Category: Pipelines

Native grasses may flower again as pipelines are built

Thousands of miles of pipelines are under construction across Texas. And the new pipelines provide a chance to replant native prairie grasses that have been crowded from the ecosystem.  More »

Pipeline billionaire ready for next round of deal making

Kelcy Warren, the billionaire running the third-largest U.S. natural gas pipeline company, says the days of deal making are returning.  More »

Proposed gas pipeline drawing opposition in Ky

A proposed $6 million natural gas pipeline for Clarksville has hit a snag. A Kentucky county wants access to the gas being transported on it before granting approval.  More »

Keystone pipeline project faces Nebraska court showdown

The proposed Keystone XL pipeline faces a court challenge in Nebraska where three property owners contend state legislation gave the governor illegal power to take away their land for the project.  More »

Plans for gas pipeline through Pa. scrapped

Plans for construction of a natural gas pipeline from southeastern Pennsylvania into Maryland and passing through southern Lancaster County have been abandoned.  More »

Pipeline company buys dam along Kalamazoo River

A pipeline company responsible for an oil spill three years ago in southwestern Michigan has purchased a dam along the Kalamazoo River and plans to remove nearly half of the structure, officials said.  More »

Rail movements of oil continue to rise

Rail movements of oil continue to soar in 2013, up nearly 40 percent so far this year compared with 2012, the Association of American Railroads reported Thursday.  More »

Iraq threatens to cut revenue to Kurds over pipeline

Iraq threatened to cut oil revenue to the Kurdish north in a deepening standoff over a new export pipeline that companies from DNO International ASA (DNO) to Genel Energy Plc (GENL) plan to use to ship crude from the region.  More »

Russian steel pipe company names new North America CEO

TMK Group, Russia’s largest producer and exporter of steel pipe, has a new North America CEO, the company said in a news release.  More »

Oil pipeline foes celebrate barn in project’s path

Opponents of the Keystone XL oil pipeline celebrated the completion of a barn built in the project’s expected path on Sunday while U.S. officials continue to weigh whether to approve the pipeline.  More »

Money flowing to build pipelines

Pipeline operators have been roaring into public markets in search of badly needed capital, diving into an untapped money pool as the country grapples with a lack of energy transportation infrastructure.  More »

Kinder Morgan stock rebounds after analyst criticizes maintenance spending

Richard Kinder, the company’s chairman and chief executive, swung hard in defense of the pipeline operator’s spending policies during an hour-long investor call this week, laying out arguments against a 26-year-old analysts’ claims and saying investors should trust in his 33 years of experience in the pipeline business and his management team’s 100 years.  More »