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Watching Government: Greece and energy in Europe

Nov 24, 2014

Amid growing energy supply geopolitics, Greece is a stable anchor within a rapidly destabilizing region, Yannis Maniatis, its Environment, Energy, and Climate Change Minister, said on Nov. 3.

Navitas to build Eaglebine natural gas gathering pipeline

Nov 20, 2014

Navitas Midstream Partners LLC, The Woodlands, Tex., will build the La Bahia natural gas gathering system, including a 20-in. OD pipeline extending from the northern end of the Eagle Ford shale (Eaglebine) in Brazos County, Tex., to a 120-MMcfd cryogenic processing plant the company is building in Grimes County, Tex. Navitas expects the plant to enter service in mid-2015.

Hiland launches open season for Double H system

Nov 20, 2014

Hiland Crude LLC has launched an open season to solicit shipper commitments to expanded capacity of the company’s Double H crude oil transportation system, a 488-mile pipeline under construction.

Freeport LNG nears construction phase

Nov 19, 2014

Freeport LNG Expansion LP expects later this month to close on financing and begin construction on the first two trains of its natural gas liquefaction and LNG export facility on Quintana Island near Freeport, Tex.

Woodside releases draft EIS for Browse LNG project

Nov 19, 2014

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has released its draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for the proposed Browse LNG project offshore Western Australia.

Senate debates, then barely rejects, Keystone XL approval bill

Nov 19, 2014

The US Senate finally debated a bill authorizing construction of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline on Nov. 18 before rejecting the measure by a single vote. Republicans vowed to bring the measure back once they assume majority control in January.

ETP, Regency plan Permian-to-Mont Belvieu NGL pipeline

Nov 18, 2014

Energy Transfer Partners LP and Regency Energy Partners LP, both of Dallas, reported that their joint venture, Lone Star NGL LLC, has received board approval to construct a 533-mile, 24- and 30-in. natural gas liquids pipeline from the Permian basin to Mont Belvieu, Tex.

EPA finalizes methane emissions control rule, proposes another

Nov 18, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency issued a final regulation aimed at improving the clarity and consistency of oil and gas data submitted to its greenhouse-gas reporting program (GHGRP). It also proposed a rule that would add emissions reporting for sources that the program does not cover currently to its Subpart W.

ANGA president calls for sharper focus on gas transportation issues

Nov 17, 2014

America’s Natural Gas Alliance Pres. Martin J. Durbin called for a stronger focus on transportation as he outlined issues that the US gas industry faces following the 2014 midterm elections and heading into 2015.

EIA: OPEC's anticipated inaction brings uncertainty to oil price forecast

Nov 17, 2014

Brent crude oil prices fell to $84/bbl at the end of October from $95/bbl at the beginning of the month.

Better transportation seen as key to North American energy promise

Nov 16, 2014

Significant transportation improvements will be essential for North America to fully realize its dramatically brighter oil and gas future, speakers agreed during a Nov. 6 discussion at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.

DOE permits LNG exports to non-FTA countries from Freeport terminal

Nov 14, 2014

The US Department of Energy authorized LNG exports to countries not having a free-trade agreement with the US from Freeport LNG Expansion LP and FLNG Liquefaction LLC’s Quintana Island terminal and liquefaction plant in Texas.

Members decry motivation as House passes Cassidy’s Keystone XL bill

Nov 14, 2014

Members from both parties criticized the measure’s motivation as the US House approved US Rep. Bill Cassidy’s (R-La.) bill to expedite federal approval of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project. The measure passed by 252 to 161 votes as 31 Democrats joined Republicans in support of the action.

Company incorporated for TAPI gas pipeline

Nov 14, 2014

GAIL (India) Ltd. reported the establishment of a company that will build, own, and operate the 1,800-km Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline.

Santos group releases draft EIS for Gladstone LNG expansion

Nov 14, 2014

A group led by Santos Ltd. Has released a draft environmental impact statement (EIS) for a proposed expansion of a gas field development that would be used to feed the Gladstone LNG project on Curtis Island in Queensland.

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