The Silvertip pipeline broke near during flooding in July 2011, releasing 63,000 gallons of oil that washed up along an 85-mile stretch of a scenic river.
The 583-mile Texas Express Pipeline has begun service from Skellytown in the Texas Panhandle to Mont Belvieu More »
While the shale boom will continue to fuel pipeline expansion in North America, Asia is forecast to pass it as the largest market for oil and gas pipe demand. More »
Three years after an oil pipeline rupture in Michigan spilled 843,000 gallons of sludge, government regulators still have not produced promised rules to compel operators to detect leaks. More »
Obama administration officials on Tuesday blasted legislation that aims to streamline the permitting of pipelines and power lines that cross U.S. borders, saying the bill would short-circuit critical environmental reviews and hamper the public’s ability to weigh in.
Congress needs to “modernize” the byzantine process for vetting proposed natural gas pipelines that would cross U.S. borders with Mexico or Canada, an industry trade group told lawmakers on Monday. More »
Activist investor Sandell Asset Management Corp. urged Spectra Energy Corp. to consider swapping its half of DCP Midstream LLC for units of a pipeline partnership controlled by Phillips 66, arguing it would raise shareholder value. More »
Environmentalists are using government data to argue that pipeline regulators spend more time and money connecting with industry groups than they do actually inspecting problems. More »
State regulators are signing off on a plan by Florida’s largest electric company to invest in a new 600-mile natural gas pipeline. More »
Plains All American Pipeline LP agreed to buy all the shares of PAA Natural Gas Storage LP it didn’t previously own after raising its offer 1.5 percent, in a deal that values the company at $2 billion. More »
Houston-based Crestwood Midstream Partners has been expanding its assets through acquisitions to capitalize on new demand for moving oil and gas and CEO Robert Phillips says he’s ready to tap the market again. More »
Regulators in Canada and the U.S. imposed emergency requirements and may seek stiffer rules after a runaway train carrying crude derailed and exploded on July 6 in Lac-Megantic, Quebec, killing 47 people. More »