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Federal data: As oil production soars, so do pipeline leaks

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An analysis of federal data by The Associated Press shows that since 2009, the annual number of significant accidents on oil and petroleum pipelines has shot up by almost 60 percent, roughly matching the rise in U.S. crude oil production.
A section of the Alyeska Pipeline Service Company 800 mile Trans Alaska Pipeline crosses a mountain ridge near Delta Junction, Alaska, Wednesday, August 17, 2005.  (Photographer: Daniel Acker/Bloomberg News)

Williams Cos. pipeline merger to create $33 billion partnership

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Williams follows Kinder Morgan Inc., the largest pipeline operator, in consolidating a master-limited partnership to make more cash available to pay investors and expand operations.
Pipelines run toward oil storage tanks stand at the Enbridge Inc. Cushing storage terminal in Cushing, Oklahoma, U.S., on Wednesday, March 25, 2015. (Daniel Acker/Bloomberg)

Crude oil prices rise again after U.S. inventories continue to dip

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U.S. crude inventories declined by 2.2 million barrels from the week prior, which had seen a dip of nearly 4 million barrels. U.S. refinery inputs last week also decreased an average of 379,000 barrels a day from the previous week, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration update. Refineries operated at more than 91 percent capacity last week.
Enterprise Products Partners, which operates this complex in Mont Belvieu, also plans a propylene plant on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Enterprise Products, Occidental to build gas processing facility

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The announcement accompanied Enterprise Product’s first quarter results for 2015.
Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz, along with Mayor Julian Castro speak with Madison High School students in San Antonio about their solar car initiative.  (Photo: Helen L. Montoya/San Antonio Express News)

Ernest Moniz: Changing business models in energy demand new infrastructure investments

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Energy Secretary Moniz spoke to FuelFix about and the changing face of domestic energy and the need to modernize the nation’s aging infrastructure for moving oil, gas and electricity.
Kinder Morgan CEO Richard Kinder speaks at the 2015 CERAWeek conference in Houston. (Billy Smith/Houston Chronicle)

Richard Kinder at CERAWeek: Industry hides from public “like we’re selling cigarettes”

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Kinder said in an interview that oil and gas leaders hadn’t done enough to show how important the industry is
Rich Kinder, left, chairman and CEO of Kinder Morgan. (Melissa Phillip/Houston Chronicle)

Kinder Morgan CEO says to expect more acquisitions

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Kinder Morgan’s board said it would raise the dividend to 48 cents per share, up 14 percent from the prior year’s Q1 payout of 42 cents per share.
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Houston-based oil and natural gas developer sells Utica stake for $575 million

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EV Energy Partners will sell its 21 percent stake in a system of natural gas gathering and compression facilities in eastern Ohio for $575 million, it announced Monday morning.
(Diego Giudice/Bloomberg News)

Methane leaks from city pipes have dropped sharply, study finds

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The research suggests that advancements in equipment and better maintenance are helping drive down emissions of the potent heat-trapping gas.
(AP Photo/The Tyler Morning Telegraph, Sarah A. Miller)

Houston companies partnering with Tennessee refiner to build pair of Texas pipelines

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Delek Chairman and CEO Uzi Yemin said in a written statement that the pipelines would be the company’s first major U.S. development projects.