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MarkWest West Virginia NGL line back in service by mid-October

Sep 30, 2013

MarkWest Energy Partners LP continues to work on repairing an NGL pipeline it owns and operates in a remote area of northern Wetzel County, W.Va., and expects to return both it and its 320-MMcfd Mobley I and II gas processing plants to service in mid-October.

Spectra Energy to add up to 7.3-bcfd pipeline capacity by 2017

Sep 26, 2013

Spectra Energy has more than 3.3 bcfd of US natural gas pipeline expansions under way, with another 4 bcfd of capacity in development.

PHMSA awards pipeline safety research grants to universities

Sep 26, 2013

Eight US universities will receive $792,685 for oil and gas pipeline safety research, the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration announced.

NARUC releases updated compendium of state pipeline safety rules

Sep 23, 2013

US states have implemented nearly 210 new pipeline safety regulations in the last 2 years, the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) said in an updated compendium of such requirements.

Plains, EPP to expand Eagle Ford crude pipeline

Sep 19, 2013

Plains All American Pipeline LP and Enterprise Products Partners LP have agreed to expand their 50-50 Eagle Ford joint venture crude oil pipeline.

Keystone XL advocates, foes mark permit request’s fifth anniversary

Sep 19, 2013

Supporters and opponents of the proposed Keystone XL crude oil pipeline marked the fifth anniversary of the project’s application for a cross-border permit from the US Department of State with statements, hearings, and protests.

Point Thomson condensate pipeline completion near

Sep 17, 2013

ExxonMobil Corp. said it expects work to be completed this winter on a pipeline that will carry condensate from the Point Thomson Unit on Alaska’s North Slope to the Trans-Alaska Pipeline System (TAPS).

Pieces moving into place for Azerbaijan-to-Europe gas pipeline

Sep 16, 2013

Prospects for completing a natural gas pipeline from Azerbaijan to Europe improved significantly in June when the Shah Deniz consortium selected the Trans-Adriatic Pipeline (TAP) proposal as the project’s final link, experts at a Sept. 13 Jamestown Foundation forum agreed.

PHMSA to propose rail tank car safety improvements

Sep 16, 2013

The US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is considering steps to improve rail tank car safety requirements and will accept public comments on the proposals for 60 days, it said in an advanced notice of proposed rulemaking.

US crude logistics straining despite transport reconfiguration

Sep 13, 2013

Despite a reconfiguration of crude-oil transportation, growing production from unconventional resources still strains logistics in North America as it reshapes crude pricing and refinery operations, according to Deutsche Bank Securities Inc.

Spectra ups contract volumes on Express Alberta-to-Wyoming crude line

Sep 11, 2013

Spectra Energy Corp and Spectra Energy Partners reached new long-term agreements for shipments on the Express crude oil pipeline between Hardisty, Alta., and Casper, Wyo.

Leaders commission section of Kazakhstan-China Gas Pipeline

Sep 10, 2013

Chinese President Xi Jinping and Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev held a commissioning ceremony Sept. 7 in Astana for the first section of Phase II of the Kazakhstan-China Gas Pipeline.

Asia Gas Pipeline lets contract for Kazakhstan compression

Sep 10, 2013

Asia Gas Pipeline LLP (AGP) has let a contract to Rolls-Royce for the supply of 12 RB211 gas-turbine driven pipeline compressor units for four compressor stations along Kazakhstan’s 1,115-km Line C Gas Pipeline, part of the 1,833-km Central Asia-China Gas Pipeline network.

Canada ready to match US GHG reduction goals, Oliver says

Sep 9, 2013

Canada is prepared to coordinate meeting greenhouse gas reduction targets with the US, particularly from conventional and unconventional oil and gas production, Natural Resources Minister Joe Oliver said following a meeting with US Sec. of Energy Ernest J. Moniz.

Trans Adriatic Pipeline begins land easement, acquisition

Sep 9, 2013

Trans Adriatic Pipeline AG (TAP) has started its land easement and acquisition activities for the 870-km TAP system through Albania, Greece, and Italy.

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