Transport - Exclusives


Natural Gas Transportation Key To Energy Success, Executives Say

New infrastructure conference assembles top energy talent in Wyoming.

Deon Daugherty
Thu, 08/28/2014 - 12:06

North Dakota's Shale Prosperity Comes At A Price

In South Texas and North Dakota, where shale drilling has propelled U.S. oil production to the highest level in 28 years, thousands of 18-wheel trucks are rumbling to wells on roads designed decades ago for farmers to bring crops to markets.

Kristie Sotolongo
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 09:43

MLPs Remain Ahead Of The Curve

Wells Fargo Securities reports that the MLP sector outpaced the S&P 500 for the fourth straight month.

Frank Nieto
Fri, 07/11/2014 - 09:56

Investment In Midstream Infrastructure Rises

The U.S. shale revolution has fundamentally altered domestic hydrocarbon flows, necessitating a “replumbing” of America as new sources of supply are connected to long-haul transportation and key end markets.

Thu, 07/03/2014 - 10:30

Transport - LNG


Chevron, SK LNG Sign Gorgon LNG Supply Agreement

Chevron Corp.’s Australian subsidiaries signed a binding sales and purchase agreement (SPA) with a division of South Korea’s SK Group, SK LNG Trading Pte Ltd. 

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:52

Bernstein: Most US LNG Plans Will ‘Never Be Built’

Most of the proposed LNG plants meant to ship cargoes out of the U.S. will “never be built” as the collapse in oil prices damps global demand for the nation’s gas, according to Sanford C. Bernstein & Co.

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:50

Excelerate Energy Performs 700th Ship-To-Ship LNG Transfer

Excelerate Energy LP completed its 700th commercial Ship-to-Ship (STS) transfer of LNG on Jan. 7 in Escobar, Argentina, at the GNL Escobar LNG import facility, the company said in a statement. 

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 11:12

Wood Mackenzie Gives Global LNG Industry Review For 2014

Research firm Wood Mackenzie released its annual review of the LNG industry, titled “LNG: 2014 in Review,” the company said in a Jan. 8 statement. 

Thu, 01/08/2015 - 11:11

Transport - Pipelines


Senate Republicans Pass Keystone Bill As White House Vows A Veto

The Republican-controlled U.S. Senate passed a bill to approve the Keystone XL pipeline, setting up a conflict with President Barack Obama who has promised a veto.

Fri, 01/30/2015 - 10:30

Knight Warrior Moves Forward With 160-Mile Eaglebine Pipeline Project

The pipeline is estimated to cost approximately $300 million, subject to final pipeline design and shipper commitments, and is anticipated to be financed using a combination of debt and equity.

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 09:28

Columbia Pipeline Partners Launches IPO

Barclays and Citigroup will act as joint book-running managers and structuring agents for the offering.

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 09:02

Spectra Energy Acquires Brazoria Interconnector Gas Pipeline

Spectra Energy Corp. and Spectra Energy Partners will acquire, through their affiliate Spectra Energy Transmission II LLC, 100% of the equity interests in Brazoria Interconnector Gas Pipeline LLC (BIG).

Fri, 01/23/2015 - 10:59

Transport - Trucks & Rails


Watco Acquires Kinder Morgan Terminals

Watco also named Will Patterson and Derek Penner as Terminal and Port Services senior vice presidents of marketing and sales.

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 10:27

BNSF Railway Reevaluates Plan For Safer Cars Amid Client Talks

BNSF Railway Co., the railroad owned by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., is reconsidering a plan to buy 5,000 oil tank cars built to new safety standards after some customers voiced concern about the initiative.

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 10:52

Report: Crude-By-Rail Peak Expected In Next Two Years

In a new report titled “Crude by Rail: The New Logistics of Tight Oil and Oil Sands Growth,” IHS said that a peak in crude-by-rail transport is expected at about 1.5 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) in 2015 or 2016. 

Thu, 12/11/2014 - 11:53

Berkshire’s BNSF To Apply Surcharge On Older Crude Tank Cars

BNSF Railway Co. plans to apply a $1,000 surcharge for each older crude tank car, denting profits for shale drillers in North Dakota.

Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:24