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EIA: East Coast refineries got 52% of crude by rail in February

May 5, 2015

US East Coast refineries received more than half of their crude oil feedstocks by rail during February, the US Energy Information Administration reported.

FE analysis controls subsea pipeline buckling

May 4, 2015

Finite-element (FE) analysis, as presented in the recently completed Safebuck joint industry project's (JIP) design guideline, can help control buckling of subsea pipelines.

Weld toughness study advances reeled clad pipes' deepwater potential

May 4, 2015

Sensitivity studies suggest toughness is often more critical than strength in subsea pipeline welds, especially narrow-bevel mechanized welds.

Oil Search decides on complete exit from Yemen

May 4, 2015

Sydney and Port Moresby-based Oil Search Ltd. has decided on a complete exit from its acreage in Yemen.

CSIS forum: More cooperation needed to address Arctic challenges

May 4, 2015

More cooperation not just between government and the oil and gas industry, but with a broad range of residents and businesses inside and outside Alaska, is essential to address pressing infrastructure challenges there, speakers at a Center for Strategic and International Studies forum agreed.

East Mediterranean Development-2 Narrowing opportunities require cooperation

May 4, 2015

Neighboring East Mediterranean states hold a mutual interest in economic developments resulting from new hydrocarbon resources. These interests should be harnessed to enhance security, increase stability, and accelerate political dispute resolution within the eastern Mediterranean.

Phillips 66 1Q earnings decline 37%

May 1, 2015

Phillips 66 reported first-quarter earnings of $987 million, down from $1.6 billion during first-quarter 2014. Adjusted earnings were $834 million, a decline from $866 million during first-quarter 2014.

US, Canada jointly release crude-by-rail transportation rules

May 1, 2015

The US and Canada simultaneously issued new regulations governing transportation of crude oil and other hazardous materials by rail.

Senate Democrats offer bill to phase out older rail tank cars

May 1, 2015

Legislation to accelerate the phase-out of older rail tank cars to reduce accidental crude oil spills has been introduced by Finance Committee Ranking Minority Member Ronald L. Wyden (D-Ore.) and six other US Senate Democrats.

Enterprise plans Midland-Sealy crude line

May 1, 2015

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) has secured long-term agreements with shippers that it says warrant construction of a 416-mile, 24-in. crude and condensate pipeline between Midland and Sealy, Tex., west of Houston.

Cost opportunity seen for LNG projects in western Canada

Apr 30, 2015

Rising construction costs in the US and falling oil prices give LNG export projects in western Canada a window of opportunity in competition with otherwise advantaged projects to the south.

Foreign suppliers maintain ties as crude sales to US fall, study says

Apr 30, 2015

International producers are keeping relations with the US strong despite its plunging crude oil imports as production from domestic tight shales climbs, research by 16 University of Texas at Austin master’s degree candidates found.

Chevron makes gas discovery near Gorgon

Apr 30, 2015

Chevron Australia has made a natural gas discovery with its Isosceles-1 wildcat drilled in the greater Gorgon gas project area offshore Western Australia.

Dallas-based midstream companies complete merger

Apr 30, 2015

Energy Transfer Partners LP and Regency Energy Partners LP, both of Dallas, have completed the merger of an ETP indirect subsidiary with Regency, with Regency surviving as a wholly owned subsidiary of ETP, the companies reported.

Enterprise, Oxy to build Delaware basin gas plant

Apr 30, 2015

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) and an affiliate of Occidental Petroleum Corp., both of Houston, will develop a 150-MMcfd cryogenic natural gas processing plant to handle growing rich-gas production in the Delaware basin, EEP reported.

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