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California lawmakers pass in-state gas system methane emissions bill

Aug 28, 2014

The California Senate passed a bill aimed at curbing methane emissions from intrastate natural gas pipelines and local distribution systems. SB 1371, which was approved by 23 to 11 votes on Aug. 27, passed the state’s Assembly a day earlier by 57 to 20 votes. It now heads to the desk of Gov. Jerry Brown (D) for final action.

ExxonMobil Pipeline settles charges from 2012 Louisiana spill

Aug 27, 2014

Exxon Pipeline Co. agreed to pay more than $1.4 million to resolve federal charges that a 2012 spill from the company’s North Line near Torbert, La., violated the Clean Water Act, the US Department of Justice and Environmental Protection Agency jointly announced.

Canada’s NEB to hear Aboriginal viewpoint on Trans Mountain expansion

Aug 22, 2014

Canada’s National Energy Board will hear the viewpoint of Aboriginal groups on the Trans Mountain expansion project on Aug. 25 in Edmonton, the first of four scheduled hearings through Nov. 28.

Plains All American to build Cushing-to-Memphis pipeline

Aug 22, 2014

Plains All American Pipeline LP (PAA) plans to construct a 440-mile, 20-in. crude oil pipeline that will carry as much as 200,000 b/d of sweet crude from the Plains Cushing, Okla., terminal to Valero’s Memphis Refinery. The project is expected to cost $900 million and be completed in late 2016.

Companies plan to connect Pioneer Rail terminal, Bakken gathering line

Aug 19, 2014

Dakota Plains Holdings Inc., Wayzata, Minn., and Hiland Partners LP unit Hiland Crude LLC reported signing an interconnection agreement that will link Dakota Plains’ Pioneer Rail terminal in New Town, ND, with Hiland’s Market Center gathering system crude oil pipeline network.

EnLink to continue Utica expansion with 45-mile condensate pipeline

Aug 18, 2014

EnLink Midstream Partners LP and EnLink Midstream LLC, affiliates of EnLink Midstream, plan to build a 45-mile, 8-in. condensate pipeline and six natural gas compression and condensate stabilization facilities in the Ohio River Valley at a total cost of more than $250 million.

EIA: China to increase natural gas consumption, investment

Aug 18, 2014

China more than tripled natural gas production since 2003, producing 3.8 tcf in 2012, and the government is targeting production to reach about 5.5 tcf/year of gas by the end of 2015, according to a recent analysis from the US Energy Information Administration.

Eustream to begin testing Slovak gas line to Ukraine

Aug 14, 2014

Eustream Slovak Gas TSO will begin testing phase for the 10-billion cu m/year Vojany–Uzhorod natural gas pipeline Aug. 16. Eustream is upgrading the previously idle line to return it to service for shipment of gas from the European Union to Ukraine.

PennEast to build $1-billion Marcellus pipeline

Aug 12, 2014

PennEast Pipeline Co. LLC plans to construct a $1-billion, 100-mile pipeline extending from Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania to Transco’s Trenton-Woodbury interconnection in New Jersey.

Columbia to build Marcellus-Utica gas pipeline

Aug 12, 2014

Columbia Gas Transmission (CGT), part of NiSource Inc.’s Columbia Pipeline Group, will build a 160-mile natural gas pipeline, Leach XPress, in Ohio and West Virginia, supporting gas supply development in western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia, and eastern Ohio.

KMI executes $71-billion consolidation purchase

Aug 11, 2014

Kinder Morgan Inc. (KMI), Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMEP), Kinder Morgan Management LLC (KMR), and El Paso Pipeline Partners LP reported that KMI will acquire all of the outstanding equity securities of KMEP, KMR and El Paso, creating a single publicly traded security, KMI. The total purchase price of the transaction was $71 billion: $40 billion KMI equity, $4 billion cash, and $27 billion assumed debt.

AMP acquires additional midstream assets in Eagle Ford

Aug 8, 2014

American Midstream Partners LP (AMP) has opted to use, and has received approval of, its right-of-first-offer to acquire the Gonzales County, Tex., full-well-stream gathering system from an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC for total consideration not to exceed $110 million. The deal is expected to close late this year or in early 2015.

United Refining, Enbridge to upgrade Line 10 crude oil pipeline

Aug 8, 2014

United Refining Co. has entered into a maintenance and upgrade agreement with Enbridge regarding Line 10, a 74,000-b/d pipeline owned by Enbridge Pipelines Inc. and Enbridge Energy LP transporting crude oil from Canada to URC’s Kiantone Pipeline in West Seneca, NY, serving its 70,000 b/d refinery in Warren, Pa.

Blueknight to build Eaglebine-Woodbine crude oil pipeline

Aug 8, 2014

Blueknight Energy Partners LP (BKEP) will build a 160-mile, 16-in. OD pipeline linking the East Texas Eaglebine-Woodbine crude oil play to Oiltanking Houston’s crude oil and product terminal on the Houston Ship Channel, owned and operated by Oiltanking Partners LP. The Knight Warrior project is backed by long-term shipper commitments, including with a joint venture of Vitol, which also owns 50% of BKEP’s general partner, and SEI Energy LLC.

India, Pakistan negotiating gas trade

Aug 6, 2014

Exports of natural gas from India to Pakistan are under negotiation, according to the Indian minister of state in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

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