Category: Pipelines

Chevron draining natural gas after worker death

Authorities said that a Chevron Corp. subsidiary was still releasing natural gas Sunday from a pipeline off the Louisiana coast where a Saturday incident killed a maintenance worker.  More »

Oklahoma oil hub getting bigger with new pipelines

New pipeline projects are expanding the size of an Oklahoma crude oil hub that is already one of the most important oil storage facilities in the world.  More »

1 dead in gas accident on offshore La. platform

A contractor was killed and two others were injured Saturday during maintenance on a Chevron natural gas pipeline off the Louisiana coast, authorities said.  More »

CPUC Abandons Safety in PG&E Decision

After four years of political limbo, administrative law judges for the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) last week released their recommended enforcement actions against California’s largest utility.  Stemming from PG&E’s 2010 pipeline explosion in San Bruno, the recommendation will do little, if anything, to improve safety, and could actually undermine the company’s efforts to upgrade […]  More »

Back from South Texas, regulator re-warns of pipeline threat

Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter returned Thursday from a visit to oil installations with a grim safety assessment. But the industry, he stressed, was not to blame.  More »

New Boardwalk pipeline to supply Freeport LNG project

Gulf South Pipeline Co., a subsidiary of Houston-based Boardwalk Pipeline Partners, plans to build a 65-mile pipeline to feed the planned Freeport LNG Development facility.  More »

Official says fighting in Iraq delays Iran gas exports

Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh said the pipeline goes partly through territory now controlled by the Islamic State group.  More »

Enterprise and Kinder Morgan to gauge demand for new pipelines

Enterprise Product Partners and Kinder Morgan Energy Partners are evaluating demand for two proposed two new pipelines serving the Utica region in Ohio and the Williston Basin region of North Dakota.  More »

Boardwalk to buy Chevron pipeline for $295 million

Boardwalk Pipeline Partners L.P. has worked out a $295 million deal to buy the Evangeline ethylene pipeline system from Chevron, Boardwalk announced Wednesday.  More »

PG&E plans to appeal penalty in deadly blast

The filing didn’t list a reason for the appeal. The gas pipeline explosion in a San Francisco suburb killed eight people in 2010.  More »

PG&E fined $1.4 billion for deadly 2010 blast

The explosion killed eight people and prompted national alerts about aging pipelines.  More »

Dominion creates joint venture for $5 billion East Coast pipeline

Dominion Resources has formed a joint venture with three other East Coast energy companies to own and operate a $4.5 billion to $5 billion natural gas pipeline serving Virginia and North Carolina, the company announced today.  More »