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US Not Immune from Saudi Oil Export Disruption
(Wednesday, June 19, 2013) Despite growth in US tight oil production, a disruption of Saudi Arabian oil will still impact the United States.
Tesoro to Divest Hawaii Refinery
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) The buyer, Par Petroleum, plans to operate the assets as an integrated refining, logistics and retail system.
Natural Gas Line Blast Rocks Rural Louisiana Area
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) A natural gas transmission line exploded early Tuesday in a rural Louisiana community about 70 miles north of New Orleans, knocking out power and causing area residents to be evacuated, local authorities said.
Enbridge Calls for Creation of Spill Fund
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) Enbridge has rejected the national energy regulator's demand to have almost $1-billion in liability coverage set aside for the Northern Gateway project, and is calling for the creation of an industry-bankrolled oil release cleanup fund.
Nymex Crude Settles at Nine-Month High Ahead of Fed Move
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) Crude-oil futures settles at a nine-month high, rallying in anticipation that the Federal Open Market Committee will keep stimulus efforts unchanged.
Dakota Plains Hits Funding Milestone for Pioneer Terminal Expansion
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) An affiliate of World Fuel Services, the parent company of Dakota Plains' joint venture partner in New Town, North Dakota, is providing a term loan with up to $20 million in available funds toward the Pioneer Terminal expansion project.
MRC Global Wins PVF Contract from Celanese
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) MRC Global Inc. has been awarded a global contract to supply and distribute pipe, valve and fitting (PVF) needs for Celanese Corporation.
OPINION: Projects Like Line 9 Reversal Benefit Ontario Workers, Economy
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) In today's world, the success and sustainability of a national or local economy depends largely on its ability to adapt to changing circumstances.
CSU Leads Study on Methane Emissions from Transmission and Storage Systems
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) Colorado State University researchers are leading a national field study to quantify methane emissions associated with the transmission and storage sector.
FERC Strips Certificates from Pipe to Planned LNG Port
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) FERC vacated certificates and authorizations it issued to Freeport-McMoRan Energy LLC in 2006 that would have allowed the company to build an onshore natural gas pipeline to help link a proposed deepwater LNG port facility to an Ala. pipeline hub.
Crude-Oil Ends Near Flat as Traders Eye Mideast Risks
(Monday, June 17, 2013) US crude-oil futures settle slightly lower, holding close to 4-month highs, as traders gauge whether the involvement of world powers in the Syrian conflict will disrupt oil supplies.
Spectra Urged by Activist Investor to Review Options for Canadian Unit, DCP
(Monday, June 17, 2013) Spectra Energy Corp.'s plans to drop down its remaining U.S. transmission and storage assets to Spectra Energy Partners don't go far enough, according to activist investor Sandell Asset Management.
U.S., EU Agree to Start Talks on Free-Trade Agreement
(Monday, June 17, 2013) The U.S. and the European Union on Monday said they would start talks to build a free-trade agreement to boost growth and create jobs across the Atlantic--a deal that officials hope will strengthen the world's biggest two-way economic relationship.
DOE to Move Forward on LNG Export Applications
(Monday, June 17, 2013) U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz said he "absolutely" expects to have final decisions before the end of the year on some of the 16 pending applications to export natural gas to countries that don't have free-trade agreements with the United States.
Some Albertans Turn to NRDC for Pipeline Safety Information
(Monday, June 17, 2013) Some Albertans have turned to a vocal U.S. environmental group for information on pipeline safety they say they can't get from their own government.
MDU: Greenfield Refinery Construction Well Underway
(Monday, June 17, 2013) MDU Resources announced Monday that construction of the Dakota Prairie Refinery project is on track with initial site grading substantially complete.
Sempra Considers Making Bid for Mexican Gas Pipeline Project
(Friday, June 14, 2013) Sempra officials said the company is looking at new projects in Mexico, including a possible bid on a 460-mile natural gas pipeline that Pemex is fast-tracking.
API Urges Obama Administration to End Ethanol Mandate Now
(Friday, June 14, 2013) API Friday called on the Obama administration to use its waiver authority to lower what it considers an unsafe ethanol mandate immediately before it hurts consumers, damages vehicles, and delivers a severe blow to America’s economy.
Constitution Seeks Approval for New Gas Pipeline from Marcellus
(Friday, June 14, 2013) The estimated $683 million, 122-mile pipeline would carry natural gas from Williams Partners' gathering system in Susquehanna County, Pa., to the Iroquois Gas Transmission and Tennessee Gas Pipeline systems in Schoharie County, N.Y.
Williams Confirms One Fatality in La. Plant Explosion
(Friday, June 14, 2013) Williams confirmed that one person died in an explosion and fire Thursday morning at its Geismar, La. facility. Company officials met with the victim’s family Thursday at their home.