Transport - Exclusives

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Texas Railroad Commissioner Urges Lifting Crude Export Ban

The U.S. and Texas would then have the upper hand in controlling global prices, Sitton says. The challenge for the industry is public perception.

Emily Moser
Mon, 03/16/2015 - 08:28
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Canadian Pacific Workers’ Strike Ends With Mediation Pact

A work stoppage that began on Feb. 15 ends on Feb. 17 with an agreement to enter arbitration.

Caryn Livingston
Tue, 02/17/2015 - 10:52
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Report: Tank Car Rules Could Prove Costly

A new research report found that proposed federal railroad tank car safety standards will be costly to implement and also will increase air pollution.

Paul Hart
Wed, 12/31/2014 - 11:29
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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

Transport - LNG

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Expect Canadian LNG Export Projects To Linger: Shell

Canada could become one of the world's top LNG exporters, but projects have not been constructed, as roughly 110 million tonnes of government-approved export capacity await FIDs, Reuters said.

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 17:01
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Port Arthur LNG Files For FERC Pre-File Review

The Sempra Energy subsidiary requested the pre-filing review for its proposed Port Arthur LNG facility in Port Arthur, Texas. It could handle about 10 million tonnes per year.

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 15:52
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FERC Will Consider Rio Grande Valley LNG Project

NextDecade LLC owns Rio Grande LNG. The project includes the 129-mile proposed Rio Bravo Pipeline and the Rio Grande LNG facility with six, 4.5-tonnes per year-capacity liquefaction trains, Reuters said.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 08:30
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Sullivan, Nish Take On BG’s Canadian LNG Projects

Houston-based Matt Sullivan and Vancouver, British Columbia-based Simon Nish took over Madeline Whitaker’s duties as president and overseeing the development of Prince Rupert LNG, Reuters said. 

Wed, 03/18/2015 - 15:29

Transport - Pipelines

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BlackRock, First Reserve Take $900 Million Stake In Mexico Pipeline Project

U.S.-based asset manager BlackRock Inc. and private-equity firm First Reserve took a roughly-$900 million joint stake in phase two of Mexico’s Los Ramones Pipeline project, state-owned Pemex said, Reuters reported. 

Fri, 03/27/2015 - 09:29
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Plains All American Pipeline, Delek Logistics Form Caddo Pipeline JV

The pipeline will move 80,000 barrels of crude oil from Longview, Texas, to Shreveport, La., and El Dorado, Ark. The joint venture between the companies creates Caddo Pipeline LLC.

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 08:59
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EnLink Midstream Will Acquire Victoria Express Pipeline

The pipeline transports condensate from DeWitt County, Texas, to the Port of Victoria. It handles about 50 Mbbl/d. The dropdown transaction’s total cost ranges between $210 million and $220 million.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 10:18
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FERC Will Consider Rio Grande Valley LNG Project

NextDecade LLC owns Rio Grande LNG. The project includes the 129-mile proposed Rio Bravo Pipeline and the Rio Grande LNG facility with six, 4.5-tonnes per year-capacity liquefaction trains, Reuters said.

Tue, 03/24/2015 - 08:30

Transport - Trucks & Rails

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Report: Kinetic Energy, Not Contents, Likely Cause Train Derailment Fires

Kinetic energy created by a derailment factors more heavily in the size of a fire than whatever the train is hauling, according to a report, the American Petroleum Institute said. 

Thu, 03/26/2015 - 12:27
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Senate Democrats Urge Oil Train Safety Standards

Democratic lawmakers wrote in cosponsored legislation that “these outdated cars pose an alarming risk,” Reuters said. Sen. Maria Cantwell introduced the legislation concerning regulation of train-transported Bakken crude oil.

Wed, 03/25/2015 - 14:24
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Flammability Of Oil Sands Crude Being Discussed

Train shipments of crude oil from Alberta's oil sands are potentially as flammable as North Dakota Bakken oil. Viscous bitumen from the oil sands is mixed with one-third condensate, Reuters said.

Fri, 03/20/2015 - 09:58
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Drevna: Rail Industry Must Prevent Oil Train Accidents

Charles Drevna, president of American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers, said preventing crude oil train derailments is the rail industry’s responsibility, Reuters said. Poor track conditions helped cause over 1,100 derailments last year.

Tue, 03/17/2015 - 14:13