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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.

Construction begins on Cove Point LNG export project

Oct 30, 2014

Dominion Cove Point LNG LP has started construction on the Cove Point LNG export project on Chesapeake Bay near Lusby, Md., a month after the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission authorized building the facility.

TransCanada files Energy East application

Oct 30, 2014

TransCanada Corp. has filed a formal project application with Canada’s National Energy Board for the Energy East Pipeline, which is to carry as much as 1.1 million b/d of crude oil from Alberta and Saskatchewan to refineries and terminals in eastern Canada.

Western Gas to acquire Delaware basin midstream operator

Oct 29, 2014

Western Gas Partners LP will acquire Nuevo Midstream LLC for $15 billion in cash, Nuevo Midstream and its private equity backer EnCap Flatrock Midstream have reported.

Energy Transfer, Phillips 66 in pipeline JVs

Oct 29, 2014

Energy Transfer Equity LP, Energy Transfer Partners LP, and Phillips 66 have formed joint ventures to develop two crude oil pipelines that together will connect the Bakken/Three Forks play in North Dakota with the US Gulf Coast.

Oneok to acquire Permian NGL assets for $800 million

Oct 27, 2014

Oneok Partners LP, Tulsa, has agreed to acquire NGL pipelines and related assets in the Permian basin from affiliates of Chevron Corp. for $800 million. The deal is expected to close in the fourth quarter.

NBP launches open season for Bakken Header Supply Lateral project

Oct 27, 2014

Northern Border Pipeline Co. (NBP), Houston, launched a month-long nonbinding open season to gauge shipper interest in a pipeline project to transport natural gas from the Bakken area of North Dakota into the NBP system.

Constitution gas pipeline gets environmental nod from FERC

Oct 27, 2014

Constitution Pipeline Co. LLC has received a final environmental review from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which clears the way for construction of the proposed 124-mile, 30-in. Constitution natural gas system from supply areas in northeast Pennsylvania to existing transmission pipelines in Schoharie County, NY.

GAO sees differing crude, product price impacts with more exports

Oct 27, 2014

Removing US crude oil export restrictions would likely increase crude prices and decrease consumer fuel prices, the Government Accountability Office said in a recent report.

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