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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.
Iroquois Files with FERC for Wright Interconnect
(Friday, June 14, 2013) Iroquois Gas Transmission System, L.P. announced Friday that it has filed an application with FERC for a Certificate of Public Convenience and Necessity to construct its Wright Interconnect Project.
Oil Jumps to Four-Month High as Concerns Over Syria Escalate
(Friday, June 14, 2013) Crude-oil futures settle at a four-month high, lifted by fears that US intervention in Syria will stoke further conflict in the oil-rich Middle East.
Minister Gives Measured Support as TransCanada Pipeline Deadline Looms
(Friday, June 14, 2013) The latest move to drain a deepening pool of oil building up in western Canada takes another step forward on Monday.
Imperial Open to Collaboration with Other British Columbia LNG Players
(Friday, June 14, 2013) Imperial Oil is open to working with other players in British Columbia's burgeoning liquefied natural gas scene if it leads to a better project, CEO Rich Kruger said Thursday.
Canadian Regulator Waives Oil-Sands Enforcement Penalties
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) A recent report from Alberta's Energy Resources Conservation Board may complicate efforts to win U.S. approval for the Keystone XL pipeline.
Williams Reports Explosion at La. Olefins Plant
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) Thursday at approximately 8:37 a.m. local time, an explosion occurred within the Williams Geismar olefins plant near Baton Rouge, La.
Explosion Rocks Louisiana Chemical Plant
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) An explosion ripped through a Williams Cos. (WMB) chemical plant in Geismar, La., Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring nearly 50 others, officials said.
Nymex Crude Rallies to 3-Week High as Equities Climb
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) Crude-oil futures settle at a three-week high in a late-session rally, amid a rally in the equity market and encouraging data on the US economy.
Arkansas, US Sue ExxonMobil Over March Pipeline Oil Spill
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) Arkansas and federal officials file a lawsuit against ExxonMobil for allegedly violating pollution laws following the March rupture of an oil pipeline in the state.
COMMENTARY: Have Calif. Refiners Wasted an Oil Pipeline Opportunity?
(Thursday, June 13, 2013) In time it may be inevitable that California refineries regret their decision that shelved Kinder Morgan's Freedom pipeline proposal.