Transport - Exclusives


Energy Infrastructure Strategy Remains Foggy After Governors’ Meeting

New wording in the regional energy infrastructure statement from six New England governors indicates states may not be able to overcome internal legislative barriers to form a unified strategy.

Caryn Livingston
Mon, 05/04/2015 - 08:31

DOT Issues Final Crude Oil, Ethanol Tank Car Ruling

The U.S. Department of Transportation released its long anticipated final rule requiring a phase-out or retrofit of all legacy DOT-111 rail cars transporting crude oil and ethanol.

Bryan Sims
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 16:06

All Eyes Turn To Infrastructure

Obama administration’s energy report highlights how attention has been drawn to midstream issues as policy makers wrestle with influx of domestic oil and gas.

Joseph Markman
Fri, 05/01/2015 - 11:44

Sail Away: LPG Exports On The Rise, Part II

With the recent start-up of the latest LPG export facility, Mariner South, the U.S. Gulf Coast has the infrastructure to support LPG exports of around 20 million barrels per month, most of which is propane.

Kristie Sotolongo
Wed, 04/22/2015 - 07:44

Transport - LNG


Petronas-Led Group Signs Pact On $30 Billion Canada LNG Project

Pacific NorthWest is one of 19 LNG projects proposed in British Columbia to chill and ship western Canadian natural gas to Asia growing energy markets in Asia, Bloomberg said.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 08:32

Midstream Ready For Next Wave Of Unconventional Energy Revolution

Former chief Texas regulator Barry Smitherman says exports and the migration from coal to natural gas pave the way to the future.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 10:41

Appea 2015: Coleman Hints At 2016 FID Target For Browse

Woodside boss Peter Coleman hasn’t set a specific date for final investment decision or first gas from floating LNG at Australia’s Browse Project, but said Southeast Asian markets want LNG.  

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 09:50

Unmanned FLNG Technology Stirs The Water At Appea

It’s called Solitude and for good reason. The unmanned, floating LNG concept unveiled at Appea immediately caused a ripple of excitement at the prospect of removing 150 to 200 human beings from a multibillion-dollar technological marvel.

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 12:06

Transport - Pipelines


Pembina Will Provide Sturgeon Refinery Terminaling

Pembina will provide terminaling under a 30-year fixed return agreement and a 10-year NGL mix purchase and sale agreement related to the third fractionator it’s constructing at its Redwater site.

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 11:59

Plains All American: Oil Cleanup Operations Continue At California Beach

State and federal agencies clean up crude oil that leaked from a Plains All American Pipeline LP pipeline in Santa Barbara County, Calif., on May 20. 

Thu, 05/21/2015 - 09:47

Plains All American: Oil Spills From California Pipeline

Oil leaked from a 24-inch pipeline in Santa Barbara County, Calif. Pipeline belongs to Plains All American Pipeline LP. Initial reports said oil reached a culvert leading to Pacific Ocean.

Wed, 05/20/2015 - 11:28

Georgia DOT Declines KMI’s Palmetto Application

Palmetto will transport petroleum products from Louisiana, Mississippi and South Carolina to parts of South Carolina, Georgia and Florida. Palmetto will handle 167,000 barrels per day of capacity.

Tue, 05/19/2015 - 15:04

Transport - Trucks & Rails


JP3 Measurement Launches Vapor Pressure Analyzer

Verax VPATM optical vapor pressure analyzer measures vapor pressure in condensate and crude oil in real time with no sample conditioning, before and during loading. It is field-deployable and in-line. 

Mon, 05/18/2015 - 09:50

Partnership Formed To Develop Permian, D-J Basin Rail Hubs

Hi-Crush Partners LP and ARB Midstream LLC entered definitive agreements to develop and operate Denver-Julesburg Basin and Permian Basin energy rail hubs. Each basin receives one rail hub.

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 16:39

BNSF Oil Train Derails, North Dakota Town Evacuates

A BNSF Railway train carrying crude oil derailed near Heimdal, N.D., about 50 miles east of Minot. Bloomberg said there were no injuries and six or seven cars derailed.  

Wed, 05/06/2015 - 14:25

Federal Oil Train Safety Rule Will Be Released Friday

Bloomberg said a federal safety rule making railroad tank cars hauling oil and other flammable liquids less prone to rupture will be released Friday, according to two people.

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 16:18