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United Refining, Enbridge to upgrade Line 10 crude oil pipeline

Aug 8, 2014

United Refining Co. has entered into a maintenance and upgrade agreement with Enbridge regarding Line 10, a 74,000-b/d pipeline owned by Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Enbridge Energy LP transporting crude oil from Canada to URC’s Kiantone Pipeline in West Seneca, NY, serving its 70,000 b/d refinery in Warren, Pa.

Blueknight to build Eaglebine-Woodbine crude oil pipeline

Aug 8, 2014

Blueknight Energy Partners LP (BKEP) will build a 160-mile, 16-in. OD pipeline linking the East Texas Eaglebine-Woodbine crude oil play to Oiltanking Houston’s crude oil and product terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, owned and operated by Oiltanking Partners LP. The Knight Warrior project is backed by long-term shipper commitments, including with a joint venture of Vitol, which also owns 50% of BKEP’s general partner, and SEI Energy LLC.

Edmonton crude oil rail terminal expanded to potential 250,000 b/d

Aug 8, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP’s 50-50 joint venture with Imperial Oil Ltd. has entered into additional firm take-or-pay agreements to add incremental capacity of 110,000 b/d at the Edmonton Rail Terminal. The terminal is almost a year into construction, KMEP said.

India, Pakistan negotiating gas trade

Aug 6, 2014

Exports of natural gas from India to Pakistan are under negotiation, according to the Indian minister of state in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

EnLink expanding Permian gas processing, Louisiana NGL transport

Aug 6, 2014

The EnLink Midstream companies, EnLink Midstream Partners LP and EnLink Midstream LLC, are expanding in the Permian basin and South Louisiana.

Study: Bakken no greater transport risk than other light crudes

Aug 5, 2014

The North Dakota Petroleum Council (NDPC) has released the final report on a study it commissioned to examine the characteristics of crude oil produced from the Bakken shale region.

KMEP plans additional expansion to KMCC pipeline

Aug 5, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMEP) has entered into a long-term transportation agreement with Republic Midstream Marketing LLC to build an interconnect and other facilities for the Kinder Morgan Crude & Condensate (KMCC) pipeline.

BP gets key approval for $12-billion Tangguh LNG expansion

Aug 4, 2014

Indonesia’s Ministry of Environment has approved the environmental and social impact assessment, known as AMDAL, for the BP PLC-led Tangguh LNG expansion project in Teluk Bintuni, Papua Barat province, and an environmental permit has been issued.

KMEP launches open season for Palmetto project

Aug 4, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMEP) has launched a binding open season to solicit commitments for the proposed $1-billion, 167,000 b/d Palmetto project that would move gasoline, diesel, and ethanol from Louisiana and Mississippi to South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

Center for LNG urges DOE to scrap proposed export review changes

Aug 4, 2014

The US Department of Energy's proposal to only issue national interest determinations to LNG export projects that have completed a National Environmental Policy Act review should be withdrawn, the Center for Liquefied Natural Gas said.

IG's office recommends EPA begin regulating LDC methane emissions

Aug 4, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency, which does not regulate methane emissions from natural gas local distribution companies (LDC), should start working with the US Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to address the problem, EPA's inspector general's office said in a July 25 report.

EIA: Weekly US refinery inputs set new record in July

Aug 4, 2014

Refinery inputs reached a record-high of 16.8 million b/d in each of the past 2 weeks, exceeding the previous record from summer 2005, according to the US Energy Information Administration.

Study examines return-investment balance

Aug 4, 2014

Europe and Africa are the regions under greatest scrutiny by major oil and gas companies trying to tighten capital discipline in response to pressure to improve shareholder returns, concludes a new report by Wood Mackenzie.

Relative velocity factor advances internal tee erosion prediction

Aug 4, 2014

Development of a relative velocity factor comparing inlet flow rates of gas pipeline tees can predict the maximum erosion position inside the tee.

Post-construction infield lining rehabs subsea pipelines

Aug 4, 2014

Petronas Carigali (PCSB) owns and operates an extensive network of subsea pipelines off Malaysia in the South China Sea.

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