2014

Canada’s National Energy Board will hear the viewpoint of Aboriginal groups on the Trans Mountain expansion project on Aug. 25 in Edmonton, the first of four scheduled hearings through Nov. 28.

Plains All American to build Cushing-to-Memphis pipeline

Aug 22, 2014

Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) plans to construct a 440-mile, 20-in. crude oil pipeline that will carry as much as 200,000 b/d of sweet crude from the Plains Cushing, Okla., terminal to Valero’s Memphis Refinery. The project is expected to cost $900 million and be completed in late 2016.

TSB report outlines ‘multitude of factors’ behind Lac-Megantic train derailment

Aug 20, 2014

A multitude of factors led to July 6 derailment of a runaway train in Lac Megantic, Que., carrying 72 carloads of Bakken crude oil bound for Irving Oil Ltd.’s refinery in Saint John, NB, according to an investigation report released Aug. 19 by the Transportation Safety Board of Canada (TSB).

USCG proposes higher offshore oil spill liability limits

Aug 20, 2014

The US Coast Guard proposed higher offshore oil spill liability limits under the 1990 Oil Pollution Act to reflect significant increases in the Consumer Price Index.

USCG issues interim offshore supply vessel size limit rule

Aug 20, 2014

The US Coast Guard issued an interim offshore supply vessel (OSV) size limit rule after a 2010 law removed the previous statutory limit. The regulation became effective upon its publication in the Aug. 18 Federal Register. Comments on it will be accepted until Nov. 17.

Canadian firms plan BC gas plant, target LNG export

Aug 19, 2014

AltaGas Ltd. and Painted Pony Petroleum Ltd., both of Calgary, have agreed to develop processing and marketing of natural gas and NGLs for Painted Pony’s liquids-rich Montney gas production in northeast British Columbia.

Companies plan to connect Pioneer Rail terminal, Bakken gathering line

Aug 19, 2014

Dakota Plains Holdings Inc., Wayzata, Minn., and Hiland Partners LP unit Hiland Crude LLC reported signing an interconnection agreement that will link Dakota Plains’ Pioneer Rail terminal in New Town, ND, with Hiland’s Market Center gathering system crude oil pipeline network.

Aramco's August price differentials drop for non-US destinations

Aug 18, 2014

Saudi Aramco has reduced its August price differentials for destinations outside the US, especially Europe.

US crude exports seen helping consumers

Aug 18, 2014

Ending the US ban on exports of crude oil would hurt refiners now profiting from low feedstock costs but help producers and consumers, says an analyst at the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas.

EnLink to continue Utica expansion with 45-mile condensate pipeline

Aug 18, 2014

EnLink Midstream Partners LP and EnLink Midstream LLC, affiliates of EnLink Midstream, plan to build a 45-mile, 8-in. condensate pipeline and six natural gas compression and condensate stabilization facilities in the Ohio River Valley at a total cost of more than $250 million.

EIA: China to increase natural gas consumption, investment

Aug 18, 2014

China more than tripled natural gas production since 2003, producing 3.8 tcf in 2012, and the government is targeting production to reach about 5.5 tcf/year of gas by the end of 2015, according to a recent analysis from the US Energy Information Administration.

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