Transport - Exclusives

Shell Pipeline Deal With Locap Adds Rate Certainty; Sunoco Adds Access

Joint tariff between Zedeco, Locap to allow Poseidon crude to move from Houma to St. James, La.


Imports Heat Up, Eh?, As US Looks North To Meet Gas Demand

Heat and low prices at the Alberta hub prompt a surge of Canadian natural gas imports into the U.S.


Loss Of Sandpiper Could Help Bring Bakken Into Balance

If Sandpiper Pipeline Project is snuffed, supply-and-demand balance in Bakken could arrive sooner, East Daley analysts say.


Texas Midstream: Opportunities And Challenges

The East Coast businessman was on his first-ever trip out to Houston and Texas. Standing at the window of a major gas transmission system’s high-rise headquarters, he surveyed the thick urban forest that stretched out to the horizon 20 stories below. The Bayou City nestled down in its green carpet like ladybugs in a parsley bed.


Transport - LNG

California Considers LNG Imports For Peak Power Days

California explores LNG option as it seeks to limit natural gas use but maintain power generation level.


Leading LNG Importers Ease Up On The Gas

Japan, South Korea cut back on LNG imports, but emerging Asian markets increase demand, EIA says.


PNG LNG Partners Consider Multiyear Spot Cargo Deals

Marketing for PNG LNG is handled by ExxonMobil for all the partners, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo

Mexico’s Open For Business

U.S. firms across the value chain can take advantage of opportunities that will emerge from Mexico’s energy reform, say experts at EnerCom.


Transport - Pipelines

Protesters Shut Down Energy East Pipeline Hearing In Montreal

There is no word yet on a new date for the hearing, said NEB spokeswoman Sarah Kiley, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo

Phillips 66 Partners To Buy S. Louisiana NGL Logistics Assets

Phillips 66 Partners To Buy S. Louisiana NGL Logistics Assets


Nord Stream 2 Pipeline 'Bad Deal' For Europe, Biden Says

Many eastern European countries and the U.S. have said the pipeline could limit supply routes and the energy security of the European Union, which gets a third of its gas from Russia.

Emily Moser

Celebrities Join Native American Protest Of Bakken Shale Pipeline

The Dakota Access pipeline, being built by a group of firms led by Energy Transfer Partners, would be the first to bring Bakken Shale from North Dakota directly to refineries in the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Emily Moser

Transport - Trucks & Rails

Derailed Canadian Pacific Train Leaks Diesel Near Toronto Residential Area

Toronto police said there were no charges involved in the incident, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo

Canada Will Phase Out Older Crude-by-rail Cars By November

U.S. crude-by-rail volumes were 427,000 barrels per day (Mbbl/d) in April, down from a peak of 1.1 MMbbl/d in 2014, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo

US Regulators Propose Information-sharing Rule For Trains Carrying Crude

The June 3 accident, in which nearly a dozen rail cars in a 96-car Union Pacific train carrying crude derailed and burst into flames about 70 miles from Portland, Ore., rekindled oil-by-rail safety concerns, Reuters reported.

Erin Pedigo

With Pipeline Down, Suncor Trucks Oil From Mackay River Oil Sands Site

One source said Suncor wanted to transport about 10 Mbb/d by truck and needed to move the bitumen volumes so it can keep producing and maintain pressure in its oil sands reservoir.

Erin Pedigo