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Is the Propane 'Shortage' Really a Shortage?
(Friday, March 07, 2014) If propane production is up in the United States, why did some regions have to contend with tighter supplies this winter?
Exec Skeptical About Effectiveness of DOT Tank Car Order
(Friday, March 07, 2014) Recent action on crude-by-rail by the US Department of Transportation is "ludicrous," opines Breitling Energy CEO Chris Faulkner.
Canada Reports Crude Oil As Explosive As Gas
(Friday, March 07, 2014) The crude oil that exploded during a fatal derailment in Quebec last year that killed 47 people had characteristics similar to that of unleaded gasoline, a highly flammable liquid, Canada's transportation safety agency said Thursday.
Oil Rises On Solid Gain In US Hiring
(Friday, March 07, 2014) The price of oil creeps up to near $102 a barrel after a solid increase in US employment and a decline in the dollar.
Energy Transfer Partners Plans Bakken Pipeline
(Friday, March 07, 2014) Energy Transfer Partners on Friday announced plans to build a pipeline that would transport oil from the Bakken shale in North Dakota to multiple refineries in the Midwest and Gulf Coast regions.
Shell Says Ho-Ho Pipeline Shut After Leak in Texas
(Friday, March 07, 2014) Royal Dutch Shell on Friday said construction crew members punctured its Houston-to-Houma (Ho-Ho) pipeline near Port Neches, Texas, on Thursday afternoon, releasing 364 barrels of crude oil.
Petronas Secures Indian Partners for Canadian LNG Plan
(Friday, March 07, 2014) Petronas' plan to build an LNG terminal on Canada's Pacific coast edged closer to reality on Friday.
Feds Detail Tests for Crude Moved by Rail
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) Federal regulators offered more details on testing requirements for oil transported by rail on Thursday and warned companies against skirting the rules.
House Backs Bill to Block EPA Power Plant Rule
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) A measure sponsored by Rep. Ed Whitfield, R-Ky., would require the Environmental Protection Agency to set carbon emissions standards based on technology that has been in use for at least a year.
U.S. Senator Launches Bill to Go Slow on LNG Exports Despite Ukraine
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) U.S. Senator Edward Markey introduced a bill on Thursday to make the Obama administration's approval of LNG exports more complicated, saying expedited permits will not help Ukraine and Europe manage Russia's control of fuel supply.
Moniz Open on Talks for Amending LNG Export Process
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) US Secretary of Energy Ernst Moniz says he will "welcome consultation" with US Congress on altering the LNG export approval process to address geopolitical needs such as the Ukrainian crisis.
FERC Upholds Rates on Seaway Pipeline
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) The U.S. federal energy regulator ruled in favor of Seaway Crude Oil Pipeline Company LLC last week after it upheld rates the company had negotiated with committed shippers for space on its Oklahoma-to-Texas pipeline.
Brent, US Oil Rise As Ukraine Risks Return
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) US oil rises after falling to near 3-week lows as traders reconsider the geopolitical risk posed by worsening diplomatic relations over Russia's intervention in Crimea.
Williams Transco to Finish Louisiana Natgas Pipeline Work March 11
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) Williams Companies Inc's Transcontinental Gas Pipeline Co (Transco) said on Wednesday it expects to complete planned maintenance on its Central Louisiana Lateral natural gas pipeline near Kaplan, Louisiana, on March 11.
Decisions About LNG Exports Up to Energy Dept -White House
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) The White House on Thursday said the Department of Energy would be responsible for decisions about LNG exports.
Canadian Regulators Urge Approval of Enbridge's Line 9
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) Canadian regulators recommended on Thursday that the federal government approve Enbridge Inc's Line 9 oil pipeline reversal and expansion, conditional on the company undertaking additional work on consultation and safety, among other things.
EPA Chief Says New U.S. Energy Rules Won't Hobble Business
(Thursday, March 06, 2014) Carbon regulations can be crafted to help offset climate change without "shutting down business in its tracks," U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy said at a major energy conference on Thursday.
Chevron CEO: US Should Move Forward with LNG, Crude Exports
(Wednesday, March 05, 2014) Chevron CEO John Watson says US should move forward with exporting oil and LNG, noting that debate on free trade benefits won "long ago".
UPS to Buy 1,000 Propane-fueled Delivery Trucks
(Wednesday, March 05, 2014) United Parcel Service Inc, the world's largest courier company, said it would buy 1,000 propane-fueled delivery trucks and install 50 fueling stations in the United States as it expands its already-large fleet of alternative-fuel vehicles.
Valero Meraux FCC Refinery Unit May Shut Sometime in 2015-CEO
(Wednesday, March 05, 2014) Valero Energy Corp may shutter the fluid catalytic cracker unit at its Meraux, Louisiana refinery sometime in 2015 as part of an agreement with regulators, Bill Klesse, the company's chief executive officer said.