Part of the Houston Ship Channel is now open after it was briefly shut down while about 31 barrels of diesel in Greens Bayou were cleaned up, Reuters said.
Global oil tanker industry association INTERTANKO protested ban on 113 oil tankers by Nigerian state oil company NNPC, Reuters said. Nigerian authorities must prove tankers’ involvement in illegal activities.
Legislation would require the Energy Department secretary to issue a final decision on LNG export applications 45 days after projects receive Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approval, Bloomberg said.
Nexen executives brought journalists to tour the site, which smells like tar. Sound cannons were deterring birds and other wildlife from becoming entangled in the gooey emulsion, Reuters said.
After an explosion, a pipeline supplying Nigeria’s southwest was shut down, Reuters said. The explosion was a result of clashing vandal groups. Oil is often stolen for refineries or exports.
‘The regulatory environment is expected to have a very material impact on the pace of growth and the peak level achieved,’ according to study.
Road and rail projects could be supported through proposed sale of 101 million barrels of crude from government's strategic petroleum reserve in 2018 to 2025 fiscal period, Reuters said.
Fort St. John, British Columbia-based Surerus Pipeline Inc. built Nexen Energy’s double-layer oil sands pipeline that ruptured and leaked 31,500 barrels of emulsion in Alberta, Reuters said.
Producers have shut in supplies due to a capacity squeeze on TransCanada’s NGTL system. Canadian producers sell increasingly less gas in the U.S., Bloomberg said.
Bear Head LNG Corp. and Bear Head LNG (USA) LLC can export up to 440 billion cubic feet (Bcf) per year of U.S. natural gas to Canada.
A pipeline installed just last year leaked 31,500 barrels of emulsion. Nexen found a hand-sized breach but does not know root cause of the leak, Reuters said.
None of the 35,000 gallons of crude oil reached waterways in a July 16 spill from a BNSF train east of Culbertson, Mont., officials told Reuters.