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PHMSA, Arkansas attorney general act after ExxonMobil pipeline leak

Apr 3, 2013

The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a corrective action order on Apr. 2 preventing ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. (EMP) from restarting operations on a leaking Arkansas crude oil pipeline until satisfactory repairs have been made and immediate safety concerns have been addressed.

TransCanada starts open season for east-bound crude shipments

Apr 2, 2013

TransCanada Corp. will hold a binding open season to obtain firm commitments for a pipeline to transport crude oil from Western Canada to delivery points in the Montreal and Quebec City, Que., and Saint John, NB, areas.

ExxonMobil Pipeline addressing Arkansas crude oil spill

Apr 1, 2013

ExxonMobil Pipeline Co.’s 20-in. OD, 848-mile Pegasus crude oil pipeline ruptured Mar. 29 near Mayflower, Ark., about 25 miles northwest of Little Rock. The pipeline has been shut in and crews are working to contain the spill.

PHMSA proposes ExxonMobil pay $1.7 million fine for pipeline leak

Mar 26, 2013

The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration proposed ExxonMobil Pipeline Co. pay a $1.7 million fine because of a July 2011 failure of its Silvertip crude oil pipeline across the Yellowstone River near Laurel, Mont.

PHMSA issues CAO to Chevron Pipe Line for products leak in Utah

Mar 26, 2013

The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration issued a corrective action order on Mar. 22 outlining steps Chevron Pipe Line Co. must take in response to a leak 4 days earlier in its products pipeline near Willard, Utah.

Gassco lets contract for Emden gas terminal

Mar 20, 2013

Gassco of Norway has let an engineering, procurement, and construction contract to Linde Engineering Dresden GMBH for a replacement natural gas terminal in Emden, Germany.

Lanzhou-Chengdu pipeline complete in China

Mar 19, 2013

China National Petroleum Corp. reported completion of an 880-km crude oil pipeline between Lanzhou, in Gansu Province, and Chengdu, in Sichuan Province, China.

BLM seeks comments on EOG's proposed Natural Buttes liquids system

Mar 19, 2013

The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment of EOG Resources Inc.’s proposed liquids gathering system at the independent producer’s Natural Buttes natural gas leases in eastern Utah.

USCG: LPG being flared from pipeline south of New Orleans

Mar 18, 2013

Crude oil has been removed from a barge that was under tow when it collided Mar. 12 with a liquefied petroleum gas pipeline near Bayou Perot 30 miles south of New Orleans, the US Coast Guard said.

Senate follows House with Keystone XL jump-start bill

Mar 15, 2013

US Sens. John Hoeven (R-ND) and Max Baucus (D-Mont.) said they will introduce legislation to bypass the White House and federally approve the proposed Keystone crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit. Their Mar. 14 announcement came a week after House Energy and Commerce Committee members released a similar proposal (OGJ Online Mar. 11, 2013).

India's gas pipeline mileage set to double

Mar 15, 2013

Projects in various stages of implementation will more than double the length of India’s natural gas pipeline system, according to the minister of petroleum and natural gas.

USCG responds to tug, LPG pipeline fire south of New Orleans

Mar 14, 2013

A tug and barge collided with a liquefied petroleum gas pipeline near Bayou Perot in Lafourche Parish, 30 miles south of New Orleans on Mar. 12, resulting in a fire involving the barge and the pipeline.

Iran-Pakistan gas line groundbreaking held

Mar 13, 2013

Government leaders have held a ceremonial groundbreaking for the long-planned pipeline to carry natural gas from Iran to Pakistan (OGJ Online, Aug. 25, 2009).

EPP plans Gulf Coast ethane system

Mar 13, 2013

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) said shipper commitments support development of a 270-mile pipeline header system for delivery of ethane to US Gulf Coast petrochemical plants from the company’s storage complex at Mont Belvieu, Tex.

House members offer proposal to jump-start Keystone XL approval

Mar 11, 2013

US House Energy and Commerce Committee members released a discussion draft of legislation designed to jump-start approval of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline project.

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