Transport - Exclusives

Pipelines: Money Is There, But Where’s The Will?

A Marcellus-Utica Midstream panel agrees that funding for a needed buildout is available, but questions whether projects can gain public support.


Analysis Of PHMSA’s Proposal To Revise Volatility Regs For Crude Oil

Bracewell attorneys assess response to NY request for vapor standard in transportation of Bakken crude.


Sidley Austin: Exports, LNG Will Crank Up Natural Gas Prices

Law firm partners see Trump’s protectionist sound bites as potential threat.


Sale On: Exports And The Future Of Energy

An expanded Panama Canal opens up opportunities for U.S. exporters, especially in LNG and ethane markets.


Transport - LNG

Growth Opportunities In A Down LNG Market

Low LNG prices have been a disappointment for producers, but the benefit to consumers opens up new market opportunities.


Key Regions' Supplies Weaken Asian LNG Spot Price Demand For March

Meanwhile, Britain will take in its first-ever LNG from Peru later in February as converging prices between the two global benchmarks--the NBP gas trading hub and Asian spot prices--made it more attractive to offload cargoes in Europe, Reuters reported.


Report: Malaysia's Petronas Could Relocate Pacific NorthWest LNG Project

Petronas holds a majority stake in the project, which has received criticism from environmental groups and aboriginal communities who say it will increase greenhouse-gas emissions and destroy a critical salmon habitat, Reuters reported.


Magellan Petroleum, Tellurian Finalize Merger

Tellurian Investments was founded as a private company on Feb. 23, 2016, by Charif Souki and Martin Houston. 


Transport - Pipelines

Matador’s Midstream JV Plugs Delaware Capex Hole

Matador’s JV with a private company far exceeds analyst estimates, who considered the midstream infrastructure worth $250 million or so.


MPLX Files With FERC To Expand Ozark Pipeline

MPLX is an MLP formed in 2012 by Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC), according to its website. In 2015, it bought MarkWest Energy Partners, a deal that made it the fourth-largest MLP by market value in the U.S., Reuters reported.


Enbridge Reports Smaller-Than-Expected Quarterly Profit

Enbridge's pipelines mainly send Canadian crude from oil sands to refiners on the U.S. Gulf Coast, while Spectra's network ships natural gas to the U.S. East Coast, Reuters reported.


Governor, Army Corps Block Deadline Extension For Dakota Access Protesters

Federal officials and North Dakota's governor refused to extend next week's evacuation deadline for activists living in camps that have been a base for months for demonstrations against the Dakota Access oil pipeline.


Transport - Trucks & Rails

Crude-By-Rail Shipments From Canada Rose 48% In October

Canadian crude-by-rail exports to the U.S. rose 48% in October vs. the previous month, National Energy Board (NEB) data showed on Jan. 11, as volumes recovered from a steep slump earlier in the year.


More Bakken Crude Will Move By Rail With DAPL In Limbo

Energy companies that had planned to ship crude on the Dakota Access Pipeline will turn to rail, a transport method that poses its own risks to the environment and local communities, Reuters reported.


Watco To Acquire Additional Bulk Terminals From Kinder Morgan

Watco To Acquire Additional Bulk Terminals From Kinder Morgan


Canada To Implement Oil Tanker Ban In Northern British Columbia

Transport Minister Marc Garneau confirmed the plan in an interview with CBC Radio's "The House," the broadcaster said on its website.