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...

Western Gas to acquire Delaware basin midstream operator

Oct 29, 2014

Western Gas Partners LP will acquire Nuevo Midstream LLC for $15 billion in cash, Nuevo Midstream and its private equity backer EnCap Flatrock Midstream have reported.

Energy Transfer, Phillips 66 in pipeline JVs

Oct 29, 2014 Energy Transfer Equity LP, Energy Transfer Partners LP, and Phillips 66 have formed joint ventures to develop two crude oil pipelines that together will connect the Bakken/Three Forks play in North...

Oneok to acquire Permian NGL assets for $800 million

Oct 27, 2014 Oneok Partners LP, Tulsa, has agreed to acquire NGL pipelines and related assets in the Permian basin from affiliates of Chevron Corp. for $800 million. The deal is expected to close in the fourth ...

NBP launches open season for Bakken Header Supply Lateral project

Oct 27, 2014 Northern Border Pipeline Co. (NBP), Houston, launched a month-long nonbinding open season to gauge shipper interest in a pipeline project to transport natural gas from the Bakken area of North Dako...

Constitution gas pipeline gets environmental nod from FERC

Oct 27, 2014 Constitution Pipeline Co. LLC has received a final environmental review from the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, which clears the way for construction of the proposed 124-mile, 30-in. Cons...

TransCanada issued EAC for Coastal GasLink project

Oct 27, 2014

TransCanada Corp. reported that the British Columbian Environmental Assessment Office has issued an environmental assessment certificate (EAC) for the Coastal GasLink pipeline project.

Williams Partners, Access Midstream Partners to merge

Oct 27, 2014 Williams Partners LP and Access Midstream Partners LP, both owned by Williams Cos., Tulsa, have agreed to merge. Williams in June purchased the remaining 50% general partner interest that it didn’t...

EIA: US crude oil exports, re-exports climb

Oct 23, 2014 According to the latest data from the US Census Bureau, US exports of crude oil reached 401,000 b/d in July—the highest level in 57 years and the second-highest monthly export volume for the US Ene...

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US NGL Exports, the second in a trilogy of webcasts focusing on the broad topic of US Hydrocarbon Exports. Will the US ethylene industry be able t...
Oct 17, 2014
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As a result of recent rulingsby the US Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the ability to export “stabilized crude” now exist...
Sep 19, 2014
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