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Pembina to expand recently completed Resthaven plant

Oct 10, 2014

Pembina Pipeline Corp., Calgary, has entered into commercial agreements to proceed with a $170-million expansion of the company's recently completed 200-MMcfd Resthaven facility. The company also will build, own, and operate a new gas gathering pipeline that will deliver gas into the facility.

Gassco takes operatorship of Valemon gas pipeline

Oct 9, 2014

Norway’s Gassco AS has taken over operatorship of the 177-km, 22-in. Valemon rich gas pipeline following approval of a pressure test.

Midla to replace 1920s-era natural gas pipeline

Oct 9, 2014

American Midstream Midla LLC (Midla), a subsidiary of American Midstream Partners LP (AMP), agreed with its customers that Midla may retire an existing 1920s-era pipeline and replace its existing natural gas service with a 12-in. OD line from Winnsboro, La., to Natchez, Miss.

Cedigaz: Worldwide gas storage capacity up 5%

Oct 9, 2014

Worldwide working gas capacity totaled 399 billion cu m (bcm) on Jan. 1, representing 5% growth over the previous year, according to Cedigaz’s latest Worlwide Underground Gas Storage (UGS) database.

Vector Pipeline floats doubling capacity, bidirectional flow

Oct 8, 2014

Vector Pipeline LP is holding a binding open season to secure shipper interest in adding as much as 650,000 MMcfd to its natural gas pipeline system.

Louisiana LNG lets FEED contract to Bechtel for export site

Oct 8, 2014

Louisiana LNG Energy LLC (LLNG) selected Bechtel Corp. to provide front-end engineering and design for a 2-million tonne/year liquefaction plant and LNG export terminal in Louisiana, south of New Orleans near Mile Marker 46 on the east bank of the Mississippi River.

FERC issues final EIS for Cheniere’s Corpus Christi LNG project

Oct 8, 2014

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has issued a final environmental impact statement (EIS) for Cheniere Energy Inc.’s proposed Corpus Christi LNG project. It said approval of the proposed project, with mitigation measures the EIS recommends, would ensure impacts in the area would be avoided or minimized, and not be significant.

Arrow Energy gas pipeline gets environmental nod

Oct 8, 2014

Arrow Energy Ltd. has received environmental approval from the Australian government for construction of its proposed 4,500-km Arrow Bowen project gas pipeline to link its coal seam gas (CSG) fields in the Bowen basin of Queensland to Gladstone on the central-east coast.

Industry report documents US oil pipeline growth during 2013

Oct 8, 2014

Total US crude oil pipeline mileage increased 6% and deliveries rose 11.3% during 2013, data compiled by the Association of Oil Pipe Lines and the American Petroleum Institute showed.

Williams CEO details regulatory hurdles, growth strategy

Oct 7, 2014

Crude oil and natural gas pipeline systems in the US are growing at a very rapid pace as new infrastructure is introduced in an effort to optimize utilization of shale resources. Williams Cos., Tulsa, is an active participant in this growth. Pres. and Chief Executive Officer Alan Armstrong talked with Oil & Gas Journal regarding regulation’s role in this process and Williams’s growth plans during the International Pipeline Conference last week in Calgary.

Planned LNG plants must consider potential permit modifications

Oct 6, 2014

Although the US Department of Energy (DOE) has so far not modified an LNG import or export permit after issuing it, it is not explicitly prohibited from doing so and the risk of future modification of DOE permits must be carefully analyzed and addressed in contract documents regarding LNG plants and terminals.

Regulations: lead or pay

Oct 6, 2014

The US Government Accountability Office Sept. 22 called on the Department of Transportation to consider making new oil and gas transportation rules as production outpaces both pipeline construction and regulations.

Gathering-line scrutiny

Oct 6, 2014

The US Department of Transportation is taking actions to improve rail safety requirements for crude oil transportation, Government Accountability Office investigators found during a recent inquiry.

US crude exports aren't simply a 'yes-no' issue, law firm forum told

Oct 6, 2014

The question of whether the US should remove restrictions on crude oil exports is so complex that it has moved beyond a simple "yes-no" issue, speakers agreed during a Sept. 23 discussion hosted by Washington law firm Arent Fox LLP.

Reworked LNG export policy should consider longer term, speaker says

Oct 6, 2014

The US should consider how a reformed LNG exports policy could help facilitate a longer-term transition to renewable and alternative energy sources, a former US Department of State official suggested.

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