GPA Midstream Adds Regulatory Focus

Advocacy group speaks for midstream sector’s interests at federal and state levels.


Energy Transfer Reportedly Buys Land Near Dakota Access Route

According to a deed filed with officials in Morton County, N.D., David and Brenda Meyer sold 20 parcels of land totaling more than 6,000 acres to Dakota Access LLC this week.


Energy’s Future And The Ongoing Election Cycle

While two contentious nominees vie for the presidency, and even afterward, energy will continue to make the world go ’round.


US And Canadian Native Tribes Form Alliance To Halt Oil Pipelines

The oil-rich province of Alberta is reeling from a crash in commodity prices, partly due to insufficient means of moving oil to lucrative international markets, Reuters reported. 


UK Will Receive First Shipment Of Gas Hydraulically Fractured In US

Ineos has access to more than 1 million acres of land across England and Scotland containing shale gas deposits, but has yet to apply for a planning permit, Reuters reported.


Government Will Meet Native American Tribal Leaders Amid Dakota Access Pipeline Protests

A goal of upcoming discussions will likely be to clarify what is meant by "consultation." Interior Department and Bureau of Indian Affairs tend to hold face-to-face bilateral meetings with tribal leaders, Reuters reported.


ExxonMobil To Pay $12 Million In Montana Oil Spill Settlement

ExxonMobil Pipeline Co.'s Silvertip pipeline burst July 1, 2011 at a crossing beneath the flood-swollen Yellowstone River near Billings, Mont., about 150 miles downstream from Yellowstone National Park.


US Government Approves Colonial Pipeline Restart

The largest gasoline conduit in the U.S. was partially shut down after a leak was discovered on Sept. 9 in Alabama, and motorists have since suffered long waits to fill up at forecourts across the southeast.


Northern Gateway Will Not Appeal Canadian Court Decision Reversing Its Approval

Canada's former Conservative government in 2014 approved Northern Gateway, which would carry oil from the Alberta oil sands to a port in British Columbia for export. 


Colonial Delays Restart Of Main Gas Line After Leak

Colonial's Line 1, with a capacity of 1.2 MMbbl/d, runs to Greensboro, N.C., from Houston, Reuters reported.


Canada's NEB Reports That Energy East Pipeline Panel Steps Down

The section of line that would run through predominantly French-speaking Quebec was being analyzed by the panel that quit. Officials said there are few qualified French-speaking experts, Reuters reported.


North Dakota Oil Pipeline Delays Could Hit Producers, Shippers

Should the Dakota Access pipeline be delayed for a substantial period, it would affect producers who had counted on demand for oil to be rapidly shipped to the U.S. Gulf, as well as shippers who could find themselves stuck with crude.