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TransCanada issued EAC for Coastal GasLink project

Oct 27, 2014

TransCanada Corp. reported that the British Columbian Environmental Assessment Office has issued an environmental assessment certificate (EAC) for the Coastal GasLink pipeline project.

Williams Partners, Access Midstream Partners to merge

Oct 27, 2014

Williams Partners LP and Access Midstream Partners LP, both owned by Williams Cos., Tulsa, have agreed to merge. Williams in June purchased the remaining 50% general partner interest that it didn’t previously hold in Access Midstream, giving way to the merger proposal.

EIA: US crude oil exports, re-exports climb

Oct 23, 2014

According to the latest data from the US Census Bureau, US exports of crude oil reached 401,000 b/d in July—the highest level in 57 years and the second-highest monthly export volume for the US Energy Information Administration’s records dating back to 1920.

Crude-by-rail safety standards call for better tank cars, reduced speeds

Oct 21, 2014

The US Department of Transportation has proposed new rules for transporting crude by rail that are designed to lessen the frequency and consequences of train accidents by reducing the speed of trains, improving tank car standards, and setting more-robust testing and classification guidelines for crude cargoes.

Tesoro to acquire QEP Field Services for $2.5 billion

Oct 20, 2014

Tesoro Corp. affiliate Tesoro Logistics LP has agreed to acquire QEP Resources Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary QEP Field Services LLC (QEPFS), including its 58% partnership interests in QEP Midstream Partners LP for $2.5 billion.

National Fuel Gas chief executive becomes INGAA's 2014-15 chairman

Oct 20, 2014

National Fuel Gas Co. Chief Executive Officer Ronald J. Tanski was elected as chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America for a 1-year term during the trade association's annual board meeting on Oct. 10.

Central Petroleum joins Australia gas pipeline push

Oct 17, 2014

Central Petroleum Ltd., Brisbane, has jumped on the bandwagon associated with the recent proposals to build a Northern Territory-to-Moomba gas pipeline to link stranded natural gas fields in the Northern Territory to markets in eastern Australia.

NuStar-PMI venture to move US LPG, products to Mexico

Oct 16, 2014

NuStar Energy LP and PMI, an affiliate of Petroleos Mexicanos (Pemex), signed a letter of intent for a proposed joint venture to develop LPG and refined products pipeline systems from the US into northern Mexico.

TAP issues EPC tender invitation for onshore pipeline sections

Oct 15, 2014

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has issued an invitation to tender (ITT) on engineering, procurement, and construction contract, which may be split into further contracts depending on the offering bids, for its onshore portion. The ITT follows the prequalification process for onshore pipeline construction companies launched earlier this year.

ARM unit to build Bakken-Three Forks crude gathering system

Oct 15, 2014

Asset Risk Management’s wholly owned subsidiary ARM Midstream plans to build a crude oil gathering system in the Bakken shale and underlying Three Forks formation.

AMP acquires Costar Midstream for $470 million

Oct 15, 2014

American Midstream Partners LP (AMP), Denver, has acquired Costar Midstream LLC from Energy Spectrum Partners VI LP and Costar management for $470 million. The deal closed Oct. 14.

TGP concludes open season for South System line, starts one for Lone Star project

Oct 15, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP subsidiary Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co. LLC (TGP) completed a successful binding open season for its South System flexibility project for 500,000 dth/day of north-to-south natural gas transportation capacity on its system.

Contract let for TAPI gas pipeline feasibility study

Oct 14, 2014

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has awarded a contract to Penspen Ltd., London, to conduct a technical feasibility study for the proposed 1,820-km, 56-in. OD pipeline from Turkmenistan’s 16-trillion cu m Galkynysh gas field, to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India (TAPI).

Northeast Australia gas line link contemplated

Oct 14, 2014

The Northern Territory government has put its weight behind a proposal to build an Alice Springs-to-Moomba natural gas pipeline. This would link the Northern Territory fields with the Moomba hub in South Australia that already has connections to Queensland, New South Wales, and (indirectly) Victoria.

Santos coal seam gas pipeline gets first gas

Oct 14, 2014

The Santos Ltd.-led Gladstone LNG project in Queensland has introduced natural gas from its Surat-Bowen basin coal seam gas fields into the 420 km pipeline linking them to the LNG plant on Curtis Island for the first time.

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