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Two-phase expanders manage feed-gas changes

Mar 3, 2014

Modification in 2003-04 of Polish Oil & Gas Co.'s (PGNiG) nitrogen rejection unit (NRU) at its natural gas and helium plant in Odolanow addressed a feed-gas composition that differed from the one for which the plant was originally designed in the 1970s.

API continuing to address rail safety concerns, Gerard says

Mar 3, 2014

The US oil and gas industry continues to work with the federal government and railway industry to improve transportation of crude oil by rail, American Petroleum Institute Pres. Jack N. Gerard said.

Gas to play key role in curbing China's pollution, official says

Mar 3, 2014

China plans to develop more domestic natural gas supplies, including some from unconventional sources, and increase its gas imports to reduce its reliance on coal and address its air pollution problems, the energy division leader in the country's Institute of World Economics and Policy said.

Woodside signs LNG supply deal with Korea Gas

Feb 28, 2014

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has signed a sales and purchase agreement with Korea Gas Corp. for a maximum supply of 2.2 million tonnes of LNG during 3 years from its 4.3 million tonne/year Pluto LNG plant on the Burrup Peninsula near Karratha in Western Australia.

Senators ask Kerry to study Keystone XL health impacts

Feb 26, 2014

US Senate Energy and Public Works Committee Chair Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) and committee member Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) jointly asked US Sec. of State John F. Kerry to fully examine potential health impacts before making a decision on the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.

DOT emergency order covers Bakken crude transportation by rail

Feb 26, 2014

The US Department of Transportation issued an emergency order requiring shippers to test Bakken crude oil to ensure it is properly classified before being transported by rail. The Feb. 25 order also prohibits transportation of crude in the lowest-strength packing group.

Crude exports would reduce US gasoline prices, RFF paper suggests

Feb 24, 2014

US crude oil exports would lead to more efficient use of the country's refineries, resulting in more gasoline and lower prices, a Resources for the Future issue brief concluded.

TransCanada sees no Keystone XL delay from Nebraska court’s ruling

Feb 24, 2014

TransCanada Corp. does not expect a Nebraska court’s decision to affect the US Department of State’s consideration of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project’s cross-border permit application, the Calgary company said.

Excelerate files FERC application for Lavaca Bay LNG project

Feb 24, 2014

Excelerate Energy, The Woodlands, Tex., has filed a formal application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission requesting authorization to construct, own, and operate a floating LNG (FLNG) export facility to be built south of Point Comfort, Tex.

Medallion to build Wolfcamp Connector crude pipeline

Feb 21, 2014

Medallion Pipeline Co. LLC, a subsidiary of Medallion Midstream LLC, reported the successful closing of the binding open season for its proposed crude oil pipeline, the Wolfcamp Connector, as well as its southward extension, the Reagan Gathering Extension, and will build both systems.

Cabot secures Transco natural gas pipeline space, sales to WGL

Feb 21, 2014

Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. executed a 500-MMcfd gas sale and purchase agreement with a subsidiary of WGL Holdings and a binding precedent agreement with Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) for a new pipeline with committed takeaway capacity from Cabot's acreage in Susquehanna County, Pa.

API continuing to address rail safety concerns, Gerard says

Feb 20, 2014

The US oil and gas industry continues to work with the federal government and railway industry to improve transportation of crude oil by rail, American Petroleum Institute President Jack N. Gerard said.

Keystone XL statute unconstitutional, Nebraska court rules

Feb 20, 2014

Legislation authorizing Nebraska Gov. Dave Heineman (R) to approve a route for the proposed Keystone XL crude pipeline is unconstitutional under state law, a district court in the state ruled on Feb. 19.

NGPL tests interest in Gulf Coast mainline expansion

Feb 19, 2014

Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America LLC (NGPL) launched a 14-day non-binding open season to gauge interest in the potential 750-MMcfd incremental expansion of its Gulf Coast mainline system from the Rockies Express Pipeline (REX) interconnection at Moultrie, Ill., to points south.

Genesis to build new liquids import-export terminal in Baton Rouge

Feb 18, 2014

Genesis Energy LP plans to build a new crude oil, intermediates, and refined products import-export terminal in Baton Rouge, La.

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