As debate over the Keystone XL pipeline drags on in the United States, another contentious battle to move Canada’s oil sands crude to market hit a milestone last week. More »
This week, the House of Representatives approved a bipartisan bill aimed at improving the construction of critical infrastructure across national borders. The bill, H.R. 3301, rejects the current requirements for a Presidential permit to authorize construction of cross-border pipelines, as well as easing overly harsh environmental impact assessments. Why is this important? The North American […] More »
A Hunt Oil executive and others are planning to put together a staff of cyber-security experts this year to form a new group that will collect information and analyze cyber-attacks on the oil and gas industry. More »
A state-owned gas pipeline exploded and burst into flames Friday, killing at least 15 people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of neighboring villages in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, authorities said. More »
Before the House voted 238-173 to pass legislation streamlining permits for border crossing energy projects on Tuesday, Rep. Gene Green played a pivotal role lining up support for the measure.
The rumored $15 billion deal for control of a Houston natural gas pipeline operator never got past the initial talks, Targa Resources said after its shares soared on reports it was closing in on a sale. More »
Aboriginal and environmental groups are preparing legal challenges and blockades to halt construction of the pipeline. More »
Royal Dutch Shell Plc will sell shares in a U.S. pipeline business in the second half of this year as Europe’s largest oil company takes advantage of investor appetite for North America’s energy infrastructure. More »
Prime Minister Stephen Harper has been a staunch supporter of Enbridge’s proposed Northern Gateway pipeline after the U.S. delayed a decision on TransCanada’s Keystone XL pipeline, More »
First Reserve has closed on a $2.5 billion fund to back energy infrastructure, more than doubling the capital it had gathered to inject into pipeline, storage and liquefied natural gas projects. More »
Southcross Energy LLC is buying a large part of TexStar Midstream Services – a midstream combination that will include 3,700 miles of pipeline, four processing plants and three fractionation facilities in the Eagle Ford Shale region. More »
The purchase from Global Infrastructure Partners II will increase William’s ownership to 100 percent of the general partnership and 50 percent of the limited partnership, Williams said in a statement.