||Aramco, Dow Petrochemical JV Secures $10.5 Bln Bank Facilities
(Monday, June 17, 2013) The $19.3 billion petrochemical joint venture between Saudi Aramco and Dow Chemical has signed loan facilities worth $10.5 billion for its Jubail chemical plant.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||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.
||Spain Faces Flaring After Low Demand for LNG
(Tuesday, June 18, 2013) Spain's natural gas TSO and its energy regulator are seeking to reduce the amount of boil-off gas flared in the country.
||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.