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Transco files to expand Mobile Bay gas lateral

Jul 23, 2013

Williams Partners LP’s Transco natural gas pipeline has filed an application with the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission to expand a compressor station and provide additional firm transportation capacity to the US Southeast by second-quarter 2015.

Lukoil opens bidding for North Caspian gas pipeline

Jul 22, 2013

OAO Lukoil is accepting bids for construction of its North Caspian-region Artesian-OOO Stavrolen natural gas pipeline. The 263.3-km, 28-in. OD pipeline will carry 8 billion cu m/year. Lukoil expects it to enter service May 2015.

TransCanada: Keystone XL’s greenhouse gas impacts would be minimal

Jul 18, 2013

Greenhouse gas emissions from the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline would be minimal, TransCanada Corp., the project’s sponsor, reiterated in a letter to the US Department of State. The 3-7 million tonnes of additional emissions represents 0.06-0.1% of the 2011 national GHG inventory and would have an unmeasurable climate impact, it said.

MAPL receives Rockies NGL expansion approval

Jul 10, 2013

Enterprise Mid America Pipeline (MAPL) has received approval from the US Bureau of Land Management to construct the 234-mile Western Expansion Pipeline III (WEP III) natural gas liquids project.

SPDC JV debunks false claims on TNP oil spill, fire

Jul 9, 2013

Shell Petroleum Development Co. of Nigeria Ltd. (SPDC) said it has repaired the valve point and removed six other theft connections in efforts to operate the Trans Niger Pipeline safely despite sabotage and oil theft activities that led to a June fire and explosion on the system.

Shell takes FIDs for Niger Delta projects after pipeline explosion

Jun 23, 2013

Shell Petroleum Development Co. of Nigeria Ltd. (SPDC), operator of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC)/SPDC joint venture (SPDC JV), reported that the group has taken final investment decisions for the Trans Niger Pipeline loop-line (TNPL) and the Gbaran-Ubie Phase Two projects. Both are in Nigeria’s eastern Niger Delta.

CNOOC resumes normal operations at Zhuhai gas terminal

Jun 20, 2013

CNOOC Ltd. has restored normal operations on the subsea natural gas pipeline serving the Zhuhai terminal, which leaked in December 2011 (OGJ Online, Dec. 19, 2011). The Zhuhai terminal is also now operating normally.

XTO starts western Pennsylvania NGL recovery

Jun 19, 2013

ExxonMobil Corp. unit XTO Energy Inc. has placed its natural gas liquids recovery plant in Butler County, Pa., into service. The 125-MMcfd Butler plant is XTO’s first in the Appalachia region, sits on 340 acres, and includes 40 miles of connecting pipeline.

Koch to hold Bakken-to-Illinois crude pipeline open season

Jun 18, 2013

Koch Pipeline Co. LP is holding the first phase of an open season for its 250,000-b/d Dakota Express Pipeline to transport Bakken crude oil from western North Dakota to Hartford and Patoka, Ill.

Two pipeline crude leaks reported in Canada

Jun 14, 2013

The National Energy Board of Canada responded to pipeline releases of crude oil in Ontario on June 11 and in British Columbia on June 13.

US, Arkansas file joint complaint against ExxonMobil for oil leak

Jun 14, 2013

The US and State of Arkansas filed a joint civil lawsuit in federal court against two ExxonMobil Corp. subsidiaries stemming from a Mar. 29 rupture of their Pegasus pipeline that leaked heavy crude oil into a Mayflower, Ark., neighborhood and nearby waterways.

Hoover starts Delaware basin midstream units

Jun 12, 2013

Hoover Energy Partners LP, Houston, and an affiliate, Pecos River Pipeline I LP, reported start-up of a compressor station, gas pipeline, and separation plant and plans to build a fractionation plant in the Delaware basin of Texas.

Williams lets contract for Texas Gulf Coast olefins, NGL pipeline

Jun 11, 2013

Williams, Tulsa, has let a contract to Wood Group Mustang for the survey, engineering, design, and program management of its Purity Pipeline projects, encompassing the conversion and construction of more than 300 miles of NGL and olefins pipelines along the Texas Gulf Coast.

Millennium expands capacity with Minisink compressor station

Jun 5, 2013

Millennium Pipeline Co.’s Minisink compressor station went online June 1 following May 15 approval by the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission of Millennium’s request for Authorization to Commence Service.

EPP to move diluent from Mont Belvieu to Chicago

Jun 5, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) will proceed with development of a project to transport diluent-quality natural gasoline from its Mont Belvieu, Tex., liquids storage complex via its 20-in. OD TE Products Pipeline to several potential Chicago-area delivery points.

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