Al Monaco, president and CEO of Enbridge (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle)

Enbridge surges after asset shift, dividend boost

Enbridge said yesterday it plans to move C$17 billion worth of Canadian liquids pipelines to the Enbridge Income Fund to help pay for capital investment.
A Cabot Oil & Gas Corp. natural gas drilling rig in the Marcellus Shale in Pennsylvania. (Cabot)

Shale gas line to the Northeast gets federal nod

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval means the 124-mile Constitution Pipeline could be built and operational by next winter.
Categories: Pipelines, Shale
Rich Kinder, left, chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle)

Kinder Morgan remains optimistic at $70 US oil through 2015

Kinder Morgan doesn’t expect lower oil prices to have a major impact on its pipelines and storage business, the company said today.
Kinder Morgan Inc.'s 180 terminals include this one in Pasadena. (Photo: Kinder Morgan Inc.)

It’s official: Kinder Morgan’s all one company

Kinder Morgan Inc. has completed acquisition of three related companies.
Categories: Deals, General, Pipelines
Environmental activists gather outside the White House as they continue a civil disobedience campaign against the proposed Keystone XL pipeline that would carry oil from Canada to the Gulf Coast. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

TransCanada drops PR firm that recommended controversial tactics

Edelman plan calls for the company to pressure its opponents by “distracting them from their mission and causing them to redirect their resources,”
Damon Williams, left, a candidate for chairman of North Dakota?s oil-rich Three Affiliated Tribes, speaks with a tribal member in New Town, N.D.  Williams faces off against Mark Fox in the November election. (AP Photo/Josh Wood, File)

Tribal head to speed North Dakota pipeline talks

The Three Affiliated Tribes has demanded environmental assurances and cash for permission for it to pass through land it recently acquired.
Rich Kinder, left, chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle)

As deadline on proxy vote for major deal nears, Kinder Morgan seeks to sway investors

While Richard Kinder himself is strongly in favor of the deal, a few smaller investors have raised concerns that the move away from the tax-advantaged master limited partnership structure will cause problems.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Senate vote on Keystone XL set to be close

The latest drama over Keystone XL is headed into its final act, as the Senate prepares to vote on legislation that would authorize the pipeline. And it’s likely to be a nail biter.
(AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Elizabeth Flores, File)

Dayton: Pipelines part of solution to rail backlog

Heavy rail traffic originating from North Dakota’s oil fields has long been blamed for the shipping delays that have affected farmers and coal and propane suppliers throughout the Midwest.
(AP Photo/Log Cabin Democrat, Courtney Spradlin)

Exxon Mobil denies making spill papers secret

Plaintiffs in the case are asking a federal judge to force Exxon Mobil to prove that the information in hundreds of thousands of maintenance and repair documents on the pipeline need to be kept secret.