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Legal Standing May Be Key To Nebraska Court's Keystone XL Case
Thursday, December 18, 2014 The controversial Keystone XL pipeline has a major hurdle to cross in the Nebraska State Supreme Court, which may rule as soon as Friday, and one aspect of the case there has been somewhat overlooked.
Keystone XL: Oil, Gas Industry Awaits Fate of the Pipeline's Final Phase
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 TransCanada, and the oil and gas industry, is hoping 2015 is the year that the Keystone XL pipeline project gets the go-ahead.
Oil Pipeline To Top US Senate Agenda Next Year
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 The Senate's first act in January will be approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, Republican leader Mitch McConnell says.
BG Group Sells Australian Gas Pipeline For $5 Billion
Wednesday, December 10, 2014 BG Group agrees to sell its wholly owned QCLNG Pipeline subsidiary in Australia to APA Group for $5 billion.
Libya's El Sharara Oilfield Ready To Restart Once Pipeline Reopens
Thursday, December 04, 2014 Libya's El Sharara oilfield remains closed but oil workers are keeping it ready to resume production once a pipeline blockage is cleared, field managers said.
Austria Thinks South Stream Dead, Wants Clarity
Tuesday, December 02, 2014 Austria's economy minister tells reporters that the country believes the Russian South Stream gas pipeline project is dead.
NOC: Libya Still Testing Pipeline to Restart El Feel Oilfield
Monday, December 01, 2014 Libya is still testing pipelines to restart the southwestern El Feel oilfield, a spokesman for state-run National Oil Corp says.
Putin Drops South Stream Gas Pipeline to EU, Courts Turkey
Monday, December 01, 2014 Russia scraps the South Stream pipeline project to supply gas to southern Europe without crossing Ukraine, citing EU objections, and instead named Turkey as its preferred partner for an alternative pipeline.
The US Energy Infrastructure: Is it Safe?
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Pipeline and railcar safety incidents are infrequent, but the safety records for both could be improved, experts say.
Urals Receives Payment for Tanker Shipment
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 Russia-focused junior Urals Energy receives payment from Petraco Oil Company following a recent tanker shipment.
Cyprus Eyes Gas Exports to Egypt via Pipeline
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Cyprus and Egypt agree to accelerate talks on the potential export of Cypriot gas to Egypt once resources come on line.
Turkmenistan: Pipe Dreams Turning Real
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Being a landlocked country, Turkmenistan has focused on exporting gas to willing customers through ambitious pipeline networks – with many more in the offing.
US Senate Heads For Vote On Keystone XL Pipeline
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Backers of the Keystone XL oil pipeline hope a vote in the US Senate late on Tuesday will send a bill clearing the way for the controversial project to President Obama.
Keystone XL Pipeline Bill Dies in Senate
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 A bill to force approval of the Keystone XL pipeline fails in the U.S. Senate, sparing President Barack Obama from having to veto legislation that several fellow Democrats supported.
Sinopec to Spend Billions to Handle Oil Pipeline Safety Problems
Monday, November 17, 2014 China's Sinopec pledges to spend $4.6 billion over three years to address safety concerns related to its oil pipelines.
Keystone U.S. Senate Vote Hangs in Balance after Obama Remarks
Monday, November 17, 2014 Keystone XL pipeline in the U.S. Senate scramble to gather votes to pass a bill that authorizes the project to help send Canadian oil to the U.S. Gulf, a task made harder after President Obama made his toughest com
In Keystone XL Debate, Obama's Warning on Oil Exports Rings Only Half True
Monday, November 17, 2014 President Barack Obama's sharpest criticism yet of Keystone XL this weekend included a controversial contention that the huge pipeline would be used to pump Canadian oil sands crude to global markets, not to U.S. refiners.
Energy Job Growth, Keystone XL Pipeline Support Strong in Polls
Friday, November 14, 2014 North Dakota voters see a strong connection between increased oil and gas production and job growth, and most respondents favor the Keystone XL pipeline project.
US House Votes To Approve Keystone XL Pipeline; Senate Prospects Unclear
Friday, November 14, 2014 The Republican-led US House of Representatives passes a bill that would approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline, but prospects for the Senate approving the measure remain uncertain.
For House, 9th Pipeline Bill May Be The Charm
Thursday, November 13, 2014 The Republican-controlled House is on track to easily pass a bill Friday to approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline, and this time, the Senate may follow.
Bills To Approve Keystone pipeline Could Be Headed To US Senate, House
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Bills to take approval of the contentious Keystone XL pipeline from Canada out of the hands of the Obama administration could be headed for votes in the US Senate and House of Representatives.
Libya Fails To Restart El Sharara Oilfield Due To Blocked Pipeline
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Libya abandons an attempt to restart production at the El Sharara oil field, one of the country's biggest, after a pipeline blockage, state-run NOC said.
Hungary Urges EU to Ensure Route for Azeri Gas to Central Europe
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Hungary's prime minister urges the European Union to build gas pipeline interconnectors across borders to ensure gas from Azerbaijan reaches markets in central Europe.
Canada's Oliver: Remains Committed to Keystone Pipeline Project
Friday, November 07, 2014 Canada's Finance Minister Joe Oliver says the government remains committed to the Keystone XL pipeline project and that he believes "at the end of the day" it will gain approval.
Shell Says LNG Canada Project To Cost Up To $35.3B
Friday, November 07, 2014 Shell says the project to liquefy natural gas for export to Asia could cost as much as C$40 billion ($35.3 billion) when fully complete.
Technip Secures 5-Year Flexible Pipe Framework Deal with Petronas Carigali
Thursday, November 06, 2014 Technip secures a 5-year flexible pipe framework agreement with Petronas Carigali for the latter's projects in Malaysia.
Kerry Wants Keystone Pipeline Decision 'Sooner Rather Than Later'
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 US Secretary of State John Kerry says he would like to make a decision soon on TransCanada's Keystone XL crude oil pipeline.
Halliburton, Baker Hughes Buy More Sand, Railcars As Demand Piles Up
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 As fracking accelerates in North American shale fields, Halliburton and Baker Hughes are stockpiling sand to protect themselves against rising costs and are buying more railcars to transport the haul.