Booming Texas Seaport Objects To Trafigura Offshore Site

Booming Texas Seaport Objects To Trafigura Offshore Site

Swiss company Tranfigura seeks to build an oil export terminal offshore in the Gulf of Mexico that would bypass the Port of Corpus Christi.

Gregory Meyer, Financial Times

Cross-Border Buildout Critical For US LNG Exports To Mexico

Underutilization paired with project delays are driving Mexico’s demand for U.S. LNG and without north-to-south buildout, analysts don’t expect this dynamic to change soon.

Mary Holcomb, Hart Energy

Midstream Connect: OU’s Joe Dancy Discusses ‘Gold Standard’ For Oil And Gas Investment

Midstream Connect: OU’s Joe Dancy Discusses ‘Gold Standard’ For Oil And Gas Investment

Texas is full of opportunity, says Dancy: ‘We’re blessed with some great resources.’

Jessica Morales, Hart Energy

Q&A: Today’s Midstream Issues

Q&A: Today’s Midstream Issues

Stratas Advisors answers questions about potential midstream developments in Canada and the U.S.

Stratas Advisors

Export Troubles? Solution May Be Trade-Offs

Export Troubles? Solution May Be Trade-Offs

U.S. LNG exporters can compete against Chinese tariffs or seek other markets; and the Nord Stream 2 pipeline does not have to lock up the European gas market.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

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Porter Bennett: Midstream Companies Need To Show Producers Their Value

The B3 CEO says midstream companies face a difficult task to overcome producers' tendency to want to do it themselves. Plus, his take on water management.

Jessica Morales, Hart Energy

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Executive Interview: East Daley’s Justin Carlson Assesses Marcellus Gas Market

Carlson explains why he hopes the industry doesn’t see production growth and infrastructure development balance out anytime soon.

Jessica Morales Hart Energy

The Jaggis: Midstream’s Family Affair

They say the midstream industry is a small, tight-knit link in the energy chain.

Paul Hart, Hart Energy

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Truck Driver Shortage Threatens Pace Of Permian Oil Production Growth

Regulatory and recruitment headwinds are hitting oilfield trucking in a time of rising demand.

Richard Mason, Hart Energy

China LNG Tariff Casts Shadow Over New US Export Terminals

Analysts say the tariffs will particularly hit plans by U.S. companies, such as Cheniere, Sempra Energy and Kinder Morgan, to build new LNG terminals or expand existing ones by adding processing units.

Reuters

Chevron Reveals Shared Infrastructure Plans For Stranded Australian Gas

Woodside is also accelerating plans to build a pipeline to move gas from its Scarborough development.

Dale Granger, Contributor

Germany Says Gas Market Open As US Eyes LNG Exports

U.S. official tells newspaper that Russian gas imports would be challenged in the market.

Reuters

Cheniere Signs 15-Year LNG Deal With Oil Trading Giant Vitol

Cheniere said it will sell 700,000 tonnes of LNG per year to Vitol, starting in 2018 with a purchase price pegged to the Henry Hub monthly average, plus a fee.

Reuters

Black Bear Midstream Enters Dry Gas Contract

Black Bear Midstream announced on Sept. 10 that it entered into a contract to provide “dry” gas gathering service beginning in late 2018.

Business Wire

UPDATE: Eight Vessels Stalled At Sabine Pass

Coast Guard puts draft restrictions into place to allow search for displaced pipeline.

Reuters

International Markets, Infrastructure Key To Unlocking Canada’s Potential

Canada’s abundant oil reserves make it a promising place for investment, but political hurdles and expansion issues must be addressed to fully tap into its potential.

Mary Holcomb, Hart Energy

Iran Floats Surplus Oil As Demand Falls Ahead Of US Sanctions

Halt of imports from South Korea and lower demand from China forces the action, as Iran feels more pressure.

Reuters

Environmental Group Files 2nd Complaint To Block Nord Stream 2

ClientEarth asks Swedish court to block construction of pipeline.

Reuters

ONEOK To Expand West Texas LPG Pipeline System For $295 Million

ONEOK Inc. (NYSE: OKE) revealed plans to invest approximately $295 million to expand its West Texas LPG pipeline system on Sept. 10, which provides NGL takeaway capacity for Permian Basin producers.

Fuel Shippers Request FERC To Expedite Hearing On Colonial Pipeline Rates

Chevron (NYSE: CVX), Valero (NYSE: VLO) and Delta Air Lines urged U.S. regulators to expedite a hearing on the fee structure of the largest fuel pipeline in the U.S. that they allege is costing them millions of dollars.

Reuters

US Energy Chief To Meet Russian, Saudi Counterparts Ahead Of Iran Sanctions

Perry will meet Khalid al-Falih, Saudi Arabia’s energy minister, and other officials from the kingdom, the world’s largest oil exporter, in Washington on Sept. 9, a U.S. government source said.

Reuters

Vista Commences Crude Transloading Operations With JupiterMLP

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

Malaysia's Mahathir Cancels China-Backed Rail, Pipeline Projects

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Aug. 21 that the Chinese-funded $20 billion East Coast Rail Link (ECRL) project and a natural gas pipeline project in Sabah will be cancelled for now, according to media reports.

Reuters

Oil Sands Outlook Promising, Despite Pipeline Constraints

Production out of western Canada may slow down along with infrastructure development, but IHS Markit forecasts a bright future.

Frank Nieto, Contributor

Frac Spread: Train Your Sights On The Price Differential

Propane is moving by rail from Appalachia because of pipeline constraints but fractionation constraints are a bigger issue.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Rangeland Begins Operations At South Texas Energy Products System Terminal

Rangeland Energy III on June 5 announced that operations commenced at its STEPS terminal in Corpus Christi, Texas.

China’s LNG Trucking Capacity To Double By 2025

Trucks will offset China’s lack of infrastructure, Wood Mac says.

Reuters

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