Category: Pipelines

Opponents against Alaska oil tax overhaul rally

Opponents of a proposed oil tax overhaul rallied across the state, including on the steps of the state Capitol, Thursday, while a rewritten tax bill advanced in the Alaska House.  More »

Pipeline pitched to ship Bakken oil across Wyo.

Hiland Crude has proposed to build a nearly 500-mile pipeline that would feed oil from North Dakota’s booming Bakken oil field into another pipeline in eastern Wyoming.  More »

Exxon Mobil CEO on spill: ‘I’m proud of the response’

Exxon Mobil Corp’s CEO, in an exclusive interview with FuelFix, said a rupture and oil spill last week from a company pipeline in Arkansas was regrettable, but that he is proud of the quick response to the incident.  More »

Kinder Morgan considers pipeline to California

The Freedom pipeline may be in service in 2016.  More »

Arkansas plans to open investigation into oil spill

Crews have recovered about 12,000 barrels of oil and water since Exxon Mobil’s Pegasus pipeline started leaking. See the latest images from leak and clean up.  More »

Mishaps shouldn’t impede energy expansion, industry economist says

The recent oil pipeline rupture in Arkansas and other mishaps shouldn’t stand in the way of the Keystone XL pipeline, the American Petroleum Institute’s chief economist said Tuesday.  More »

Exxon developing excavation plan for Pegasus oil pipeline spill

Exxon Mobil Corp. (XOM) is developing an excavation and removal plan for a damaged section of its 96,000 barrel-a-day Pegasus crude pipeline, which was shut after a leak was discovered in Arkansas on March 29.  More »

Arkansas spill stokes new fears about Keystone XL (video)

Videos and pictures of diluted bitumen spilled from an Exxon Mobil pipeline in Mayflower, Ark., are stoking new fears about Keystone XL, as the Obama administration nears a decision on authorizing the $7 billion project.  More »

Kinder Morgan providing storage facilities for new methanol plant

Pipeline-and-energy storage king Kinder Morgan announced on Monday plans a new long-term contract with Methanex Corporation to store the company’s methanol at its Geismar, La terminal.  More »

Company studies water effects in Alaska pipeline

A 25-year decline in Alaska North Slope oil production has meant less oil in Alyeska Pipeline Services’ 800-mile pipeline, causing additional corrosion.  More »

Exxon to excavate Pegasus crude pipeline to find cause of leak

About 12,000 barrels of oil and water have been collected so far near Mayflower, Arkansas, after “a few thousand barrels were observed in the area,” the Mayflower Incident Unified Command Joint Information Center, which includes Exxon, Faulkner County and the city of Mayflower, said in a statement Sunday.  More »

New refineries planned for Bakken Shale

Some companies are building small refineries in North Dakota, trying to take advantage of the low cost of Bakken crude and a growing demand for fuel in the local area.  More »