Category: Pipelines

Gulf Coast economies benefiting as chemicals rebound, trade group says

Chemical manufacturing in the United States is increasingly fueling good-paying jobs and growth in plant and pipeline construction, trends the industry would be wise to embrace and protect, the head of a Louisiana trade group said Tuesday.  More »

Industry poll finds broad public support for Keystone XL

Eight out of 10 U.S. voters believe the Keystone XL pipeline is in the nation’s best interest, according to a new industry poll.  More »

Kinder Morgan to extend Eagle Ford pipeline

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners is extending a pipeline deeper into the Eagle Ford shale play to provide an outlet for growing oil production in south Texas.  More »

Energy companies call regulatory changes their greatest threat

Energy companies seek looming regulatory and law changes as their biggest concern, according to an annual study released Monday morning by BDO USA.  More »

Kinder Morgan shelves plans for Texas-to-California Freedom Pipeline

Kinder Morgan Energy Partners said Friday it is shelving plans to build a pipeline that would have moved crude oil from the Permian Basin in West Texas to California.  More »

British Columbia against pipeline to Canada’s west coast

Canada’s Pacific coast province of British Columbia is telling a federal review board that it is not in favor of a pipeline from Alberta to its coast that would allow tankers to export oil to Asia  More »

TransCanada CEO says Keystone aids jobs and environment

TransCanada Corp. (TRP)’s proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline would benefit U.S. employment and support efforts to tackle climate change, according to the company’s Chief Executive Officer Russ Girling.  More »

Enterprise Products to provide gasoline outlet

Enterprise Products Partners will transform two Texas docks into facilities that can send gasoline and other refined products overseas, aiming to capitalize on the nation’s transformation into a net exporter of the materials, the pipeline company said Thursday.  More »

The Oil & Gas Industry Does Its Job Too Well

Actually, it turns out that everything involved in getting oil & gas out of the ground is an example of pushing the limits of our knowledge of science and its applications: finding potential reserves requires super computers programmed using incredibly complex mathematical models, drilling for oil & gas requires precision-engineered rigs that must operate safely while withstanding constant physical wear under extreme conditions, and transporting oil & gas is impossible without thousands of miles of highly complex pipelines  More »

Keystone wait weighs on smaller oil producers

Growth prospects for smaller oil-sands producers including BlackPearl Resources Inc. (PXX) and Southern Pacific Resource Corp. (STP) are fading as political wrangling over the Keystone XL pipeline and rising U.S. supply slow deals in the Canadian energy industry.  More »

Pipeline work can continue at state natural area

Tennessee environmental officials have given Piedmont Natural Gas permission to resume drilling on a Nashville pipeline project.  More »

House passes bill to speed up Keystone XL

The House of Representatives passed legislation Thursday that would speed construction of the Keystone XL pipeline — a largely symbolic measure with probably no chance of clearing the Democratic Senate and overcoming a presidential veto.  More »