Dual complaints were filed Friday against the Calgary-based company in state courts in York and O’Neill, Nebraska, by David Domina, the lawyer whose prior effort to halt construction of the 1,179-mile conduit was defeated by a cadre of judges who ruled his clients hadn’t established their legal right to sue. More »
Crude has long coursed from Canada to Oklahoma through the existing Keystone pipeline. Southeast Texas connected to that line in January last year when the Keystone XL southern leg ending in Nederland was complete, and Gulf Coast plants are already refining crude from Canadian fields.
Executives at the event hailed the route as a step toward North American energy independence. More »
Enbridge Inc. has announced it will build an offshore crude oil pipeline extending to Hess Corporation’s Stampede Gulf of Mexico project. More »
The American Petroleum Institute’s decision to create a new midstream department focusing on that segment of the oil and gas industry follows the lead of regulators, executives and environmentalists who also are increasingly involved in energy infrastructure. More »
The workers make steel pipes and tubes used in drilling for oil and gas as well as construction. More »
The comment came after Sens. John Hoeven and Joe Manchin on Tuesday introduced legislation to approve Keystone XL, formally kicking off the latest congressional push to authorize the pipeline. More »
Exxon Mobil says it shouldn’t have to release any further information on a proposed but abandoned pipeline intended to run alongside the Pegasus pipeline that ruptured in 2013 in central Arkansas.
With oil prices dropping, Alaska Gov. Bill Walker has halted new spending on six high-profile projects, pending further review. More »
Federal regulators are considering the proposal to repurpose a 1,000-mile pipeline owned by Kinder-Morgan Energy Partners and MarkWest that runs from Ohio to the Gulf Coast. More »
Dominion filed lawsuits earlier this week in circuit courts against 20 property owners in Nelson County and 27 in Augusta County. That number is expected to double, the company said. More »
The company has estimated cleanup costs to be about $1.2 billion, including $227 million on environmental consultants. More »
The Houston-based midstream company’s general counsel and corporate secretary, Stephanie Hildebrandt, is leaving to join Norton Rose Fulbright, while Craig Murray, a Vinson & Elkins corporate partner in Houston, has been hired to replace her. More »
The 796,000 barrel-a-day pipe carries heavy, medium and light sour crude from Edmonton, Alberta, to Superior, Wisconsin. More »
Christopher Wahmhoff told a Calhoun County judge Tuesday that if he “was getting put away for 50 years it would be worth it.” More »