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This May 22, 2015 photo from the U.S. Coast Guard shows two members of the Coast Guard’s Strike Team surveying the site of the pipeline break in the hills above Refugio Beach north of Goleta, Calif. (Chief Petty Officer David Mosley/U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

Pipeline operator defends its shutdown procedure

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The original owner of the pipeline skirted the Santa Barbara County requirement by successfully arguing in court in the late 1980s that it should be subject to federal oversight because the pipeline is part of an interstate network, said Kevin Drude, deputy director of the county’s Energy and Minerals Division. Auto shut-off valves are not required by federal regulators.
A crew in 2012 lowers a section of pipe into the ground with cradles near Winona, Texas. (AP Photo/Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sarah A. Miller)

Pipeline companies must operate more like the upstream sector, execs say

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Houston-based Navitas Midstream, which was founded about 18 months ago, and many others are finding that they must think and act like the upstream sector even though their profits are not as directly linked to the prices of oil and gas, said Bryan Neskora, Navitas chief operating officer, while speaking at the KPMG Global Energy Conference in Houston.
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Tesoro halts plans for Utah oil pipeline

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Tesoro’s project, the Uinta Express Pipeline, was to have shipped thick waxy crude oil from Utah’s Uinta Basin to the company’s plant in Salt Lake City.
Greg Armstrong, CEO of Plains All American Pipeline, at the company headquarters Thursday Sept. 25 2013.(Dave Rossman photo)

Plains boosts distribution for first quarter 2015

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Pipeline company Plains All American said it would pay its unitholders $0.685 in May.
Russ Girling, President & CEO, TransCanada Corporation, participates in the "Upstream Plenary: Opportunity Rich or Poor? State of the Global Upstream" during CERA Week at the Hilton Americas on March 4, 2014, in Houston. ( Mayra Beltran / Houston Chronicle )

TransCanada CEO cites new Beluga whale protections in delaying Energy East pipeline

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TransCanada’s has said it won’t build an oil export facility in Québec as part of its Energy East pipeline project.
(Dmitry Beliakov/Bloomberg News)

A pipeline developer is suing 103 West Virginia property owners to get access to their lands

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Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC’s lawsuit seeks access to the properties to conduct a survey for a possible pipeline route.
(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Mayors from Vancouver and other Canadian cities are trying to halt a Kinder Morgan pipeline

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The mayors of seven towns in British Columbia want the proposed Trans Mountain pipeline expansion put on hold.
Bloomberg Photo/Scott Dalton

FERC directs Texas pipeline company to investigate alternatives

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The city of Green has proposed moving about 103 miles of the Nexus pipeline away from southern Summit County and northern Stark County into southern Stark and Wayne counties, then western Wayne, Medina and Lorain counties.
Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Property owners seek to block West Virginia pipeline surveys

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The pipeline would stretch about 300 miles from northwestern West Virginia to Virginia’s Pittsylvania County.
(Dmitry Beliakov/Bloomberg News)

Anadarko buys into Colorado-to-Cushing pipeline project

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The Woodlands-based firm said Wednesday it has purchased a 20-percent stake in the pipeline company building the 550-mile Saddlehorn pipe, which is expected to start piping oil from the DJ Basin to the oil hub in Cushing in the middle of next year.