Frac Spread: Prices Rise But Margins Are Squeezed

Frac Spread: Prices Rise But Margins Are Squeezed

Soaring natural gas prices outpace increases in NGL; crude’s decline is linked to trader worries about an economic slowdown.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Midstream Connect: Bernadette Johnson Of Drillinginfo

Midstream Connect: Bernadette Johnson Of Drillinginfo

Getting molecules to market is key, Johnson tells Hart Energy’s Steve Toon.

Hart Energy Staff

Frac Spread: NGL Margins Enduring Tight Squeeze

Frac Spread: NGL Margins Enduring Tight Squeeze

Natural gas prices ramp up as NGL prices slide.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Frac Spread: Like The Season, Expect Propane Prices To Fall

Frac Spread: Like The Season, Expect Propane Prices To Fall

High inventories and rising natural gas prices are pressuring NGL prices and margins.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Net Exporter Status Could Be In America’s Future

Net Exporter Status Could Be In America’s Future

A Stratas Advisors director told Midstream Finance conference attendees that the latest look into the crystal ball of five-year outlook has U.S. supply growth positioning the country to become a net crude exporter.

Erin Pedigo, Hart Energy

Midstream Finance: Control The Narrative When Pursuing Investors For Buildout

Midstream Finance: Control The Narrative When Pursuing Investors For Buildout

Remember this when going public: It’s a clean slate and what transpired as a private company no longer matters.

Terrance Harris, Hart Energy

Energy Exports: Have Product, Will Travel

Energy Exports: Have Product, Will Travel

An abundance of supply and a superior refining sector have positioned the U.S. well in the global energy trade. But threats to export success, both foreign and domestic, loom.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Kenny Feng: Capital Efficiency Remains Key For Midstream Sector

Alerian’s Kenny Feng: Capital Efficiency Remains Key For Midstream Sector

As U.S. midstream companies look to build infrastructure to deal with growing global demand, there will be a need to lure non-traditional investors to the table.

Terrance Harris, Hart Energy

Midstream Connect: Port Is Well-Positioned For The New Export Paradigm

Midstream Connect: Port Is Well-Positioned For The New Export Paradigm

The port’s CEO says that completing improvements to the ship channel could allow the port to add the value of as much as $40 billion per year in exports.

Hart Energy Staff

India’s Petronet Looking For Long-Term Deal To Buy US LNG

The deal could be as long as 10 years and include buying a stake in a U.S. project.

Reuters

Australia Overtakes Qatar As World's Biggest LNG Exporter - Refinitiv Data

Australia overtook Qatar as the world's largest exporter of LNG for the first time in November, data from Refinitiv Eikon showed on Dec. 10.

Reuters

Venture Global Picks Kiewit To Build Its Louisiana LNG Export Plant

Construction on 10 mtpa facility to start in early 2019 after expected FERC approval.

Reuters

US LNG Developer Tellurian Strikes Initial Offtake Deal With Vitol

The memorandum of understanding with Vitol is Tellurian's first preliminary offtake deal for its Driftwood LNG export project on the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Reuters

British Columbia Details Plan To Shift Homes, Cars To Clean Energy

Plan would cut emissions by 40% by 2030.

Reuters

LNG Buyers Try To Ditch US Gas Commitments

Portfolio adjustments, not a backlash against U.S. gas, are the motivation.

Reuters

Petrobras Oil Pipe Spills 377 Barrels After Theft Attempt

Most of the spill has been cleaned up but event illustrates the danger of oil theft.

Reuters

Shell To Go Ahead With Shearwater Gas Expansion In North Sea

Royal Dutch Shell (NYSE: RDS. A) said on Dec. 10 it would expand the Shearwater gas hub in the British North Sea, its seventh project to get the green light in the ageing basin this year.

Reuters

Mexico Energy Reform: Potential Dispute Settlement Mechanisms

New presidency throws the country’s reform into uncertainty for investors.

Julissa Reynoso, Marcelo Blackburn, Michael Fernández & Rodolfo Herrera-Moro, Winston & Strawn LLP

Brazil’s Petrobras Nears Terms Over TAG Pipeline Sale

A new multibillion dollar syndicated loan is expected to finance the acquisition, two sources said.

Reuters

US Senate Confirms McNamee To FERC On Party Line Vote

New commissioner served as a lawyer in the Energy Department.

Reuters

Williams Sells Gulf Coast Assets To Easton Energy For $177 Million

Williams sold certain Gulf Coast midstream assets, which a company executive said ‘were not core’ to its business strategy, to Easton Energy backed by Cresta Energy Capital.

Emily Patsy, Hart Energy

North Dakota Oil Prices Set To Weaken Further Amid Pipe, Rail Constraints

Takeaway capacity cannot keep up with rising production and rail loadings will likely diminish in the winter.

Reuters

Waste Management Energy Services Opens Solids, Liquids Injection Disposal Facility In West Texas

Waste Management Energy Services of Texas, LLC, an in-direct subsidiary of Houston-based Waste Management, Inc. (NYSE: WM), announced On Oct. 11 that its new Reeves County Solids and Liquids Injection Facility, designed for the safe disposal of oilfield wastes, is now fully operational.

Reuters

Cenovus Signs Crude-By-Rail Transport Deals To US Gulf Coast

The deals come as the discount on Canadian heavy oil has spread to $42, its widest point on record, as rising production from Alberta's oil sands has run up against full pipelines, leading to swelling volumes in storage.

Reuters

Philadelphia-Area Crude Rail Terminal Reawakened By Discounted Crude

Bakken crude resumes its flow after three years.

Reuters

Report: Diesel Fuel Will Still Drive Commercial Vehicles For Years

The anticipated increases in fuel economy will keep diesel competitive with electric and other renewable sources.

Terrance Harris, Hart Energy

Vista Commences Crude Transloading Operations With JupiterMLP

Leveraging Pecos terminal to help alleviate Permian Basin crude takeaway constraints.

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