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New Russia-Turkey gas pipeline route approved

Jan 28, 2015

OAO Gazprom reported selection of a route for a gas pipeline across the Black Sea from Russia to Turkey.

PHMSA outlines community steps to reduce pipeline incident risks

Jan 27, 2015

The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration released a guide to best practices for communities to reduce risks from pipeline incidents, including those caused by natural hazards.

Knight Warrior Eaglebine-Woodbine crude pipeline advances

Jan 27, 2015

Knight Warrior LLC has reached agreements to build its 160-mile, 100,000-b/d pipeline linking the East Texas Eaglebine-Woodbine crude oil play to Houston refining and export markets. Knight Warrior awarded Hatch Mott MacDonald LLC the project’s engineering and design contract, with Contract Land Staff LLC performing land management and Apex Titan environmental services.

ETP, Regency to merge in $18-billion deal

Jan 26, 2015

Energy Transfer Partners LP (ETP) and Regency Energy Partners have agreed to merge in a unit-for-unit transaction, plus a one-time cash payment to Regency unit holders, valued at $18 billion, including the assumption of net debt and other liabilities of $6.8 billion.

State of the formula

Jan 26, 2015

President Barack Obama addressed more about oil and gas than he seemed to in his State of the Union speech Jan. 20. The president boasted about "booming energy production," falling reliance on foreign oil, and recently low gasoline prices.

SOTU: Obama barely mentions energy, emphasizes climate change

Jan 26, 2015

US President Barack Obama briefly mentioned energy in his 2015 State of the Union address as he outlined economic improvements since the 2008-09 recession.

Conoco's Lance calls for repeal of US crude oil export ban

Jan 26, 2015

The US crude export ban that was imposed in 1975 should be repealed 40 years later to ensure the US oil and gas renaissance continues, ConocoPhillips Chief Executive Officer Ryan Lance said.

Watching Government: The methane emissions problem

Jan 26, 2015

It was only fair. The White House said a bill approving the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline's construction would get a chilly reception if it reached President Barack Obama's desk.

OGJ Newsletter

Jan 26, 2015

International news for oil and gas professionals

Americans warm up to gas

Jan 26, 2015

As you pick up the latest edition of OGJ after another volatile day in oil and gas, collapse into your favorite chair that's stationed next to your natural gas-fueled fireplace, and take in the latest industry news, you can take solace in the fact that it won't cost you an arm and a leg to stay warm this winter.

Gazprom’s Baltic LNG project to be built in Ust-Luga

Jan 23, 2015

OAO Gazprom has determined that its 10-million-ton Baltic LNG plant will be built near the seaport of Ust-Luga, Leningrad Oblast, Russia. The project is now preparing for the investment stage.

Senate votes to recommend closing Keystone XL tax loophole

Jan 23, 2015

The US Senate voted to recommend that the House originate legislation that would make heavy crude oil moving through the proposed Keystone XL pipeline subject to the excise tax on other transported crudes that goes into the federal Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund.

EPP to add 50,000 b/d of capacity to Panola NGL pipeline

Jan 22, 2015

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) will expand its Panola Pipeline Co. LLC NGL pipeline system, having received sufficient shipper interest to do so. The 181-mile system extends from Carthage, Tex., to Mont Belvieu, Tex., where it delivers to multiple destinations, including EPP’s Mt. Belvieu fractionation complex.

US House passes natural gas pipeline permitting reform bill

Jan 22, 2015

The US House of Representatives approved a bill aimed at reforming federal natural gas pipeline permit reviews by establishing stricter deadlines for other agencies to submit information to the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.

Kinder Morgan to acquire Hiland Partners for $3 billion

Jan 22, 2015

Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI) has agreed to acquire Hiland Partners from founder Harold Hamm and certain Hamm family trusts for $3 billion, including the assumption of debt. The deal is expected to close in the first quarter.

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