Category: Pipelines

Homeowners suing over Wis. gas pipeline spill

Homeowners sued over a massive gasoline spill in southeastern Wisconsin this summer that has contaminated many of their wells, their attorneys said.  More »

Yakama Nation: Gas pipeline damages historic site

The Yakama Nation has asked the federal government to halt construction of a natural gas pipeline across southwest Washington’s White Salmon River, saying the project will impair an archaeological site that is culturally significant to the tribe.  More »

Archaeological concerns slow natural gas pipeline

Already delayed by slow permit approval, the proposed Tennessee Gas pipeline from West Milford to Mahwah is now being held up by federal officials because it would either run through or near historic areas, including Native American burial grounds.  More »

Not enough pipelines, so crude sells at discount

A $21 price difference between crude oil in Midland and Cushing, Okla., is an all-time high, as oil production in the Permian Basin far outpaces the pipeline infrastructure to move it.  More »

Oil and gas pipeline demand to surge through 2016

Demand for oil and natural gas infrastructure will rise by more than 6 percent each year through 2016, as drilling proliferates across new U.S. regions, according to researchers at The Freedonia Group.  More »

Iran starts building gas pipeline to Syria

An Iranian semi-official news agency says the country has started building a $10 billion natural gas pipeline to Syria as part of efforts to boost its energy sector that has been battered by international sanctions.  More »

Environmentalists, industry leaders renew fight over Keystone XL

Supporters and opponents have renewed their fight over the $7 billion project, as the Obama administration heads toward a decision early next year on whether to approve a border-crossing permit for the pipeline that would carry oil sands crude from Alberta, Canada to the Gulf Coast.  More »

Houston’s Targa puts $950 million into Bakken assets

Houston-based pipeline and processing company Targa Resources will pay $950 million to expand into the lucrative Bakken shale play of North Dakota, the company said Thursday.  More »

Baker Hughes chairman says U.S. will face shale gas competition

The energy industry must educate the public and its elected officials about the benefits of technologies driving the natural gas shale boom, Baker Hughes’ chairman says.  More »

Royal Dutch Shell shuts down Nigeria oil pipeline

Royal Dutch Shell PLC says it has shut down a pipeline in Nigeria’s oil-rich southern delta after finding leaks it blamed on oil thieves.  More »

NuStar to sell S.A. refinery, buy Eagle Ford pipelines

NuStar Energy LP said it will boost its investment in the Eagle Ford Shale and sell its San Antonio refinery as part of a plan to focus on more stable operations.  More »

Energy stocks hammered after Obama wins election

U.S. energy stocks were sharply lower Wednesday after President Barack Obama secured re-election to a second term in the White House.  More »