Regulation

Saskatchewan’s Premier Unsatisfied With Husky’s Oil Spill Response

Spill is smaller than some previous ones in Saskatchewan, but it is taking a bigger toll on wildlife because it involves a major river, said Peter Prebble, director of environmental policy at the Saskatchewan Environmental Society, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/27

After Pemex Gas Line Leak, 500 People Evacuated Near Mexican City

The valves on the affected stretch were closed on the Valtierrilla-Abasolo pipeline as workers sought to disperse the gas cloud, according to Pemex, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/27

Husky Energy: Pipeline Began Leaking Oil A Day Before Crews Arrived

The 19-year-old pipeline transports heavy oil and helps supply Husky's Lloydminster upgrader, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/26

PHMSA’s Proposed Rules: Welcome Regulatory Certainty Or Just Unwelcome?

API, INGAA unhappy with expanded reach of PHMSA’s natural gas pipeline proposed regulations.

2016/07/26

Suncor Diluent Pipeline That Leaked Remains Shut-in

Suncor did not immediately respond to requests for comment, but said on July 22 there had been no impact on operations. 

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/25

Canada Will Phase Out Older Crude-by-rail Cars By November

U.S. crude-by-rail volumes were 427,000 barrels per day (Mbbl/d) in April, down from a peak of 1.1 MMbbl/d in 2014, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/25

Report: US Would Miss Emissions Target If New Gas Pipelines Are Built

Environmentalists and landowners in states like New York have helped to block or slow down construction of proposed pipelines, such as the Pennsylvania-to-New York Constitution Pipeline, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/22

Court Decision Could Change Tax Burden On Pipeline MLPs

Decision by appeals court could have wide impact on MLP pipeline companies’ cost-based rates.

2016/07/18

DOE: Non-FTA Countries Can Receive Additional Gas From Cameron LNG

All necessary consents and approvals must be completed; financing must be obtained; and a final investment decision must be reached, among other conditions, Sempra said. 

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/18

California's CPUC Rejects SoCalGas' North-South Pipeline Plan

Researchers said leak from Aliso Canyon underground gas storage facility ranked as largest methane release in U.S. history, equivalent to annual greenhouse-gas emissions of nearly 600,000 cars, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/15

Pennsylvania Commonwealth Court Rules For Sunoco Pipeline, Mariner East 2 Project

The court's decision reaffirmed every decision by lower courts across Pennsylvania as to Sunoco Pipeline’s status as a public utility corporation. 

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/15

Japan Investigates Fairness Of LNG Contracts' Destination Clauses

Reuters reported that Japan, Europe, South Korea, China and India, which together account for about 80% of the world's total LNG imports, have jointly called for relaxing or abolishing the destination clauses.

Erin Pedigo
2016/07/14

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