Category: Pipelines

Southcross begins work on $125M pipeline in Eagle Ford

Southcross Energy Partners has started to build a 94-mile pipeline in a natural gas-rich region in the Eagle Ford Shale, a $125 million project expected to begin piping gas later this year.  More »

Long path ahead for Keystone XL pipeline

Even after the State Department releases a major environmental study of Keystone XL, it will be months before the Obama administration issues a final verdict on the the proposed pipeline.  More »

Houston manufacturer to expand business in Nebraska

Tejas Tubular Products is expected to begin construction on a 350,000-foot facility this year.  More »

Exxon to move Canadian crude by rail amid pipeline shortage

With limited pipeline options to ship oil sands crude out of Canada, Exxon Mobil Corp. plans to move up to 100,000 barrels per day of Canadian oil using a new rail terminal that should be running by 2015, an executive said Thursday.  More »

Enterprise Products Partners reports record year

Enterprise Products Partners distributed $2.74 per unit to its investors last year, the Houston pipeline company said in announcing fourth-quarter and full-year financial results.  More »

Pipeline companies head to court over partnership dispute

Energy Transfer Partners claims Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners broke its commitment to jointly build a pipeline from Okahoma to Houston and argues Canadian pipeline giant Enbridge conspired to illegally cut ETP out of the deal.  More »

Shell said to seek buyers for stake in Ho-Ho Pipeline

Shell is working with Barclays to solicit offers for a stake of as much as $1 billion.  More »

Keystone XL pressure mounts before State of the Union

President Barack Obama isn’t likely to utter a word about the controversial Keystone XL pipeline during his State of the Union address Tuesday night — but that isn’t stopping fans and foes of the project from pressing the issue as the White House puts the final touches on the speech.  More »

GOP senators demand decision on Keystone XL

Republican senators on Friday asked President Barack Obama to make a final decision soon on whether to permit the Keystone XL pipeline that would link Canada’s oil sands with Gulf Coast refineries.  More »

Koch ends plans for pipeline to Illinois from Bakken

Koch Pipeline Co. called off plans to build a 250,000-barrel-a-day crude line to Illinois from North Dakota’s Bakken formation, where a shale boom has helped lift domestic production to the highest in a quarter-century.  More »

Keystone XL southern leg launches as safest pipeline ever, CEO says

TransCanada has started delivering oil to the Texas coast through the southern leg of the Keystone XL pipeline, the Canadian company confirmed Wednesday.  More »

Commentary: A tale of two pipelines — It’s time for common sense to prevail

Even as Keystone XL’s southern leg launches today, delay pervades the remainder of the Keystone XL pipeline. Why more than five years after the initial filing are we still waiting for a final decision from the Obama Administration?  More »