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More processing, pipelines on tap for US shale plays

May 7, 2014

Shale development in the US continues to spawn support infrastructure.

Cedigaz: Global gas market growth slowed in 2013

May 6, 2014

Global natural gas consumption rose by just 1.3% in 2013, down from an average of 2.8%/year in the previous decade, according to a recent report from Cedigaz, the international natural gas association based near Paris.

MGT withdraws FERC application for gas line lateral project

May 6, 2014

Midwestern Gas Transmission Co., a subsidiary of Oneok Partners LP, reported it has withdrawn its application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to enter into the pre-filing process for the proposed development of a 15-mile natural gas pipeline lateral in Ohio and Muhlenberg Counties in Kentucky.

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May 5, 2014

International news for oil and gas professionals

Interconnected ironies

May 5, 2014

New international responses to expansionism by Russia and China, coupled with an interestingly timed pipeline announcement, highlight the often ironic interconnectedness of modern energy relations.

Australia emerging as top LNG supplier

May 5, 2014

Australia will be a key player in the global trade in natural gas for several decades, at least. This influence is based on projects already operating or under construction and does not rely on speculation regarding possible future project development.

EIA: US petroleum product exports increased in 2013

May 5, 2014

US petroleum product exports in 2013 averaged 3.5 million b/d, up 10% from levels in 2012, according to the US Energy Information Administration. In December 2013, US exports of petroleum products reached 4.3 million b/d, the first time to exceed 4 million b/d in a single month.

NEB grants export licenses for two LNG projects

May 2, 2014

Canada’s National Energy Board has approved applications for 25-year natural gas export licenses for two proposed LNG export projects.

NTSB begins investigation of Virginia crude train derailment

May 2, 2014

The National Transportation Safety Board took charge of the investigation into the Apr. 30 derailment of a train carrying crude oil in Lynchburg, Va., but it will be months before conclusions are reached and recommendations are issued, the investigator-in-charge said.

Sen. Hoeven submits updated Keystone XL approval bill

May 1, 2014

US Sen. John Hoeven (R-ND) submitted a fresh bill that would bypass the White House and congressionally approve the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit.

Sasol lets contract for ethane storage in Louisiana

May 1, 2014

Sasol Ltd.-owned Sasol Chemicals (USA) LLC has let a contract to Boardwalk Pipeline Partners LP (BPP) subsidiary Boardwalk Louisiana Midstream LLC (BLM) to provide long-term ethane and ethylene storage and transportation services to support Sasol’s proposed integrated ethane cracker and downstream derivatives complex near Westlake, La.

Magnolia LNG files formal FERC application

May 1, 2014

Magnolia LNG LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Liquefied Natural Gas Ltd., Perth, has filed an application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission seeking authorization for the siting, construction, ownership, and operation of the proposed Magnolia LNG project along the Calcasieu River, near Lake Charles, La.

Train carrying crude derails, catches fire in Virginia

Apr 30, 2014

A train carrying crude oil derailed Apr. 30 in Lynchburg, Va., setting 3 cars on fire, CSX Transportation announced. The fire was quickly extinguished and no injuries were reported, although some businesses and residents nearby were evacuated, it said.

Ramones II Sur natural gas pipeline lets construction to Fluor

Apr 30, 2014

TAG Pipelines Sur S de RL de CV let a contract to ICA Flour, a joint venture of Fluor Corp. and Empresas ICA SAB de CV, to build the 1.42 bcfd Ramones II Sur Gas Pipeline through San Luis Potosí, Queretaro, and Guanajuato states in Mexico.

FERC releases final EIS for Cameron LNG project

Apr 30, 2014

The US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Apr. 30 released its final environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Cameron Liquefaction Project, proposed by Cameron LNG LLC and Cameron Interstate Pipeline, concluding that construction and operation would result in some adverse environmental impacts.

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