Technology - Exclusives

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Report Highlights Growing Need To Combat Cyber Security Threats

Ninety of the 159 successful cyber intrusions targeted the U.S. Department of Energy’s Office of Science, which directs scientific research and heads 10 federal energy laboratories.

Mon, 09/14/2015 - 15:51
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Data Science Moving To Midstream

The extreme uncertainty prevailing in the energy sector can be counteracted by deploying analytics, according to a senior data scientist with SAS.

Mon, 08/31/2015 - 09:45
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Honda Discontinues The CNG Civic

The company says it simply didn’t see the market demand justify the continued production of what was one of the only dedicated natural gas-fueled consumer vehicles.

Fri, 07/17/2015 - 16:54
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Wolfcamp Leads Pack Of Permian Trends

Panelists discuss roles, potential of technology and collaboration for upstream, midstream operators in prolific basin.

Fri, 06/05/2015 - 11:01

Technology - Automation

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Companies That ‘Weave Technology Into Operations’ Boost Profit Margins

Interlacing specialized software through operations cuts down on inefficiencies and helps companies prevent profits from slipping through the cracks, technology expert says.

Caryn Livingston
Thu, 04/23/2015 - 07:57

Technology - Compression

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Matrix Service Wraps Up Restoration Of Green River Basin Compressor

The rebuild was originally contracted in August 2014 to provide mechanical and construction services to restore the nitrogen rejection unit, which had been damaged in an earlier fire.

Emily Moser
Tue, 12/15/2015 - 08:08
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NOVA Gas Transmission Signs Transportation Contracts

Russ Girling, president and CEO, said more capacity will support Western Canadian Sedimentary Basin gas resources. Unconventional natural gas supply growth in Alberta and British Columbia drive these new contracts.

Erin Pedigo
Mon, 11/16/2015 - 10:59
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Emera Receives Final CNG Export Authorization From Energy Department

Emera can export CNG up to the equivalent of 0.008 billion cubic feet per day of natural gas for 20 years from its proposed Port of Palm Beach, Fla., facility.

Erin Pedigo
Tue, 10/20/2015 - 11:58
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Sanchez Completes $345 Million Midstream Divestiture

Sanchez Production Partners, owned by Sanchez Energy affiliates, also completed amendments to its $500 million credit facility which increased the borrowing base to $200 million from $110 million.

Emily Moser
Thu, 10/15/2015 - 08:25

Technology - Corrosion

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Plains Must Purge Crude From Line 903 Pipeline

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration said surveys reveal Line 903 has similar corrosion characteristics as Line 901, which ruptured and spilled crude along Santa Barbara County, Calif., coast, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Fri, 11/13/2015 - 16:41
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Corrosive California Oil Put On Tankers To Asia

“Orphaned oil,” corrosive and contaminated with organic chlorides, is now shipping out after sitting three years in tanks outside San Francisco. Chevron loaded it onto two Asia-bound tankers, Bloomberg said. 

Tue, 04/28/2015 - 09:05
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FOX-TEK Provides Corrosion Monitoring Systems For A Technology Development Project

Fiber Optic Systems Technology Inc., Toronto, Ontario, Canada, has reported that the corporation will provide corrosion monitoring systems for a technology development project for the pipeline industry supported by the Alberta government.

Tue, 08/02/2011 - 09:47
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Specialty Pipelines To Become $3 Billion Business By 2015

Renewables pipelines will need remediation equipment, due to inherent corrosion, reports a new study by SBI Energy. In Washington, SBI Energy has recently published a report on specialty pipelines, titled “Specialty Pipelines for Renewable and Alternative Energy Substances.”

Sun, 03/20/2011 - 14:22

Technology - Leak Detection

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First Wrongful Death Suit Seeks Damages From SoCalGas Related To Methane Leak

Family lawyer said 79-year-old Zelda Rothman, who died Jan. 25, had stage 4 lung cancer and lived about 3 miles from source of methane escaping from Aliso Canyon gas storage field, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 02/04/2016 - 16:31
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Regulators Cancel Plan To Burn Methane Leaking From Aliso Canyon Storage Area

 Additional monitoring and reporting requirements would still be required. SoCal Gas would be required to withdraw gas reserves as quickly as possible while maintaining reliable supplies for customers, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 01/21/2016 - 10:57
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Experts Question Safety Of Plan To Burn Methane From Southern California Leak

Hearing board of South Coast Air Quality Management District scheduled a fourth meeting for Jan. 23 to take more testimony on plan to siphon off and incinerate methane, Reuters said.

Erin Pedigo
Wed, 01/20/2016 - 17:10
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California Regulators Consider Measures To Curb Aliso Canyon Methane Leak

At one point, California Air Resources Board estimated gas was escaping at rate of 58 tonnes per hour, accounting for roughly one-fourth of all methane emissions throughout the state, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo
Mon, 01/11/2016 - 09:26

Technology - New Equipment

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PennTex Continues To Grow Terryville Complex In Louisiana

The Houston company expects this to increase its natural gas processing capacity to 400 MMcf/d in the region's Terryville Complex.

Emily Moser
Mon, 09/14/2015 - 11:18
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Eclipse Makes Utica Midstream Deal, Posts Massive Production Increase

The company sold a condensate stabilization facility as part of a contractual agreement and continued to drive down drilling and completion costs in the Utica.

Darren Barbee
Thu, 08/13/2015 - 13:34
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NuStar’s North Beach Terminal Loading Dock Lease Approved

North Beach Terminal is scheduled for completion in the second quarter of 2017. In NuStar’s development plans, second dock will load Suezmax-class vessels, carrying about 1 million barrels of oil. 

Thu, 07/23/2015 - 09:12
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KCS Subsidiary Will Build Sasol’s Louisiana Ethane Cracker Rail Yard

The ethane cracker and derivatives complex will cost $8.1 billion. The cracker will produce 1.5 million tonnes of ethylene per year. There are six chemical manufacturing plants. 

Tue, 06/09/2015 - 11:01

Technology - SCADA

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Jaggi, LeBlanc Join EnLink’s Senior Leadership Team

Cynthia Jaggi was promoted to senior vice president of engineering and operations services, and Michael LeBlanc was promoted to senior vice president of liquids business unit operations.

Erin Pedigo
Tue, 01/12/2016 - 10:10
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Pantera Energy Implements Modern SCADA System

New system provides real-time remote data acquisition, monitoring, and control of assets in the field. Wells can be operated at higher efficiencies by analyzing site-specific, day-to-day processes. Offsite adjustments available. 

Erin Pedigo
Thu, 11/12/2015 - 15:16
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Redline Communications Unveils Super High-Speed Wireless System for Industrial SCADA

RTG Connect systems availability will begin in November 2013.

Wed, 11/06/2013 - 14:17
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Valerus Introduces New Monitoring, Analytics Tool

Valerus partnered with Enbase Energy Technology to develop the performance monitoring and analytics portion — or predictive SCADA — which automates real-time data, notifications and daily reports within the system.

Thu, 09/19/2013 - 16:02