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Canada’s crude oil exports reached record high in January

Apr 29, 2015

Canada’s crude oil exports set a monthly record with an average of 3.11 million b/d in January, the country’s National Energy Board reported.

Moniz emphasizes work with other agencies to implement QER proposals

Apr 28, 2015

Other federal departments and agencies will need to be brought into the process of implementing recommendations outlined in the initial Quadrennial Energy Review, US Sec. of Energy Ernest G. Moniz told the US Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee.

Freeport LNG unit closes on financing, starts building third train

Apr 28, 2015

FLNG Liquefaction 3 LLC, a unit of Freeport LNG Expansion LP, has closed on the $4.56 billion in financing needed to start construction of the third train of FLNG’s gas liquefaction and LNG loading facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Tex.

BLM seeks comments on QEP’s proposed gas, helium processing project

Apr 28, 2015

The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on QEP Resources Inc.’s plans to build a natural gas and helium processing plant in the Dry Piney Creek area 10 miles northwest of LaBarge, Wyo. Information received will be used to help prepare an environmental assessment of the proposed project, BLM’s Pinedale field office said in an Apr. 20 notice.

Fourth-quarter earnings hit by dropping crude oil prices

Apr 27, 2015

The plunge in crude oil prices eroded North American oil and gas companies' earnings in the last quarter of 2014.

CERAWeek: Regulatory hurdles still threaten US shale, CEOs say

Apr 27, 2015

Leaders of prominent US shale producers came together on Apr. 21 to drive home what's emerged as a primary theme during this year's IHS CERAWeek in Houston: The urgent need to lift the export ban on US crude oil.

CERAWeek: Murkowski to introduce bill this year to lift oil export ban

Apr 27, 2015

US Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alas.) told IHS CERAWeek in Houston that she plans this year to introduce legislation to repeal the decades-old ban on US exports of crude oil.

LNG export limits violate US free trade tradition, ExxonMobil executive says

Apr 27, 2015

The US should remove the national interest demonstration requirement for LNG exports to countries with which it does not have a free-trade agreement before it loses one of its biggest energy and economic opportunities in its history, an ExxonMobil Corp. executive said.

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Apr 27, 2015

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Odyssey Pipeline transports production from Delta House

Apr 24, 2015

A joint venture of Shell Pipeline Co. LP and Genesis Energy LP reported that its Odyssey Pipeline System transported the first crude oil production from the Delta House platform in the Mississippi Canyon protraction area of the Gulf of Mexico.

Antin Infrastructure Partners buys BP’s interest in CATS

Apr 24, 2015

Antin Infrastructure Partners SAS, Paris, has agreed to acquire BP PLC’s Central Area Transmission System (CATS) business in the UK North Sea for $486 million. The deal is expected to close before yearend.

ExxonMobil settles charges stemming from Arkansas pipeline leak

Apr 22, 2015

Two ExxonMobil Corp. pipeline subsidiaries agreed to pay $5 million to the US government and the state of Arkansas to settle charges stemming from a 2013 crude-oil leak in the state, the US Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency jointly announced.

First QER proposals include local gas system improvement assistance

Apr 22, 2015

The White House recommended that the US Department of Energy concentrate on modernizing the nation’s energy transportation, storage, and distribution (TS&D) systems in its initial proposals under the recently established Quadrennial Energy Review. The Apr. 21 report also posed that DOE financially assist states in providing incentives for natural gas utilities to replace and improve local distribution systems (LDS).

LNG export limits violate US free trade tradition, ExxonMobil executive says

Apr 21, 2015

The US should remove the national interest demonstration requirement for LNG exports to countries with which it does not have a free-trade agreement before it loses one of its biggest energy and economic opportunities in its history, an ExxonMobil Corp. executive said.

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Apr 20, 2015

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