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No major environmental impact from Keystone XL, DOS says

Feb 1, 2014

The proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s construction and operation would not have significant environmental impacts, the US Department of State said in its long-awaited final supplemental environmental impact statement for the 1,700-mile project.

WBI launches Dakota natural gas pipeline open season

Jan 30, 2014

WBI Energy Inc., a subsidiary of MDU Resources Group Inc., has launched an open season for its planned 375-mile Dakota natural gas pipeline running from western North Dakota to northwestern Minnesota.

Pipe supply contracts signed for South Stream offshore section

Jan 30, 2014

OAO Gazprom said contracts have been signed to supply 75,000 12-m pipes for the first gas pipeline of South Stream Transport’s offshore section.

Southcross starts construction on new Eagle Ford pipeline

Jan 30, 2014

Southcross Energy Partners LP has begun construction on the $125 million, 300-MMcfd Webb pipeline in the rich gas area of the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas.

Blue Racer signs midstream agreements; Natrium II done in March

Jan 27, 2014

Blue Racer Midstream LLC, a joint venture of Dominion Resources and Caiman Energy II LLC, entered into long-term agreements with Utica shale natural gas producers to provide comprehensive, integrated midstream services from liquids-rich acreage in Monroe, Noble, Guernsey, Belmont, Harrison, and Carroll counties, Ohio.

NEB responds to Manitoba gas pipeline explosion

Jan 27, 2014

Canada’s National Energy Board (NEB) responded to a pipeline incident that occurred Jan. 25 in an isolated area near the town of Otterburne, 25 km south of Winnipeg, Manitoba, on a sweet natural gas pipeline owned and operated by TransCanada Pipeline Inc. (TCPL).

US Senate Republicans press Obama for Keystone XL decision

Jan 24, 2014

Republican members of the US Senate asked US President Barack Obama for a decision on the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline’s cross-border permit in the days leading up to the president’s State of the Union address on Jan. 28.

Keystone XL not the only US-Canada dispute

Jan 24, 2014

The long-delayed approval of the Keystone XL pipeline border crossing isn’t the only source of friction between the US and Canada, reports a study by the Fraser Institute, Vancouver.

Phillips 66 to execute HSC Cross-Channel Connector

Jan 24, 2014

Phillips 66 Pipeline LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Phillips 66, will advance its 180,000-b/d Cross-Channel Connector refined product pipeline project, expanding transportation capacity across the Houston Ship Channel.

TransCanada begins Gulf Coast Project crude shipments

Jan 22, 2014

TransCanada Corp. has begun crude oil shipments between Cushing, Okla., and Nederland, Tex., on its Gulf Coast Project pipeline. The 36-in. OD, 485-mile pipeline has an initial design capacity of 700,000 b/d, expandable to 830,000 b/d.

Enbridge suffers leak on Alberta Clipper crude pipeline

Jan 20, 2014

Enbridge Inc. shut down and isolated a section of its 450,000-b/d Line 67 (Alberta Clipper) crude oil pipeline south of Regina, Sask., Jan. 19 after a 125-bbl release from piping within the Rowatt pumping station.

W. Australia gas line to link Dampier-Bunbury trunkline

Jan 16, 2014

A $178 million (Aus.) natural gas pipeline is planned in Western Australia to connect the main Dampier-Bunbury trunkline with the Solomon Power Station in the Pilbara region.

TAPI pipeline framework being prepared on ‘fast-track’ basis

Jan 15, 2014

The framework for the TAPI pipeline project is being prepared on a “fast-track basis” with officials of the four stakeholder nations: Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India, according to India’s petroleum and natural gas minister.

PHMSA issues safety alert on Bakken crude flammability

Jan 13, 2014

The US Department of Transportation's Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued a safety alert to shippers and carriers, emergency responders, and the general public that Bakken crude should be handled carefully because it may be more flammable than other grades.

Anadarko to move Eagle Ford production on KMCC-Double Eagle

Dec 26, 2013

Anadarko Petroleum Corp. has signed a long-term agreement with Kinder Morgan Crude & Condensate LLC and Double Eagle Pipeline LLC, a 50/50-joint venture of Magellan Midstream Partners LP and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP, to transport Anadarko’s Eagle Ford shale production from Gardendale, Tex., in LaSalle County, to the Houston Ship Channel via the KMCC Pipeline.

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