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Imperial Oil to Convert Nova Scotia Refinery to Terminal Operations
(Wednesday, June 19, 2013) An Imperial Oil spokesman said it was "too early" to say if any jobs would be lost.
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.
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.
Calif. Firm Secures Patent for CNG, Hydrogen Tank Tech
(Wednesday, June 12, 2013) The company contends that its technology could enable more widespread commercialization of natural gas and hydrogen fuel cell vehicles.
Sinopec's Trading and Logistics Arm Aims to Own Assets in Global Push
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Sinopec Kantons, a crude oil trading and logistics arm of China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec), says it will selectively acquire and build its own fuel storage facilities internationally.
Kinder Morgan Launches Resources Unit within Terminals Business
(Monday, June 10, 2013) Kinder Morgan Energy Partners Monday announced that it is initiating a new business of owning, leasing and acquiring natural resource reserves within its Terminals business segment to pursue non-operating investments.
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.
Kinder Morgan Unveils BOSTCO Terminal Expansion Plans
(Thursday, June 06, 2013) Kinder Morgan Energy Partners, L.P. Wednesday announced a 900,000-barrel expansion at the 185-acre Battleground Oil Specialty Terminal Company, LLC (BOSTCO) currently under construction on the Houston Ship Channel.
VOA: Turkish Company Supplies Diesel to Syria
(Wednesday, June 05, 2013) Turkey has become an unlikely new source of vital diesel for the Syrian government, according to shipping documents and sources.
Nigerian Navy: Oil Thieves Now Convert Trawlers to Tankers
(Tuesday, June 04, 2013) The Nigerian Navy said crude oil thieves in the Niger Delta region have devised new tactics of converting fishing trawlers into oil tankers for illegal lifting of crude oil along waterways of the region with a view to evading arrest.
Enterprise Unveils Plans for Texas Refined Products Export Facilities
(Thursday, May 30, 2013) Enterprise Products Partners L.P. Thursday announced the partnership is developing two refined products export facilities to meet the growing demand for additional refined products export capability on the United States Gulf Coast.
Arctic Canada Community Targets Gasoline-Sniffing Problem
(Thursday, May 30, 2013) A young boy's death has inspired a remote Arctic community to adopt a unique response to the problem of gas-sniffing.
FERC Denies Further Extension for Colo. Gas Storage Project
(Thursday, May 30, 2013) FERC grew impatient with the lack of progress on an approved natural gas storage project in Colorado and declined to give Windy Hill Gas Storage LLC another extension.
Tanker with Pakistani Sailors Hijacked Offshore Nigeria
(Wednesday, May 29, 2013) Pirates hijacked a fuel tanker off the coast of Nigeria's oil-rich delta, taking Pakistani and Nigerian sailors hostage in the latest attack targeting the region, private security officials.
Weak Storage Market Risks Supply Insecurity, Closures Across Europe
(Wednesday, May 29, 2013) Low gas storage stock levels across Europe could endanger supply security this winter, while poor demand for storage capacity could force facility closures, infrastructure operators have warned.
DOE Official: Industry Losing Sight of CCS Tech Advances
(Friday, May 24, 2013) The setbacks and hurdles confronting carbon capture and storage, though significant, have obscured the vast gains that the industry has made that are deserving of broader recognition, an official with the U.S. Department of Energy said May 14.
Pipelines' Struggles Drive Trend to Oil by Rail
(Thursday, May 23, 2013) Canadian and Asian energy companies have begun looking to move oil to the West Coast by rail as new pipeline projects struggle against broad opposition.
Iraq's Trade Bank to Participate in Building $12B Jordan Pipeline
(Wednesday, May 22, 2013) State-run Trade Bank of Iraq will participate in building the country's first oil export pipeline in decades, which will make the country less dependent on Persian Gulf export terminals, its president and chairman said Wednesday.
Could Philadelphia Become 'Cushing East'?
(Friday, May 17, 2013) A crude-by-rail terminal under development near Philadelphia could become an East Coast oil trading hub.
Saskatchewan Premier Pitches Carbon Capture Tech to U.S.
(Wednesday, May 15, 2013) Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall says the province has game-changing carbon capture technology and he's trying to sell the idea to the world. Wall spoke Tuesday at an annual carbon capture conference in Pittsburgh.