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FERC highlights New England gas markets as winter approaches

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As the country heads toward winter, an analysis by Federal Energy Regulatory Commission warned that infrastructure constraints in New England could send the region’s natural gas prices soaring from recent lows to among the highest in the world for a second year.
(Cody Duty / Houston Chronicle)

TransCanada’s Keystone stand-in faces $1 billion gas feud

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Building an oil line from North Bay, Ontario, to Ottawa instead of altering the existing one would cost at least $1 billion more and put Energy East in jeopardy, the company says.
(photo: Vicki Watkins/Flickr)

Crestwood says strong demand for New England pipeline

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The Houston company says it has received hundreds of millions of cubic feet per day in natural gas commitments for the 30-mile pipeline.
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Tesoro Logistics to acquire Colorado company for $2.5 billion

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The deal is expected to close by the end of the year.
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Shell Midstream launches IPO

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Royal Dutch Shell’s midstream partnership launched its initial public offering in New York Monday, the company announced Monday.
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Wisconsin man to bike Enbridge pipeline path in protest

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The 80-year-old man is biking through counties where the Canada-based company’s crude oil Pipeline 61 could be built.
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Tesoro Logistics buying QEP’s gas processing business

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Tesoro Logistics LP agreed to buy QEP Resources natural-gas gathering and processing business for $2.5 billion in cash to expand in the Rocky Mountain region and North Dakota.
Workers clean up the 4,000 barrels of crude oil Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014, that spilled in Tete Bayou northwest of Shreveport, La. Sunoco Logistics, operator of the Mid-Valley Pipeline, has responded with more than 250 personnel to the site to contain and recover the oil, which entered Tete Bayou but did not reach Caddo Lake. (AP Photo/The Shreveport Times, Henrietta Wildsmith)

Officials say oil spill has not reached Caddo Lake

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Officials said Saturday that the oil has been contained without reaching Caddo Lake, which straddles the Texas-Louisiana state line and provides drinking water for some water systems.
(Bill Montgomery/Houston Chronicle)

Man who claimed Alaska pipeline sabotage acquitted of lying to FBI

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An Alaska man who told federal investigators he blew a hole in the trans-Alaska pipeline in 1978 has been acquitted of lying to the FBI.
Nancy and Rich Kinder at "Modern" the  Museum of Fine Arts Houston's Grand Gala Ball  Friday Oct. 12,2012.(Dave Rossman photo)

Oil fortunes fall, rise amid dropping markets

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The personal fortunes of the oil industry’s wealthiest weathered the massive fluctuations in global markets Wednesday better than most