Transport - Pipelines

FERC Approves Construction Of TransCanada's Leach XPress, Rayne XPress Lines

The combined $1.8 billion investments will provide additional outlets to transport domestic, clean burning natural gas from the Marcellus and Utica production areas to higher-value Midwest and Gulf Coast markets.


BSEE, Coast Guard Respond To Pipeline Release In GoM

The Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) and the U.S. Coast Guard are responding to a release of gas and condensate from a pipeline at West Cameron 165 in the Gulf of Mexico.


PHMSA Issues Rule To Improve Pipeline Operations Safety

The rule announced on Jan. 19 addresses mandates included in the Pipeline Safety, Regulatory Certainty, and Job Creation Act of 2011, PHMSA said.


US Army To Begin Environmental Study Of Dakota Pipeline

Reuters reported that on Jan. 16 and 17, 16 people were arrested for a number of offenses, including engaging in a riot and assault on a peace officer, bringing the total number of arrests to 603 since Aug. 10.


Plains All American Will Expand Cactus Pipeline Capacity

Manifold and metering enhancements at the origination point will be part of the expansion, and will likely be completed by third-quarter 2017.


Russia Opens New Domestic Gas, Oil Pipelines

The Bovanenkovo-Ukhta 2 gas pipeline, which has the capacity to pump 263 million cubic meters per day, will feed supplies into export routes to northern Europe, Reuters said.


Activists Succeed In Consigning Projects To ‘Purgatory’

A BTU Analytics expert describes how environmental opposition in the Northeast creates pipelines to nowhere.


PHMSA Passes Rule Boosting Safety On Oil, Refined Product Lines

The U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) said on Jan. 13 it has passed a rule to boost safety requirements on the country's oil and refined products pipelines.


Transco Pipeline’s Early January Natural Gas Delivery Breaks 2015 Record

Completed expansions to the Transco system in 2015 and 2016 contributed to the new volume records in early January, the company said.


Japanese JV Will Build Gas Pipeline In Thailand For PTT

A natural gas pipeline built by a joint venture of Japanese companies Marubeni and Itochu will stretch 430 kilometers (267 miles) in Thailand from Rayong to Nonthaburi, just north of the capital, Bangkok, Reuters reported.


Sidley Austin: Exports, LNG Will Crank Up Natural Gas Prices

Law firm partners see Trump’s protectionist sound bites as potential threat.


British Columbia Approves Environmental Assessment Of Trans Mountain Pipeline

British Columbia said on Jan. 11 it had given the green light to an environmental assessment of Kinder Morgan Inc.'s Trans Mountain oil pipeline project, which crosses the Western Canadian province.