Not All Is Worry-Free In Oil-Crazy Texas

Producers cannot escape the grip of regulation.

Mike Madere
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:36

Texas Railroad Commissioner: US Must Protect Border Pipeline Rights Of Way

Texas Railroad Commissioner David Porter wrote to the commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Patrol with his concerns that Mexican cartels use pipeline rights of way for illegal entry into the U.S.

Caryn Livingston
Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:31

Kinder Morgan Gets Hart-Scott-Rodino Approval

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission granted Kinder Morgan Inc. early termination of the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act for its proposed acquisition of Kinder Morgan Energy Partners LP.

Mon, 08/25/2014 - 13:22

FERC Delays Constitution Pipeline EIS

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) revised its schedule for the completion of the environmental impact statement (EIS) for Constitution Pipeline Co. LLC’s and Iroquois Gas Transmission System LP’s Constitution Pipeline and Wright Interconnect projects, according to a notice issued by the FERC.

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 15:40

Social Media Could Be Key To Gaining Social License To Operate

A survey implies the industry is underutilizing social media to communicate with the public, specifically concerning fracking.

Velda Addison
Mon, 08/18/2014 - 14:09

DOE Suspends Conditional Decisions On LNG Export Applications

Effective Aug. 15, the U.S. Department of Energy will no longer issue conditional decisions on export applications for LNG from the Lower 48 states to non-free trade agreement (FTA) countries before the review required by the National Environmental Policy Act. 

Fri, 08/15/2014 - 10:29

US Condensate Exports A ‘Game Changer’

The federal government’s approval of minimally processed condensate exports, first sought by Enterprise Products Partners LP and Pioneer Natural Resources Co., is “a potential a game changer” that could have a significant impact on world crude and product trading.

Paul Hart
Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:26

Mexico’s Demand For US Gas To Increase

Power demand is expected to grow from 2.5 Bcf/d today to 6 Bcf/d in 2019, analyst says.

Deon Daugherty
Thu, 08/07/2014 - 11:35

Colorado Governor Strikes Deal Seen Avoiding Fracking Curbs

Colorado, the U.S. state with the fastest-growing oil production last year, struck a deal with drilling opponents that is likely to avert a November ballot vote that might have slowed hydraulic fracturing.

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 14:36

Mexico’s Senate Approves Energy Bill

Local content requirements for E&P companies doing business in Mexico could gradually rise from 25% next year to 35% by 2025 if changes approved in a bill by the Senate receive blessings from the country’s lower house and president.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 09:13

Commerce Department Ruling Affects Forecast

In late June, while much of the world's attention was focused on Colombia successfully routing Japan to continue its undefeated run at the World Cup, operators in the U.S. scored a key victory as Pioneer Natural Resources Co. and Enterprise Products Partners LP received approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce to sell minimally refined condensate to foreign buyers.

Fri, 07/25/2014 - 08:40

API Rebuts DOT’s Claim That Bakken Crude Is ‘On The High End Of Volatility’

The American Petroleum Institute (API) rebutted the U.S. Department of Transportation’s claim that crude oil from the Bakken Shale is especially volatile compared to other crude oils.

Thu, 07/24/2014 - 13:51