The Trans-Alaska pipeline snakes its way to the North Slope next to the Dalton Highway north of Fairbanks, Alaska. (AP file photo/Al Grillo)

Repair planned for small leak in trans-Alaska pipeline

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Alyeska Pipeline Service Co. is working on a repair for a small crude oil leak found in a buried section of the trans-Alaska pipeline, but for now an employee is tending to the leak with a rag.
Gregory Ebel, President and CEO of Spectra Energy, talks about the Texas Eastern Transmission which has 9,200 miles of pipeline connecting the Gulf Coast to Northeast United States on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2012, in Houston.  Gregory Ebel, President and CEO of Spectra Energy, is featured in a Business Q&A  ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

Houston operator of ruptured gas pipeline fined in 2011 inspection

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Spectra Energy was cited during the 2011 inspection for three violations, including failure to inspect sections of pipe for corrosion, and was required to pay a civil penalty of $134,500, according to reports by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration.
(Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Energy Transfer not backing off $48 billion Williams bid

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Energy Transfer isn’t abandoning its bid to buy midstream giant Williams Cos., despite a public rebuke of its $48 billion offer Sunday.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Williams exploring options after rejecting possible acquisition

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Tulsa, Oklahoma-based Williams said it was offered an unsolicited, all-equity deal worth $64 per share.
Shoreline Cleanup Assessment Technique team members, left, evaluate oil coverage as a hand crew worker scraps areas affected by an oil spill at Refugio State Beach, north of Goleta, Calif., on Wednesday, June 10, 2015.  (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

Workers clean up oil spill on California beaches by hand

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The painstaking task at Refugio State Beach marks a new front in the cleanup after an underground pipeline leaked last month.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Enbridge will shift Canadian pipelines, wind projects in $15.2 billion restructuring

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Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge will move its Canadian liquids pipeline business and four wind projects into its affiliated Enbridge Income Fund. In exchange, the income fund will pay its parent companies C$18.7 billion ($15.2 billion) and take on C$11.7 billion ($9.53 billion) in debt.
Rich Kinder, left, chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle)

Kinder Morgan looks to sign producers to Ohio-Texas NGL pipeline

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The proposed line, called Utica Marcellus Texas Pipeline, will carry natural gas liquids from the rich shale plays of Ohio region to the processing centers along the Gulf Coast.
Fire after a pipeline explosion in rural DeWitt County, Texas, illuminates the horizon Sunday, June 14, 2015. Authorities said no one was injured after a natural gas pipeline rupture sparked a massive fire that prompted home evacuations in South Texas. (Richard Hoang/The Victoria Advocate via AP)

Investigators looking into Cuero pipeline explosion

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Investigators are looking into what caused a gas pipeline to rupture Sunday in DeWitt County. A 42-inch coated steel gathering line operated by Energy Transfer Partners exploded around 8:15 p.m. northwest of Cuero.
Fire after a pipeline explosion in rural DeWitt County, Texas, illuminates the horizon Sunday, June 14, 2015. Authorities said no one was injured after a natural gas pipeline rupture sparked a massive fire that prompted home evacuations in South Texas. (Richard Hoang/The Victoria Advocate via AP)

Evacuations but no injuries after pipeline ruptures in Texas

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DeWitt County Emergency Operations Center spokeswoman Peggy Fonseca says an Energy Transfer Partners pipeline ruptured near Lindenau around 8 p.m. Sunday.
A spinoff of National Oilwell Varco announced plans to buy a company that supplies the energy industry with pipes, valves and fittings.

Shell Midstream registers $361 million more units

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Shell Midstream sold the 7,692,308 common units in a May 2015 private deal with investors at a price of $39.00 per unit, according to documents filed Friday with the SEC.