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KMEP plans additional expansion to KMCC pipeline

Aug 5, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMEP) has entered into a long-term transportation agreement with Republic Midstream Marketing LLC to build an interconnect and other facilities for the Kinder Morgan Crude & Condensate (KMCC) pipeline.

KMEP launches open season for Palmetto project

Aug 4, 2014

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP (KMEP) has launched a binding open season to solicit commitments for the proposed $1-billion, 167,000 b/d Palmetto project that would move gasoline, diesel, and ethanol from Louisiana and Mississippi to South Carolina, Georgia, and Florida.

Relative velocity factor advances internal tee erosion prediction

Aug 4, 2014

Development of a relative velocity factor comparing inlet flow rates of gas pipeline tees can predict the maximum erosion position inside the tee.

Post-construction infield lining rehabs subsea pipelines

Aug 4, 2014

Petronas Carigali (PCSB) owns and operates an extensive network of subsea pipelines off Malaysia in the South China Sea.

IG's office recommends EPA begin regulating LDC methane emissions

Aug 4, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency, which does not regulate methane emissions from natural gas local distribution companies (LDC), should start working with the US Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to address the problem, EPA's inspector general's office said in a July 25 report.

Transco’s Garden State natural gas expansion fully contracted

Aug 1, 2014

Williams Partners LP’s wholly owned subsidiary Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Co. LLC (Transco) has fully contracted its Garden State Expansion project designed to deliver 180 MMcfd of additional natural gas for local distribution to Hurricane Sandy-affected local gas distribution along the New Jersey coast.

EPP expands HSC ethane export agreements

Jul 31, 2014

Enterprise Products Partners LP (EPP) executed an additional long-term contract to provide ethane storage, transportation, refrigeration, and loading services from its 10,000-bbl/hr loading capacity ethane export terminal under construction at its Morgan’s Point site on the Houston Ship Channel. With the new agreement, EPP said it has long-term commitments for about 85% of the terminal’s capacity.

DOE unveils initiative to curb methane emissions from US gas systems

Jul 31, 2014

The US Department of Energy announced an initiative to reduce methane emissions from natural gas systems nationwide following a series of roundtables with stakeholders. The measures are part of the Obama administration’s larger methane emissions reduction strategy to fight causes of global climate change, DOE said.

Hess looks to form Bakken midstream MLP

Jul 30, 2014

Hess Corp. reported that it will pursue the formation and initial public offering of a midstream master limited partnership (MLP) that would support the company’s production growth in the Bakken shale.

IG’s office recommends EPA begin regulating LDC methane emissions

Jul 28, 2014

The US Environmental Protection Agency, which does not regulate methane emissions from natural gas local distribution companies (LDC), should start working with the US Pipeline & Hazardous Materials Safety Administration to address the problem, EPA’s inspector general’s office said in a July 25 report.

Gazprom Neft says deliveries forthcoming from Badra to Iraq’s main line

Jul 25, 2014

JSC Gazprom Neft reports that oil production from Badra field will soon be flowing into Iraq’s main pipeline system and then to the Basra export terminal.

Turkey approves environmental assessment for South Stream

Jul 25, 2014

OAO Gazprom reported that Turkey has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) for the South Stream gas pipeline in the Black Sea.

TransCanada gets Alberta go-ahead to build Northern Courier bitumen, diluent line

Jul 24, 2014

TransCanada Corp. has received the Alberta Energy Regulator’s approval to build and operate the Northern Courier Pipeline Project. The company plans to begin building the pipeline later this quarter to meet a 2017 in-service date.

Tallgrass secures right to acquire Pony Express interest for $600 million

Jul 22, 2014

Tallgrass Energy Partners LP (TEP) has been offered the right to purchase 33.3% interest in Tallgrass Pony Express Pipeline LLC by Tallgrass Development LP for $600 million.

Alaska LNG project partners file export application with DOE

Jul 21, 2014

Partners in the Alaska LNG project marked another milestone after reporting the filing of an application with the US Department of Energy for the export of as much as 20 million tonnes/year of LNG for 30 years to countries that have existing free-trade agreements with the US, as well as to non-FTA countries.

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