As overall volumes increase in this maturing play, two new major export pipelines arrive on the scene.
West Africa tantalizes midstream operators with visions of high demand and easy-to-refine sweet crude.
The race to move natural gas from the Horn River basin in northeastern British Columbia is heating up, as EnCana, Spectra Energy, TransCanada and Pacific Trails Pipelines Ltd. have all announced plans to build new pipeline systems to move the gas to market.
With significant pipeline additions in recent years, Barnett Shale producers now have access to markets throughout the country.
As producers develop plans to extract natural gas from the burgeoning Marcellus shale play, pipeline companies are stepping up their efforts to build the transportation systems needed to move the gas to markets throughout the mid-Atlantic and northeastern United States.
Operators are working to insure that transportation capacity is available for growing oil and gas production.
With exploration and production increasing in the play, operators are looking to expand midstream infrastructure and services in South Texas.
As upstream activities ramp up in the play, midstream operators are looking for new build-out projects in the Texas Panhandle and western Oklahoma.
Burgeoning production potential continues to surpass expectations in the Haynesville shale. Can pipeline capacity keep pace?
Both Transneft and Gazprom are currently building long-distance oil and natural gas transportation systems.
Pipelines and processing and storage, oh my! The Marcellus shale play is growing up, and midstream developers are crucial to its success. Is a new Pennsylvania supply hub on the horizon?