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House Keystone XL hearing reveals growing depth of disagreement

Apr 10, 2013

A hearing on US Rep. Lee Terry’s (R-Neb.) bill to congressionally authorize construction of the final portion of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline revealed how wide the gap has grown between the viewpoints of the project’s proponents and opponents.

Oneok completes Bakken, Mont Belvieu NGL projects

Apr 10, 2013

Oneok Partners LP has completed three projects that are part of its previously announced growth program through 2015.

CenterPoint to gather XTO Bakken crude production

Apr 9, 2013

CenterPoint Energy Bakken Crude Services LLC (CEBCS), an indirect, wholly owned subsidiary of CenterPoint Energy Inc., has entered into a long-term agreement with XTO Energy Inc., a subsidiary of ExxonMobil Corp, to gather XTO’s crude oil production through a new crude oil gathering and transportation pipeline system in North Dakota's Bakken formation.

Alberta premier wants full, reasoned debate on Keystone XL

Apr 9, 2013

Alberta Premier Alison Redford called for a full, reasoned discussion about the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline as the US Department of State reviews the project’s revised cross-border permit application.

Kinder Morgan pursues Permian-to-California crude pipeline

Apr 9, 2013

Kinder Morgan Freedom Pipeline LLC, a subsidiary of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, is holding a binding open season to determine industry interest in the development of an oil pipeline to transport crude oil from the Permian basin of West Texas to the refining complexes of northern and southern California.

CNPC, KazMunayGas eye pipeline expansion

Apr 8, 2013

China National Petroleum Corp. and KazMunayGas have signed an agreement on principles of an expansion of the pipeline that carries crude oil from Atasu in western Kazakhstan to a PetroChina Co. Ltd. refinery at Dushanzi, China.

MOU signed for Yamal-Europe 2 gas pipeline

Apr 5, 2013

Gazprom and EuRoPol Gaz have signed a memorandum of understanding stipulating that the proposed Yamal-Europe 2 natural gas pipeline would transit Poland en route to Slovakia and Hungary.

Putin, Gazprom chief discuss major Russian export lines

Apr 4, 2013

Alexey Miller, chairman of Gazprom’s management committee, met with Russian President Vladimir Putin to discuss pipeline exports of Russian natural gas. Miller updated Putin on the Nord Stream and South Stream lines, while Putin tasked Miller with developing the Yamal II pipeline and a gas branch to the Kaliningrad region.

Shah Deniz gas pipeline moving ahead, BP official says

Apr 3, 2013

A 1,300-mile pipeline that would transport Azerbaijan offshore natural gas to Turkey and Europe, effectively expanding a southern corridor for Caspian Basin gas, is moving forward, a BP PLC official said.

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.

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