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U.S. Senator Ed Markey, D-Mass (SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

US Sen. Markey faults feds on natural gas export decision

The Massachusetts Democrat says the decision announced Friday will allow gas to be exported to Canada through the Maritimes and Northeast Pipeline where it will be exported overseas. The pipeline currently flows from Canada into New England.
Two women sit outside the offices of the National Energy Board after locking themselves to the doors by placing bike locks around their necks, to protest the Kinder Morgan Trans Mountain Pipeline expansion, in Vancouver, Canada, on Monday, Jan. 18, 2016. The proposed $5-billion expansion would nearly triple the capacity of the pipeline that carries crude oil from near Edmonton to the Vancouver area to be loaded on tankers and shipped overseas. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP)

US tribes oppose massive pipeline expansion in Canada

Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain project would nearly triple pipeline capacity from 300,000 to 890,000 barrels of crude oil a day. It would carry oil from Alberta’s oil sands to the Vancouver area to be loaded on to barges and tankers for Asian and U.S. markets.
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)

Oil stranded by Calif. pipeline break could be trucked out

Santa Barbara County planners are expected to decide in about a week whether to grant Exxon Mobil Corp.’s latest request to use trucks to move more than 17 million gallons of oil stranded in storage after the pipeline shut down in May after the break.
Kinder Morgan Inc. signage is displayed at the company's facility in Richmond, California, U.S., on Friday, Nov. 21, 2014. (David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Kinder Morgan cuts capital spending, takes $1.2 billion writedown

Kinder Morgan said Wednesday it plans to pare back its capital spending after a $1.2 billion impairment pushed the company into a fourth-quarter 2015 loss.
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Enbridge settles pipeline dispute with Red Lake for $18.5M

Enbridge Energy will pay the Red Lake Nation in northern Minnesota $18.5 million to settle a nearly decade-long dispute over unauthorized use of a small parcel of tribal land.
(Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Enterprise Products completes Texas-to-Louisiana pipeline project

The 270-mile Aegis pipeline, which runs to Napoleonville in Louisiana, begins at Enterprise’s natural gas liquids hub near Houston.
Harold Hamm, chairman and chief executive officer of Continental Resources Inc., speaks during the 2015 IHS CERAWeek conference in Houston, Texas, U.S., on Tuesday, April 21, 2015.  (Aaron M. Sprecher/Bloomberg)

Oklahoma oilman says US market quality reflected in price

Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources, says it’s a sign that the world sees domestic light, low-sulfur oil as superior to international oil, much of which is denser and higher in sulfur.
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Egypt to pay Israel $1.76 billion after halting gas supplies

The Israeli electric company sued the Egyptian providers EGPC and EGAS for $4 billion in damages

Judge throws out lawsuit challenging Nebraska pipeline law

A judge has thrown out a lawsuit challenging a Nebraska law that allowed the Nebraska governor to approve the proposed Keystone XL oil pipeline route through the state.
(David Paul Morris/Bloomberg)

Kinder Morgan’s credit rating threatened after deal to save ailing joint venture

Moody’s said Tuesday it had shifted Kinder Morgan’s credit outlook from stable to negative. The outlook isn’t a downgrade, but instead notice that a downgrade might be coming in the future.