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Regulators find Plains All American kept shoddy records

Federal regulators say the pipeline company responsible for a Central California oil spill kept shoddy records on emergency training and how it would protect pristine coastline in the event of an accident.
Charles Simmons, left, and Bryan Braham face the demethanizer tower at the West Beaumont Plant of DCP Midstream Friday June 8, 2012 in Beaumont, TX. (Freelance/Houston Chronicle)

Phillips 66, Spectra Energy pump another $1.5 billion into DCP Midstream

The infusion of capital and hard assets is the latest step that Phillips 66 and Spectra have taken to support Denver-based DCP Midstream, a 50-50 joint venture between the two companies.
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Chesapeake and Williams reach natural gas gathering deal

The deal announced Tuesday will net Chesapeake cost savings by altering its fee structure with Williams in the two natural-gas rich regions.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg

Holly Energy Partners buys Enbridge’s stake in Frontier line

Holly Energy Partners said Thursday it had bought out Enbridge’s 50 percent stake in the Frontier Pipeline for an undisclosed amount.
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Welders work on a stretch of the Texas Express Pipeline  during construction in the Texas Panhandle in April, 2013. The company's owners said Oct. 31, 2013, that the natural gas liquids pipeline had begun carrying products from Skellytown in Carson County to processing and storage facilities in Mont Belvieu, about 30 miles east of Houston. Houston-based Enterprise Products Partners operates the pipeline, and co-owns it with  Enbridge Energy Partners, Anadarko Petroleum, and  DCP Midstream Partners.

Navitas Midstream buys DCP pipes

The deal will send about 1,000 miles of natural gas gathering pipelines and 60-million cubic foot processing plant from Denver-based DCP Midstream to The Woodlands-based Navitas.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Iowa board gets 3,700 objections on proposed oil pipeline

A utilities board that will soon decide whether to allow a private company to build an oil pipeline in Iowa says it has received roughly 3,700 objections on the project.
(AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Hundreds march to protest proposed natural gas pipeline

Those against PennEast’s proposal said during the mile-long march they’re concerned the pipeline would badly damage the landscape and natural resources in the region, and lower property values.
(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Report: Massachusetts riddled with natural gas leaks

Some leaks are decades old.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Major MLP launches new Utica shale project with Marathon and McClendon backing

Denver-based MarkWest Energy Partners, which is being bought my Marathon’s MPLX master-limited partnership for $14.7 billion, is leading the project through a long-term contract with the newly formed Ascent Resources — a new standalone company that was part of Aubrey McClendon’s American Energy Partners.
Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique team members, left, evaluate oil coverage as a hand crew worker scraps areas affected by an oil spill at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Justice Department probes Plains pipeline spill

Plains disclosed the ongoing probes and the possibility of civil and criminal charges tied to the incident in an earnings filing this week.