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First LNG carrier delivered for Papua New Guinea LNG project

Jan 12, 2015

The first custom-built LNG carrier for the Papua New Guinea LNG project fleet has been named Papua in a ceremony in Hudong, China.

BIS lists six condensate export considerations

Jan 12, 2015

The US Bureau of Industry and Security listed six considerations it will use to help determine whether US-produced crude oil condensate is a petroleum product eligible for export.

Barrasso, Heinrich introduce bill to increase LNG exports

Jan 12, 2015

US Sens. John A. Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the 114th Congress's first legislation aimed at increasing US exports of LNG.

API includes other sources in broader State of American Energy report

Jan 12, 2015

The American Petroleum Institute broadened its fifth annual State of American Energy report as it included solar, nuclear, hydropower, wind, coal, geothermal, biomass, and energy efficiency as well as oil and gas.

Condensate export status a problem with easy solution

Jan 12, 2015

Some perplexing problems have simple solutions.

OGJ Newsletter

Jan 12, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

Moody's sees no quick supply response to spending cuts

Jan 12, 2015

Spending cuts announced so far by oil and gas companies will have a limited effect on oil supplies in a year beginning with oil price weakness and promising trouble for the producing and support industries, says a report from Moody's Investors Service.

US House set to vote on bill to approve Keystone XL project

Jan 9, 2015

The US House of Representatives majority has scheduled a Jan. 9 vote on a bill to approve the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project as OGJ went to press last week.

Nebraska Supreme Court vacates lower court’s Keystone XL ruling

Jan 9, 2015

Nebraska’s Supreme Court vacated a lower court’s decision that legislation transferring authority to determine the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s route across the state to the governor from the Public Service Commission was unconstitutional.

 

Pompeo reintroduces gas pipeline permitting reform bill

Jan 8, 2015

US Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) reintroduced legislation he offered in 2014 to help improve federal processing of applications to construct natural gas pipelines. The bill, HR 161, aims to overcome delays when other federal agencies fail to move quickly during the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s review process.

Murkowski Keystone XL bill clears committee, heads for Senate floor

Jan 8, 2015

The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee marked up and approved Chair Lisa Murkowski’s bill approving construction of the Keystone XL pipeline. The 13-9 vote sends the measure to the full Senate, which is expected to debate and vote on it next week.

SPDC agrees to £55 million settlement with Bodo community

Jan 8, 2015

Shell’s Nigerian subsidiary Shell Petroleum Development Co. of Nigeria Ltd. (SPDC), reported signing a £55-million settlement agreement with the Bodo community in respect of the two operational spills in 2008.

Barrasso, Heinrich introduce bill to increase LNG exports

Jan 7, 2015

US Sens. John A. Barrasso (R-Wyo.) and Martin Heinrich (D-NM) introduced the 114th Congress’s first legislation aimed at increasing US exports of LNG.

Bradshaw to head Trans Adriatic Pipeline

Jan 7, 2015

Ian Bradshaw, senior vice-president for capital projects at BG Group, has been named managing director of Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG, Baar, Switzerland.

White House: Obama won’t sign bill approving Keystone XL

Jan 6, 2015

The White House signaled that US President Barack Obama will not sign a bill approving construction of the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline if one reaches his desk. “I would not anticipate the president would sign this piece of legislation,” Press Sec. Josh Earnest said during the regular daily briefing.

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