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Infrastructure critical, Deloitte’s US oil and gas chief says

May 14, 2014

Significant challenges exist to creating the necessary transportation systems for the US to fully realize its significant oil and gas potential, according to John England, who leads Deloitte LLP’s US oil and gas practice.

Pembina advances third fractionator project at Redwater complex

May 13, 2014

Pembina Pipeline Corp. has reached binding commercial agreements to proceed with constructing a 55,000 b/d propane-plus fractionator (RFS III) at its Redwater fractionation and storage complex, along with a high-vapor pressure (HVP) pipeline lateral that will extend the gathering potential of its Brazeau pipeline in the Willesden Green area of south-central Alberta.

Santos Gladstone LNG project reaches another milestone

May 13, 2014

The Santos Ltd.-operated Gladstone LNG project has passed another milestone with the final section of the coal seam gas supply transmission pipeline now laid through a tunnel underneath Gladstone harbor to the LNG plant site on Curtis Island.

Senators to Obama: Exercise restraint on LNG exports

May 13, 2014

A bipartisan group of 22 US senators, led by Energy and Natural Resources Committee member Debbie Stabenow (D-Mich.) and Foreign Relations Committee member Edward J. Markey (D-Mass.), urged US President Barack Obama to consider possible impacts on American manufacturing and families that rely on natural gas for heat when looking to approve new LNG export facilities.

South Stream expects first gas from Russia to Bulgaria in late 2015

May 12, 2014

Pipelay for South Stream Line 2 will begin in mid-2015, with first natural gas flow from Line 1 following later that year. Trond Gjedrem, materials manager for South Stream Transport BV, made these remarks May 12 at the Pipeline Technology Conference in Berlin, despite the European Parliament having voted last month that South Stream should not be built.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline takes onshore step

May 12, 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) has issued a prequalification notice with the European Union for an engineering, procurement, and construction contract covering onshore work in Greece and Albania.

DOS official: Ukraine event in 2009 prepared West for 2014 faceoff

May 12, 2014

Russia's decision to curtail gas supplies to Ukraine—and ultimately, Europe—in January 2009 helped lay the foundation for more effective US and European responses to a similar showdown more than 5 years later, a US Department of State official said on Apr. 28.

Azerbaijan looks beyond energy successes for economic growth

May 12, 2014

Azerbaijan's growing economy undoubtedly benefits from its oil and gas developments, but the country also has laid a strong foundation to move into other sectors that deserves closer attention, participants at a two-day conference agreed.

Watching Government: Politicizing LNG exports

May 12, 2014

Let's not beat around the bush: Exporting more LNG has become as hot of a US political issue as the Keystone XL crude oil pipeline's cross-border permit application.

US DOT issues Bakken crude rail transport emergency order

May 8, 2014

The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an emergency order requiring all railroads operating trains containing large amounts of Bakken crude oil to notify State Emergency Response Commissions (SERC) about the operation of these trains through their states.

KMEP to expand carbon dioxide systems in Colorado, New Mexico

May 7, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMEP) reported it will invest $671 million to expand its carbon dioxide infrastructure in southwestern Colorado and New Mexico.

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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