North Dakota Bolsters Pipeline Inspection Unit

North Dakota will add three oil and gas gathering pipeline inspectors in response to the state’s rapidly growing well count, which passed 15,000 in July and triggered the release of a budget appropriation.

Thu, 08/28/2014 - 13:29

MarkWest To Expand Keystone Complex Infrastructure

MarkWest Energy Partners LP announced a major expansion of processing and fractionation infrastructure at its Keystone complex in Butler County, Pa., to support increasing rich-gas production from the Marcellus Shale and Upper Devonian formations.

Tue, 08/26/2014 - 11:28

ExxonMobil Chemical Awards Contract To Jacobs

Jacobs Engineering Group Inc. was awarded a contract from ExxonMobil Chemical Co. to provide engineering, procurement and construction services as part of a multibillion-dollar ethane cracker project in ExxonMobil’s Baytown, Texas, complex and associated premium product facilities in Mont Belvieu, Texas. 

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 11:34

American Midstream Executes Eagle Ford Expansion Agreements

American Midstream Partners LP (AMID) announced the approval of its exercise of its right-of-first-offer to acquire the Gonzales County full-well-stream gathering system from an ArcLight Capital Partners LLC affiliate. 

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 09:38

GlobalData: FSU’s Refining Capex To Reach $9.8 Billion By 2020

A recent report from GlobalData forecasted that the Former Soviet Union (FSU) will spend about $9.8 billion on new refining capacity between 2014 and 2020 to add more than 400,000 barrels per day.

Wed, 08/06/2014 - 10:23

EnLink Midstream Announces Two Growth Projects

EnLink Midstream Partners LP and EnLink Midstream LLC announced two new growth projects in the Permian Basin and south Louisiana, the companies said in a statement.

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 17:46

Southcross Completes Merger, Makes Board Appointments

Southcross Energy LLC, the former owner of the general partner of Southcross Energy Partners LP, announced the completion of the agreement to combine with privately held gas gathering and processing partnership TexStar Midstream Services LP, located in the Eagle Ford Shale. 

Tue, 08/05/2014 - 10:30

Report Projects Rapid US Crude Growth

Domestic crude oil and condensate production will continue to grow rapidly through the end of this decade, according to a just-released Tudor, Pickering, Holt & Co. study. 

Paul Hart
Fri, 08/01/2014 - 13:40

Commercial Production Begins At Pascagoula Base Oils Plant

Chevron Corp. began commercial production of premium base oils from a newly constructed manufacturing site at the company’s Pascagoula, Miss., refinery.

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 09:01

ONEOK Partners To Build Gas Processing Plant, Related Infrastructure In SCOOP Play

ONEOK Partners LP announced plans to invest about $365 million to $470 million between 2014 and fourth-quarter 2016 to build a natural gas processing plant and related infrastructure to gather and process gas from the SCOOP. 

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 10:39

MarkWest Resumes Houston, Pa., Plant Operations, Completes Two Facilities

MarkWest Energy Partners LP announced it safely resumed Plant III operations at its processing and fractionation facility in Houston, Pa. 

Wed, 07/23/2014 - 11:09

MLPs Remain Ahead Of The Curve

Wells Fargo Securities reports that the MLP sector outpaced the S&P 500 for the fourth straight month.

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:56