An Enterprise fractionator at its Mont Belvieu complex. (Enterprise Products Partners photo)

Enterprise Products gets new general counsel

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The Houston-based midstream company’s general counsel and corporate secretary, Stephanie Hildebrandt, is leaving to join Norton Rose Fulbright, while Craig Murray, a Vinson & Elkins corporate partner in Houston, has been hired to replace her.
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Enbridge shuts oil pipeline to U.S. after spill in Canada

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The 796,000 barrel-a-day pipe carries heavy, medium and light sour crude from Edmonton, Alberta, to Superior, Wisconsin.
In a cell phone photo taken by protesters and provided to news media by the Calhoun County Sheriff Department, Chris Wahmhoff stands near the pipeline he crawled into Monday morning, June 24, 2013 near Marshall, Mich. Wahmhoff emerged from the pipe about 5 p.m., after 10 hours.  Protesters seek to halt Enbridge Inc.'s building of a new line, saying it endangers public health. (AP Photo/Calhoun County Sheriff Department via The Enquirer)

Protestor who spent 10 hours in oil pipeline found guilty

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Christopher Wahmhoff told a Calhoun County judge Tuesday that if he “was getting put away for 50 years it would be worth it.”
(Bill Montgomery/Houston Chronicle)

Small natural gas leak reported from Enbridge pipeline in Michigan

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The Dec. 8 leak was disclosed this week to a task force of state agencies investigating the safety of petroleum pipelines in Michigan.
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Enterprise abandons Bakken pipeline

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The proposed line would have run 1,200 miles from the prolific oilfields of North Dakota to the oil transportation hub in Cushing, Oklahoma.
Al Monaco, president and CEO of Enbridge Inc., speaks during the IHS CERAWeek. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle)

Enbridge lays off some Houston-area workers

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The Houston-based pipeline company last week cut positions in its under-performing domestic gas pipelines and processing business unit, including jobs in the office and field locations.
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Enbridge settles Michigan class-action suit over spill

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A pipeline leak spewed more than 800,000 gallons of crude oil into the Kalamazoo River and Talmadge Creek in July 2010, resulting in one of the costliest onshore oil spills in U.S. history.
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Rich Kinder, left, chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle)

Kinder Morgan COO says he’ll take the reins

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Kinder Morgan’s second-in-command Steve Kean said he will eventually take over as CEO of the nation’s largest pipeline company by market value after Richard Kinder steps back.
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Kinder Morgan to invest $150M in Freeport LNG pipelines

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The deal calls for adding 1 billion cubic feet per day of capacity to KMI’s intrastate system.
Sweeny is the largest refinery by capacity in the portfolio of Phillips 66, Houston’s biggest Fortune 500 company. (Ryan Holeywell/Houston Chronicle)

Phillips 66 to spend $700M more next year

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The company said it will spend $4.6 billion next year, with more than two-thirds of that investment earmarked for boosting its midstream assets.