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PNR, Reliance seek divestment of Eagle Ford midstream business

Nov 4, 2014

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. (PNR), Dallas, and Reliance Holding USA Inc. are pursuing the divestment of their Eagle Ford shale (EFS) Midstream business. PNR operates the business with 50.1% interest, and Reliance holds the remaining 49.9%.

PAA, EPP to expand Eagle Ford pipeline, build terminal

Nov 4, 2014

Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) and Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) are constructing a condensate gathering system into their Three Rivers, Tex., terminal and doubling the mainline capacity on the Eagle Ford joint venture pipeline from Three Rivers to Corpus Christi, Tex.

DOE to host gas infrastructure, methane emissions workshop

Nov 3, 2014

The US Department of Energy will hold a natural gas infrastructure and methane emissions workshop Nov. 12-13 in Pittsburgh as part of a broader examination of gas transmission systems from the wellhead to the end-user that it announced in late July.

KMEP places Sierrita gas pipeline into service

Nov 3, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, Houtson, reported that the fully subscribed Sierrita Pipeline has begun service. The 60-mile, 36-in. pipeline, which has 200 MMcfd of firm transportation capacity, extends from El Paso Natural Gas’ existing south mainlines near Tucson, Ariz., to the US-Mexico border near Sasabe, Ariz. The system interconnects via a new international border crossing with a gas pipeline in Mexico.

Study finds simulation flaws in multiphase environment

Nov 3, 2014

Olga software can be used to simulate multiphase pipeline flow at a wide range of rates without the need to match results to field data.

Pipeline, CNG top Cyprus gas export options

Nov 3, 2014

Pipeline and CNG are the best options for exporting natural gas production from Cyprus to relatively close markets in terms of both initial cost and probable benefits. LNG, meanwhile, would only be cost-effective if exported to higher priced Asian markets.

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Nov 3, 2014

Singlet oxygen chemistry

Nov 3, 2014

Approximately 1 year ago, a letter in this journal proposed a chemical solution for the 100-year-old problem of the chemical origin of engine knock (OGJ, Sept. 2, 2013, p. 18).

BOEM to prepare EIS for potential Cook Inlet lease sale

Nov 3, 2014

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to prepare an environmental impact statement for a possible oil and gas lease sale in Cook Inlet off Alaska's south-central coast, BOEM said in an Oct. 23 Federal Register notice.

EIA: US crude oil exports, re-exports climb

Nov 3, 2014

According to the latest data from the US Census Bureau, US exports of crude oil reached 401,000 b/d in July-the highest level in 57 years and the second-highest monthly export volume for the US Energy Information Administration's records dating back to 1920.

Pipelines expand to meet NGL growth

Nov 3, 2014

The first article in this new series on the US midstream industry trends and developments focused on historical production trends for US natural gas and crude oil, the importance of horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing, and the impact on US gas plant NGL production. This series of articles will continue to provide updates on regional trends in US gas plant production and demand in key NGL markets including exports.

ETP’s Rover gas line reaches full 3.25 bcfd subscribed capacity

Oct 31, 2014

Energy Transfer Partners LP has fully subscribed its Rover pipeline to transport 3.25 bcfd of natural gas through 15- and 20-year fee-based contracts.

LNG Ltd. reaches Fisherman’s Landing gas-supply, lease agreements

Oct 31, 2014

LNG Ltd. has extended the agreement with Gladstone Ports Corp. for its Fisherman’s Landing LNG project (FLLNG) site lease through Mar. 31, 2016, with an option for another year. The company also signed a nonbinding memorandum of intent (MOI) for gas supply with Tri-Star Petroleum Co. to supply the project from Tri-Star’s Queensland reserves.

Shell opens Darwin supply base for Prelude FLNG operations

Oct 31, 2014

Royal Dutch Shell PLC has opened a $29 million (Aus.) supply base in Darwin to support its coming operations for the Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) project in the Browse basin offshore Western Australia.

Latest EIA report lists mixed impacts from higher US LNG exports

Oct 30, 2014

Increased US LNG exports would raise natural gas prices and increase production, reduce end-users’ demand, push higher total primary energy use and related carbon dioxide emissions, and modestly increase consumer expenditures for gas and the electricity it generates, according to a recent report from the US Energy Information Administration.

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