A portion of the Kinder Morgan Crude and Condensate DeWitt Station in Dewitt County, Texas. (KinderMorgan)

Kinder Morgan expanding Eagle Ford pipeline to new facility

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Kinder Morgan Energy Partners is tacking on 18 miles of lateral pipeline in the Eagle Ford Shale to carry crude from its DeWitt County, Texas station northwest to a new facility it will build in Gonzales County.
(Bob Owen/San Antonio Express-News)

Washington pulls permits for two oil train terminals

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Officials are rejecting permits for two major oil-train terminals in Southwest Washington after deciding the projects should face more environmental scrutiny.
A series of pipes direct natural gas in Bismarck, North Dakota. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Buckeye to spend $850M on east coast terminals

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Houston-based pipeline business Buckeye Partners L.P. will spend $850 million to buy a series of petroleum product storage tanks and terminals mainly along the east coast, the company said Wednesday.
(Photo: Mathijs B/Flickr)

Gas pipeline explodes near Texas Panhandle

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Authorities say no one was injured when a natural gas pipeline exploded in northwest Oklahoma, shooting flames into the sky that were visible from up to 50 miles away.
An aerial view of Kinder Morgan Energy Partner's Battleground Oil Specialty Co. (BOSTCO) project. (photo: Kinder Morgan)

Kinder Morgan opens its BOSTCO oil terminal on Houston Ship Channel

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Twenty of the 51 storage tanks built during the first phase of construction are being placed into service this month, and the remaining tanks will come online during the next six months.
A massive fire from a PG&E pipeline explosion roars through a mostly residential neighborhood in San Bruno, Calif. in Sept. 2010. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)

PG&E starts pipeline shutdown under court order

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Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says it will comply with a judge’s order and shut down a natural gas pipeline after safety issues were raised.
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U.S. Rep. Gene Green, D-Houston

Keystone battle inspires effort to tame process

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Inspired by the five-year fight over Keystone XL, U.S. Rep. Gene Green is pushing legislation that would smooth the approval process for pipelines and power lines that cross U.S. borders.
(Photo: NuStar Energy)

NuStar attracts shippers for Eagle Ford pipeline expansion

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NuStar Energy LP said Friday that it has received commitments from shippers who will use an expansion of the company’s pipeline system in the Eagle Ford Shale.
(Photo: Loozrboy/Flickr)

Clay substance spills during Ohio pipeline job

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Environmental regulators worked Thursday to determine the cause of a significant spill of a clay lubricant during construction of an underground pipeline in eastern Ohio.
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A group of land owners and conservationist walk on a gasline right of way during a field day to see native plant restoration at Dobie Ranch in Live Oak County, where gas and oil lines have been given right of way, on Tuesday, Sept. 24, 2013. The "field day" several groups including the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension, Caesar Kleberg Wildlife Research Institute and South Texas Natives. (Bob Owen/San Antonio Express-News)

Native grasses may flower again as pipelines are built

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Thousands of miles of pipelines are under construction across Texas. And the new pipelines provide a chance to replant native prairie grasses that have been crowded from the ecosystem.