Transport - Exclusives

GPA Midstream Adds Regulatory Focus

Advocacy group speaks for midstream sector’s interests at federal and state levels.


Enterprise Products, INEOS Load First Cargo Of Ethane From Morgan’s Point

Enterprise ships first cargo of ethane from the Houston Ship Channel to Rafnes, Norway.


Excelerate Energy Completes LNG Ship-To-Ship Transfer Milestone

Excelerate hits milestone with 1,000th STS transfer of LNG at Argentine terminal.


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 - LNG

Several Countries Seek LNG Tenders For Near-Term Delivery

South Korea's demand is seen as a potentially key determinant of winter spot LNG prices in Asia because the country has to replace so much lost nuclear output caused by September's earthquake, Reuters reported.


Inpex Asks Indonesia To Boost Masela Field's LNG Production

This would be the second time Japan's Inpex and Shell have proposed to increase output from the deepsea field offshore eastern Indonesia. The field was initially expected to produce 2.5 mpta of LNG, Reuters reported.


Qatargas Signs 5-Year LNG Sale, Purchase Agreement With Petronas LNG UK

Qatar must lock in buyers for its unsold supply just as new Australian and U.S. producers muscle into its prized Asian markets, Reuters reported.


Royal Caribbean To Usher In New ‘Icon’ Class Of LNG-Powered Cruise Ships

New LNG-powered cruise ships set for delivery starting in 2022, but Royal Caribbean will test fuel cell technology on Oasis- and Quantum-class vessels next year.


Transport - Pipelines

Analysts: Hostility To Pipelines Not Limited To Dakota Access

Delays hinder DAPL and other pipeline projects nationwide as anti-fossil fuel movement adapts strategy to local terrains.


Canada's Alliance Gas Pipeline Resumes Service After Maintenance Work

The pipeline is one of the most important liquids-rich natural gas conduits between western Canada's Montney region and the Chicago market hub, Reuters reported.


Canadian Government Could Curb Power Of Canada's National Energy Board

The Liberal government has named an expert panel to review potential changes to the environmental assessment system and will wait for it to report back early in 2017 before deciding which approach to take, Reuters reported.


Northeast The Key To Natural Gas Production Bounceback

Stratas Advisors expects coming winter demand and exports to prop up natural gas and NGL price recoveries as well as production.


Transport - Trucks & Rails

Crude Realities For Bakken Oil: Shell Scraps West Coast Rail Facility

Shell's move on Oct. 6 comes at a bad time for Bakken producers, who have endured a two-year price rout and need new routes to move their oil to coastal refineries.


Derailed Canadian Pacific Train Leaks Diesel Near Toronto Residential Area

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


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.


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.