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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Oral Final Arguments for Northern Gateway to Start Next Week
(Wednesday, June 12, 2013) The Joint Review Panel conducting the review of the proposed Enbridge Northern Gateway Project will begin oral final argument in Terrace, British Columbia, on Monday.
Moscow, Brussels to Continue Talks on Germany's OPAL Pipeline
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Moscow and Brussels will continue negotiations of the status of Germany's OPAL gas pipeline on June 24, the Russian ministry of energy said in a release on Tuesday after another round of talks.
Sudan Appears to Back Off in Feud with South Sudan
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Sudan's information minister has said that a shutdown of a pipeline carrying South Sudan's oil ordered by the Sudanese president, Omar Hassan al-Bashir, is "reversible."
Alberta Premier Steps Up West-East Pipeline Advocacy
(Monday, June 10, 2013) Alberta Premier Alison Redford stepped up her efforts to promote a proposal to ship oil to Canada's East Coast.
Chinese Consortium Gets Concession for Nicaragua Canal
(Friday, June 07, 2013) The project includes a conventional canal, a rail line as well as two airports and an oil pipeline to move petroleum from the Caribbean to the Pacific.
At Shippers' Request, Hilcorp Puts Forth Plans to Integrate Cook Inlet Gas
(Friday, June 07, 2013) Hilcorp Energy Co. is weighing the possibility of better integrating its Cook Inlet, Alaska, natural gas pipelines, hoping to minimize the expensive inefficiencies of a hodgepodge system, Edmund Jaroch, Hilcorp pipeline manager, said recently.
Proposed West-East Pipeline Directs Investment Spotlight to Atlantic Canada
(Friday, June 07, 2013) A think-tank says Newfoundland and Labrador leads the pack in major project investment in Atlantic Canada as the estimated value of energy and mining developments continues to rise.
Pipeline Would Bring Bakken Natural Gas to Minnesota
(Thursday, June 06, 2013) A North Dakota company is proposing a pipeline that could carry to Minnesota more than a quarter of the Bakken's growing natural gas production in 2016.