(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

TransCanada says its cutting one-fifth of its senior management positions

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The reduction in management positions, partly achieved by not replacing retiring workers, follows 185 job cuts announced by the company in June. The company said more reductions are ahead.
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton greets fairgoers during a visit to the Iowa State Fair, Saturday, Aug. 15, 2015, in Des Moines, Iowa. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

Clinton opposes construction of Keystone XL pipeline

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linton says the project has been a distraction and she doesn’t believe it’s in the best interests of “what we need to do to combat climate change.”
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In this Saturday, May 23, 2015 photo released by the U.S. Coast Guard, two cleanup crew members work to remove oil from the sand along a portion of soiled coastline. (Chief Petty Officer David Mosley/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

New pipeline safety rule pending after increase in accidents

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The Senate Commerce Committee hearing at Montana State University, Billings will examine pipeline safety inspections amid a boom in U.S. energy production that’s led to a rise in oil pipeline accidents after years of declines.
A pipeline sign marks  the main U.S. oil pipeline and storage hub at Cushing, Oklahoma. (Bloomberg photo)

CVR Energy partners up for Oklahoma expansion

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Separate analyst notes on Wednesday praised the move for CVR, saying it puts the refining company on track to potentially form its own master-limited partnership for logistics and pipelines.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Kinder Morgan gives customers more time to sign on to $4 billion pipeline project

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If built, the about $4 billion UMTP Pipeline will bring propane, butane, natural gasoline and condensate from the natural gas liquids-rich shale of the Marcellus and Utica plays to the processing and export centers of the Gulf Coast.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Gas pipeline operators go on offense

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The Interstate Natural Gas Association of America is rolling out a new ready-for-social-media campaign with videos, graphics and a website emphasizing that pipelines are a vital “energy link” for the nation. The offensive comes as pipelines are increasingly in the public spotlight and caught up in broader policy fights about fossil fuels and climate change.
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Regulators find Plains All American kept shoddy records

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Federal regulators say the pipeline company responsible for a Central California oil spill kept shoddy records on emergency training and how it would protect pristine coastline in the event of an accident.
Charles Simmons, left, and Bryan Braham face the demethanizer tower at the West Beaumont Plant of DCP Midstream Friday June 8, 2012 in Beaumont, TX. (Freelance/Houston Chronicle)

Phillips 66, Spectra Energy pump another $1.5 billion into DCP Midstream

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The infusion of capital and hard assets is the latest step that Phillips 66 and Spectra have taken to support Denver-based DCP Midstream, a 50-50 joint venture between the two companies.
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Chesapeake and Williams reach natural gas gathering deal

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The deal announced Tuesday will net Chesapeake cost savings by altering its fee structure with Williams in the two natural-gas rich regions.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Holly Energy Partners buys Enbridge’s stake in Frontier line

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Holly Energy Partners said Thursday it had bought out Enbridge’s 50 percent stake in the Frontier Pipeline for an undisclosed amount.
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