Category: Pipelines

Mayflower residents hope to keep spill suit alive

Mayflower residents pursuing a class-action lawsuit against Exxon Mobil Corp. and a subsidiary said in a court filing Monday that it would be wrong for a judge to dismiss their claims.  More »

Report shows problems with Ark. Exxon pipeline

A technical report on the ExxonMobil pipeline that failed in Faulkner County and spilled crude oil in a neighborhood shows that problems were identified with its construction method as early as 1989, a newspaper reported.  More »

Keystone XL backers blast Obama’s job claims

Supporters of the Keystone XL oil pipeline are blasting President Barack Obama’s claims that the project would lead to relatively few U.S. jobs.  More »

Enterprise Products pipelines moved more products

Enterprise Products Partners Thursday reported net income for the second quarter of 2013 of $553 million, down from $566 million for the year-ago quarter.  More »

Fact check: Obama understates Keystone XL jobs

President Barack Obama has revived debate about the number of jobs that would be created by the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada to Texas. The 1,700-mile pipeline would carry oil from tar sands in Alberta to refineries in the Houston area, passing through Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma.  More »

CenterPoint, OGE partnership dubbed Enable Midstream Partners

The principal office for the executive management team is expected to be in Oklahoma City. The main offices for the gathering and processing leadership team will be in Oklahoma City, while the main offices for the interstate pipeline operations will be in Houston.  More »

Shell moves to Nigerian offshore fields amid onshore woes

At Royal Dutch Shell Plc’s (RDSA) compound in the Nigerian city of Warri, the gate is locked, the grounds are empty and grass has overgrown since Europe’s biggest oil company closed its operations in March after more than 40 years.  More »

EPA: Enbridge nearly tripling oil spill dredging

Enbridge Inc. will nearly triple the amount of contaminated sediment it dredges in Michigan’s Kalamazoo River to clean up after a July 2010 oil pipeline spill, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Tuesday.  More »

Exxon Mobil puts off discussion of pipe under lake

ExxonMobil Corp. says it wants an investigation into a March oil spill in a Mayflower neighborhood to wrap up before it opens discussions about a pipeline’s path below a watershed that provides drinking water to hundreds of thousands of people in central Arkansas.  More »

Plains GP files to raise $1 billion in initial public offering

Plains GP Holdings LP, the company formed as a general partner to Plains All American Pipeline LP, filed to raise $1 billion in an initial public offering.  More »

Thailand resort beach blackened by oil spill

Black waves of crude oil washed up on a beach at a popular tourist island in Thailand’s eastern sea despite attempts to clean up the oil up over the weekend after it leaked from a pipeline, officials said Monday.  More »

Crude oil will continue rolling by train

Trains loaded with crude oil roll through South Texas on a daily basis, ferrying the cargo to coastal refineries.  More »