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Pipelines

US DOJ Says Sunoco Pipeline To Pay $5.4 Million For Oil Spills

Sunoco Pipeline, an Energy Transfer Partners unit, agreed to pay roughly $5.4 million to settle claims tied to three oil spills in Texas, Louisiana and Oklahoma.

Reuters

Construction

Enterprise’s Repurposed Permian Basin Pipeline To Begin Service Soon

Enterprise Products Partners has begun the process of converting an NGL pipeline in the Permian Basin to carry crude oil to the U.S. Gulf Coast.

Reuters

LNG

Off-takers Face Challenge As Asia Demand Lags Surging US LNG Output

Some utilities now rethinking their contracts, one analyst says.

Reuters

Crude Oil

Magellan Midstream And Navigator Energy Services Extend Open Season For Potential Cushing-To-Houston Crude Oil Pipeline

Magellan Midstream Partners, L.P. (NYSE: MMP) and Navigator Energy Services announced on Jan. 31 an extension of the open season to solicit commitments from shippers for the potential new Voyager pipeline to transport various grades of light crude oil and condensate from Cushing, Oklahoma to Houston.

Reuters

Crude Oil

Canadian Province Of Alberta Lowers Oil Curtailments As Glut Eases

The Canadian province of Alberta will ease oil curtailments in February and March, earlier than expected, saying on Jan. 30 that its rare step to limit production had eased a glut of crude.

Reuters

Pipelines

US Court Stays Ruling Against Dominion Atlantic Coast Natural Gas Pipeline

A U.S. appeals court has stayed a previous court decision against Forest Service permits that allowed Dominion Energy Inc. to build the $6.5 billion to $7 billion Atlantic Coast natural gas pipeline across national forests and the Appalachian Trail.

Reuters

Construction

Exxon Mobil, Plains All American To Build Permian Crude Pipeline

A joint venture between Exxon Mobil, Plains All American and Lotus Midstream has agreed to build a new crude pipeline to connect the Permian Basin in West Texas to the Texas Gulf Coast.

Reuters

Natural Gas

Enbridge Expects To Restore Part Of Damaged Ohio TETCO Pipe

Return to service scheduled to happen just days before a major deep freeze is forecast.

Reuters

Natural Gas

WBI Energy To Construct Bakken Natural Gas Transportation Project

MDU Resources Group, Inc. (NYSE: MDU) announced Jan. 25 that subsidiary WBI Energy, Inc. plans to construct approximately 67 miles of new pipeline, compression and ancillary facilities to transport natural gas from core Bakken production areas in western North Dakota to an interconnection point with Northern Border Pipeline.

LNG

Report: Russia's Novatek Head Sees LNG From US As Chief Threat

Leonid Mikhelson, the head of Russia's Novatek said on Jan. 25 that LNG from the United States as its chief threat, Interfax news agency reported.

Reuters

Construction

Moda Midstream Expands Ingleside Facility To Handle VLCCs

Upgrades enable loading rates of up to 80,000 bbl/hour.

Construction

ExxonMobil Signs Preliminary Deal For German Floating LNG Terminal

German utility Uniper says FSRU will give U.S. LNG exporters an outlet to Europe.

Reuters

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