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Exec: Marathon Petroleum's Utica Pipeline Could Spur More Projects
Wednesday, December 04, 2013 Marathon Petroleum's planned 50-mile pipeline in Ohio's Utica shale play could lead to other projects to move condensate further west or into Canada, an executive told analysts.
Statoil to Land Johan Sverdrup Oil at Mongstad
Monday, December 02, 2013 Statoil says the partners in the Johan Sverdrup development have decided to land its oil at the Mongstad terminal north of Bergen, Norway.
Sources: Caspian Pipeline Eyes Kashagan Oil Next May-June
Monday, December 02, 2013 Caspian Pipeline Consortium expects to receive oil from the giant Kashagan oilfield next summer.
Nine Detained After Oil Pipeline Blasts In China
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Police detain Sinopec employees, following last week's oil pipeline blast that killed at least 55 people when it ripped through a road lined with businesses and apartments in an eastern port city.
Jacobs Engineering Acquires MARMAC Assets
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. announced Tuesday that it has acquired assets of MARMAC Field Services, Inc. (MARMAC) headquartered in Costa Mesa, Calif.
Iraq Signs $690M Barrier Contract With S.Korea's Daewoo
Tuesday, November 26, 2013 Iraq signs a contract with South Korea's Daewoo to build a sea barrier at its planned Grand Faw port in the south of the country.
China Launches Sweeping Probe as Sinopec Blast Toll Rises
Monday, November 25, 2013 China launches a broad investigation into safety at oil and gas pipelines, state media reported, as the death toll from an explosion at a Sinopec pipeline last week rose to 52.
Sinopec Oil Pipeline Blast Kills 35 in Eastern China
Friday, November 22, 2013 An explosion in a Sinopec oil pipeline kills 35 people in Qingdao, eastern China.
House Backs Bill To Speed Natural Gas Pipelines
Thursday, November 21, 2013 The House has approved a bill to speed approval of natural gas pipelines, the third bill passed this week to boost energy production in the US.
Canada's NEB Forecasts 75% Rise In Crude Oil Output By 2035
Thursday, November 21, 2013 Canadian oil production will rise by nearly 75% to 5.8 million barrels per day by 2035, the country's National Energy Board (NEB) says in a report.
Canada Orders More Disclosure On Hazardous Rail Cargoes
Wednesday, November 20, 2013 Canada will require railways to start telling municipalities what goods they have been transporting through their jurisdictions.
Official: Alaska Eying Equity Stake In Pipeline
Monday, November 18, 2013 An Alaska official says the state is looking at taking a multibillion-dollar equity stake in a major natural gas pipeline project as a way to protect its interests and help make it a reality.
ExxonMobil Granted Extension To Work On Shut Pegasus Oil Pipe
Tuesday, November 12, 2013 ExxonMobil has been granted an extension to submit a plan to repair its 70-year-old Pegasus oil pipeline.
Statoil Proposes New North Sea Gas Pipeline for Sverdrup Field
Friday, November 08, 2013 Statoil proposes building a subsea pipeline twice as big as needed to take gas from Norway's giant new Johan Sverdrup oil and gas field to cater for future finds.
Enbridge Pipeline Project Gets Boost From Alberta-BC Deal
Wednesday, November 06, 2013 Enbridge's proposed Northern Gateway pipe approval chances increase following a recent pipeline deal between Alberta and British Columbia.
Turkey Says Mindful of Iraqi Concerns on Kurdish Oil Projects
Friday, November 01, 2013 Turkey will not import energy from Iraq without the approval of its neighbor's federal government, the Turkish energy minister says.
Iraqi Kurdistan Plans Second Oil Pipeline via Turkey - Minister
Thursday, October 31, 2013 Kurdistan region of Iraq plans to complete a second new oil export pipeline to Turkey within 18 months.
Cameroon Increases Transit Fee on Chad Oil Pipeline
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 Cameroon's government and COTCO, the company that owns and manages the pipeline shipping oil from Chad to Cameroon's coast, have agreed that the transit fee paid to the government will be more than tripled.
Mexico Evacuates 4,500 for Gasoline Pipeline Leak
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 A geyser of gasoline spewing from a state-owned pipeline in western Mexico forced officials to evacuate about 4,500 people. Officials blamed the accident on fuel thieves.
Sources: Pirates Kidnap Two U.S. Sailors Off Nigerian Coast
Thursday, October 24, 2013 Pirates attacked an oil supply vessel off the Nigerian coast and kidnapped the captain and chief engineer, both U.S. citizens, an American defense official and security sources said.
Premier Slashes 2013 Production Guidance
Wednesday, October 23, 2013 Pipeline problems offshore UK and Vietnam mean that Premier Oil has had to slash its production guidance for this year.
E.ON's Huntington Field Output Limited by Access to Pipeline
Monday, October 21, 2013 The North Sea's Huntington oilfield is producing at only around 40 percent of its capacity due to pipeline problems.
TGGT Group Sold to Azure Midstream Energy
Thursday, October 17, 2013 BG Group sells Texas and Louisiana-based TGGT to Azure Midstream Energy.
Russia, N. America Invest Billions to Feed Asian Oil, Gas Demand
Thursday, October 17, 2013 Oil and gas producers in Russia and North America are spending billions of dollars on pipelines and port facilities to supply energy to Asia.
Oil Sands Production Cut after Natural-Gas Line Ruptures
Thursday, October 17, 2013 Some of Canada's largest oil sands producers began scaling back production after their natural gas supplies were cut back due to a pipeline rupture on TransCanada's regional Nova pipeline network.
Novatek Completes 2nd Stage of Gas Condensate Complex
Wednesday, October 16, 2013 Russia's Novatek reports that it has finished the second stage of its gas condensate fractionation and trans-shipment complex at Ust-Luga on the Baltic Sea.
Independent Lab to Study Faulty ND Pipeline
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 Tesoro says part of a broken pipeline that leaked 20,600 barrels of crude oil in a wheat field in northwestern North Dakota will be sent to an independent lab for testing.
BP Sees Forties Flow Staying Open If Grangemouth Strike Proceeds
Tuesday, October 15, 2013 BP, operator of the Forties Pipeline System (FPS), understands that a planned strike at the Grangemouth oil refinery will not shut oil flow through the system, the company says.
Two More Pipeline Deals as US Shale Production Booms
Thursday, October 10, 2013 Pipeline operators Regency Energy Partners and Crestwood Midstream Partners announce plans to buy peers to expand their pipe networks, as infrastructure companies seek bigger stakes in the US shale boom.