Transportation news briefs, July 9

Shell International Trading & Shipping ... Brunei Gas Carriers ... Seven Seas Petroleum ... Express Pipeline Partnership ... Conoco ... Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline

Shell International Trading & Shipping Co. Ltd. will manage Brunei Gas Carriers' Abadi liquefied natural gas vessel, which will be delivered in July 2002. It is the eighth vessel Shell will manage for Brunei. Abadi will trade between Brunei and Japan or South Korea.

Seven Seas Petroleum Inc., Houston, completed the 40-mile Guaduas-La Dorada pipeline in Colombia. The line is transporting 2,800 b/d of oil from the Guaduas oil field to a connection with a trunk line.

Express Pipeline Partnership, a wholly owned affiliate of Alberta Energy Co. Ltd., added a terminal and connection to Conoco Inc.'s Glacier oil pipeline in Montana. Express said the connection provides Billings-area refineries with more crude from Alberta.

The Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline LLC (M&NP) Point Tupper lateral is now in service. The 60-km line supplies gas to Point Tupper, NS. It will serve the Sable fractionation plant, StoraEnsom, and CGC Inc. in Point Tupper.

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