Oil & Gas Pipeline News

Crude-by-rail safety standards call for better tank cars, reduced speeds

Oct 21, 2014 The US Department of Transportation has proposed new rules for transporting crude by rail that are designed to lessen the frequency and consequences of train accidents by reducing the speed of trai...

Crude oil pipeline growth, revenues surge; construction costs mount

Sep 1, 2014 US pipeline operators continued to expand their systems rapidly in 2013. Investment in oil pipeline carrier property surged last year, rising roughly $14 billion to more than double the values seen...

Gas agreement seen firming China-Russia energy ties

Nov 25, 2014 A Nov. 9 framework agreement for another large gas-supply deal between OAO Gazprom and China National Petroleum Corp. remains far from concluded but “reinforces the notion of a growing relationship...

Plains All American to expand Cactus pipeline takeaway capacity

Nov 25, 2014 Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) plans to provide additional pumps to increase the takeaway capacity of the Cactus pipeline in response to higher regional production forecasts and shipper dema...

Southcross completes acquisition of Eagle Ford pipeline system

Nov 24, 2014

Southcross Energy Partners LP, Dallas, has completed its acquisition of a natural gas gathering system in McMullen County, Tex.

Open season launched for Nederland-to-St. James crude oil pipeline

Nov 24, 2014 Phillips 66, Houston, and Energy Transfer Partners LP, Dallas, launched a binding open season to assess interest in committed service under local tariffs for crude oil pipeline transportation origi...

Navitas to build Eaglebine natural gas gathering pipeline

Nov 20, 2014 Navitas Midstream Partners LLC, The Woodlands, Tex., will build the La Bahia natural gas gathering system, including a 20-in. OD pipeline extending from the northern end of the Eagle Ford shale (Ea...

Hiland launches open season for Double H system

Nov 20, 2014 Hiland Crude LLC has launched an open season to solicit shipper commitments to expanded capacity of the company’s Double H crude oil transportation system, a 488-mile pipeline under construction.

Senate debates, then barely rejects, Keystone XL approval bill

Nov 19, 2014 The US Senate finally debated a bill authorizing construction of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline on Nov. 18 before rejecting the measure by a single vote. Republicans vowed to bring the...

ETP, Regency plan Permian-to-Mont Belvieu NGL pipeline

Nov 18, 2014 Energy Transfer Partners LP and Regency Energy Partners LP, both of Dallas, reported that their joint venture, Lone Star NGL LLC, has received board approval to construct a 533-mile, 24- and 30-in....

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