Category: Pipelines

Enbridge surges after asset shift, dividend boost

Enbridge said yesterday it plans to move C$17 billion worth of Canadian liquids pipelines to the Enbridge Income Fund to help pay for capital investment.  More »

Shale gas line to the Northeast gets federal nod

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s approval means the 124-mile Constitution Pipeline could be built and operational by next winter.  More »

Kinder Morgan remains optimistic at $70 US oil through 2015

Kinder Morgan doesn’t expect lower oil prices to have a major impact on its pipelines and storage business, the company said today.  More »

It’s official: Kinder Morgan’s all one company

Kinder Morgan Inc. has completed acquisition of three related companies.  More »

TransCanada drops PR firm that recommended controversial tactics

Edelman plan calls for the company to pressure its opponents by “distracting them from their mission and causing them to redirect their resources,”  More »

Tribal head to speed North Dakota pipeline talks

The Three Affiliated Tribes has demanded environmental assurances and cash for permission for it to pass through land it recently acquired.  More »

As deadline on proxy vote for major deal nears, Kinder Morgan seeks to sway investors

While Richard Kinder himself is strongly in favor of the deal, a few smaller investors have raised concerns that the move away from the tax-advantaged master limited partnership structure will cause problems.  More »

Senate vote on Keystone XL set to be close

The latest drama over Keystone XL is headed into its final act, as the Senate prepares to vote on legislation that would authorize the pipeline. And it’s likely to be a nail biter.  More »

Dayton: Pipelines part of solution to rail backlog

Heavy rail traffic originating from North Dakota’s oil fields has long been blamed for the shipping delays that have affected farmers and coal and propane suppliers throughout the Midwest.  More »

Exxon Mobil denies making spill papers secret

Plaintiffs in the case are asking a federal judge to force Exxon Mobil to prove that the information in hundreds of thousands of maintenance and repair documents on the pipeline need to be kept secret.  More »

Plains to buy half of BridgeTex in $1.1 billion deal

The pipeline is a major artery for the basin with a capacity of 300,000 barrels per day of crude.  More »

Investors lose bid to stop vote on Kinder Morgan deal

A Delaware state judge denied a request by investors to delay a shareholder vote on Kinder Morgan’s $44 billion deal to fuse all of its companies.  More »

Plains All American profits up 40 percent

Plains All American set its course forward into a more uncertain energy market with a flurry of deals and third-quarter results propelled higher by the flood of crude flowing from shale plays.  More »

Republicans have votes to force Keystone XL approval

Republicans now have the votes they need in the House and the Senate to force President Barack Obama’s hand on the Keystone XL pipeline.  More »

Dominion asks feds to begin project review

The Richmond, Virginia-based energy provider says it took the necessary first step Tuesday in the extensive Federal Energy Regulatory Commission review process.  More »