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ANR receives 2 bcfd of shipper commitments for SEML

Mar 31, 2014

TransCanada Corp.’s ANR Pipeline system has secured almost 2 bcfd of firm natural gas transportation commitments on its Southeast Main Line (SEML) for an average term of 23 years, with roughly 1.25 bcfd beginning this year and the balance next. The company said it is reviewing options for further expansion of SEML.

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Mar 31, 2014

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LNG exports' immediate geopolitical impacts limited, senators told

Mar 31, 2014

Direct geopolitical impacts from the US authorizing LNG exports more quickly would be limited, witnesses told a US Senate committee.

DOE approves LNG exports to non-FTA countries from Oregon project

Mar 31, 2014

The US Department of Energy conditionally approved Jordan Cove Energy Project LP's application to export LNG through its proposed terminal on Oregon's coast to countries that do not have a free-trade agreement with the US.

WoodMac: US tight-oil market 'too robust to bust'

Mar 31, 2014

A drop in global oil price levels or a significant widening of the differential between global oil prices and inland realizations are just two of the ways the North American tight-oil boom could go bust, according to a recent analysis from Wood Mackenzie.

White House eyes steps to curb oil, gas methane emissions

Mar 29, 2014

The White House announced additional steps to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas operations as part of a broader strategy. They included regulations to be proposed later this year by the US Bureau of Land Management to curb natural gas flaring on public lands.

NGSA asks Congress to pass bills facilitating LNG exports

Mar 27, 2014

The Natural Gas Supply Association called on Congress to support legislation that would facilitate more LNG exports. “Exporting LNG overseas will have broad economic benefits by flowing money back into the US economy and creating American jobs,” NGSA Pres. Skip Horvath said.

US, European energy leaders to discuss gas diversification measures

Mar 27, 2014

Top US government energy officials and their counterparts from other G7 nations will meet early next week to discuss reducing Europe’s heavy reliance on Russian natural gas, US President Barack Obama and two major European Union officials announced on Mar. 26.

Santos buys gas reserves for Queensland LNG plant

Mar 27, 2014

The WestSide Corp.-Mitsui joint venture has been let a contract to supply gas to the Santos Ltd.-led Gladstone LNG project for 20 years beginning in 2015.

Total, CNOOC sign LNG cooperation agreement

Mar 26, 2014

Total SA and China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) have reached an LNG cooperation agreement that will expand upon the companies’ existing 15-year contract in which Total has been supplying China with as much as 1 million tonnes/year of LNG since 2010.

KMEP to build Permian carbon dioxide pipeline

Mar 26, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP will build and operate a 213-mile, 16-in. OD pipeline to transport carbon dioxide from its St. Johns source field in Apache County, Ariz., to the KMEP-operated Cortez Pipeline in Torrance County, NM. The Lobos Pipeline will have an initial capacity of 300 MMcfd, supporting current and future enhanced oil recovery projects owned by KMEP and other operators in the Permian basin of West Texas and eastern New Mexico.

Lake Charles LNG export project partners file FERC application

Mar 26, 2014

Trunkline LNG Co. LLC and Trunkline LNG Export LLC, both wholly owned subsidiaries of Energy Transfer Equity LP and Energy Transfer Partners LP, have submitted an application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeking its authorization for the siting, construction, ownership, and operation of the proposed Lake Charles LNG export project.

LNG exports’ immediate geopolitical impacts limited, senators told

Mar 26, 2014

Direct geopolitical impacts from the US authorizing LNG exports more quickly would be limited, witnesses told a US Senate committee. But global market consequences could be substantial because it would send a definite signal that the country is committed to becoming a major player, which potentially could accelerate changes indirectly, they added.

DOE approves LNG exports to non-FTA countries from Oregon project

Mar 24, 2014

The US Department of Energy conditionally approved Jordan Cove Energy Project LP’s application to export LNG through its proposed terminal on Oregon’s coast to countries that do not have a free-trade agreement with the US.

New York county puts freeze on Bakken crude

Mar 24, 2014

Government officials in Albany County, NY, have issued a moratorium on Global Partners LP's plans to increase the processing of Bakken crude oil at the Port of Albany pending a public health investigation by the county's health department.

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