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

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

Frac Spread: Don’t Panic Over Gas Storage … Yet

Frac Spread: Don’t Panic Over Gas Storage … Yet

U.S. inventories are well below levels of previous years, and an El Niño weather pattern could wreak havoc in early 2019.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

Shell Scenario Depicts An Energy Future That Relies On Renewables

Shell Scenario Depicts An Energy Future That Relies On Renewables

Executive tells Baker Institute crowd that necessary efficiencies can be achieved to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement, but the task won’t be easy.

Joseph Markman, Hart Energy

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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

A&D Conference: Tellurian Plans A 4-Legged Gas Business Stool

A&D Conference: Tellurian Plans A 4-Legged Gas Business Stool

Integrating all three sectors of the industry, as well as marketing, will position the company to be a global LNG leader, says John Howie.

Paul Hart, Midstream Editor-At-Large, Oil and Gas Investor

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

First US LNG Cargo Since Trade Tariff Enacted Arrives In China

A LNG cargo from the U.S. has arrived in China, the first such cargo since Beijing imposed a tariff on U.S. imports, shipping data from Refinitiv Eikon showed on Nov. 12.

Reuters

Toshiba To Sell US LNG Business To ENN For Over $800 Million

Japan’s Toshiba Corp. will exit its U.S. LNG business by paying China’s ENNEcological Holdings Co. more than $800 million to take over the unit as part of a plan to shed money-losing assets.

Reuters

Total, Sempra Sign MOU To Develop North American LNG Projects

Deal covers Cameron project in Louisiana as well as a project in Mexico.

Both Russian, US Gas Are In Germany's Future Energy Mix: Official

Germany will likely be a buyer of LNG from the U.S. in the medium term, the government official tasked with transatlantic relations said on Nov. 2, but not as a result of any threats from Washington.

Reuters

Tellurian Not Buying Toshiba’s Freeport LNG Volumes, To Focus On Driftwood

U.S. LNG company Tellurian Inc. will not be buying Toshiba Corp’s (6502.T) 20-year commitment at Freeport LNG export terminal in Texas, a senior company executive told Reuters on Oct. 31.

Reuters

Next-wave LNG Race Hits Hurdles In US-China Trade War

The delay of a U.S. Gulf Coast liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project has crystallized fears that the U.S. trade battle with China is hampering efforts to line up buyers needed to move ahead with multibillion-dollar builds.

Reuters

TransCanada: Impact Of US Court Ruling On Keystone XL Timing Unclear

TransCanada remains "fully committed" to the Keystone XL pipeline as it reviews a recent decision by a Montana judge to block construction of the $8 billion project, a company executive says.

Reuters

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

China Overtakes Japan As World's Top Natural Gas Importer

China has overtaken Japan to become the world's top importer of natural gas, as Beijing's crackdown on pollution boosts its demand for the more environmentally friendly fuel, while the restart of nuclear reactors in Japan reduces its LNG imports.

Reuters

US Judge Halts Construction Of Keystone XL Oil Pipeline

A federal judge in Montana halted construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline on Nov. 8 on the grounds that the U.S. government did not complete a full analysis of the environmental impact of the TransCanada Corp. (NYSE: TRP) project.

Reuters

Phillips 66 Partners Launches Open Season For West Texas Gray Oak Pipeline

The expansion open season will commence Nov. 12, 2018 at 12 p.m. CT.

Business Wire

EnLink Midstream Begins Open Season For Cajun-Sibon Pipeline System Expansion

The open season has begun and will close December 10, 2018, at 5 p.m. CT.

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

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

Q&A: Today’s Midstream Issues

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

Stratas Advisors

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