MLP formed by Shell Midstream Partners and Chevron Pipe Line received first crude on Nov. 21.
Germany is still committed to the NordStream 2 pipeline, which will allow Russia to bypass Ukraine in transporting gas to Europe, despite escalating tension in the region, a government spokesman in Berlin said on Nov. 28.
Two U.S. pipelines rack up more than 800 state and federal violations, and raise the ire of regulators and state legislators.
Country also seeks to expand its petrochemical business.
The Chinese government is set to release 2 million tonnes of refined fuel export quotas for this year, taking total quotas for 2018 to about 48 million tonnes, according to two sources briefed on the matter on Nov. 27.
Oil prices steadied on Nov. 27, depressed by record Saudi production but supported by expectations that oil exporters would agree to cut output at an OPEC meeting next week.
Repairs for gas leak at associated pipeline will be complete by July.
Taiwan imported its first Ichthys LNG cargo from Australia, the country's state-owned CPC Corp said on Nov. 26.
Oil prices rose above $60/bbl on Nov. 26, recovering some of the previous session’s near-7% fall, although uncertainty over global economic growth limited the gains.
Climate change will cost the U.S. economy hundreds of billions of dollars by the end of the century, hitting everything from health to infrastructure, according to a government report issued on Nov. 23 that the White House called inaccurate.
Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) tumbled nearly 10% this week to a more than three-month low, knocked lower by a slide in oil prices, forecasts for a warmer than average winter and ample supply onshore and in tankers.
South Africa will invest $1 billion in South Sudan's oil sector, including in the construction of a refinery, the South African minister for energy and his South Sudanese counterpart for petroleum said on Nov. 23.