Charlie Riedl was named executive director of the Center for LNG (CLNG), a trade association representing LNG producers, shippers, terminal operators and developers. The boards of CLNG and the Natural Gas Supply Association (NGSA) approved and implemented CLNG’s merger with NGSA where Riedl will also serve as a senior vice president. Michael A. Heim, vice chairman of the board of Targa Resources GP LLC, was elected chairman of the Texas Pipeline Association. The International Association of Oil & Gas Producers (IOGP) appointed Gordon Ballard as executive director. He succeeds Michael Engell-Jensen, who is retiring after […]
Enable Midstream Partners’ Board of Directors named John Laws executive vice president, CFO and Treasurer. Laws succeeds former CFO Rod Sailor who assumed the role of president and CEO. TMK IPSCO said Chairman Piotr Galitzine will assume the additional role of CEO. David S. Mitch has stepped down as president and CEO. Wood Group Mustang promoted Kent McAllister to president, Offshore Business Unit. He was executive vice president for the business unit. The EnLink Midstream companies, EnLink Midstream Partners, and EnLink Midstream, LLC announced the promotions of Cynthia Jaggi to senior vice president – Engineering […]
Cross Country Pipeline Supply Co., Inc. has made three acquisitions that diversify its interests and continue its pattern of growth. The businesses acquired are: N2, a Midland, TX-based provider of nitrogen generation and other integrity testing services to pipeline contractors and operators in the U.S. Ron Booth will continue to lead the business as part of Cross Country; Stone Pump & Trench, a Knoxville, TN-based provider of liquid handling, transfer pumps and trench safety equipment; and Pipeliner’s Warehouse Inc., a Houston-based provider of consumable pipeline construction supplies to the midstream market with a strong presence across the […]
The Board of Directors of the Texas Alliance of Energy Producers elected Robert W. Osborne vice chairman at its recent meeting in Fort Worth. Osborne, who has been in the oil and gas business since 1971, is vice president and 50% owner of Cobra Oil & Gas Corp. in Wichita Falls. Personnel Changes EQT Corp. promoted Steven Schlotterbeck, who led its natural gas exploration and production business, to company president. Schlotterbeck, an executive vice president since 2013 and president of E&P since 2010, replaces David L. Porges, who remains chairman and CEO. Schlotterbeck joined the Pittsburgh-based company […]
WASHINGTON – The INGAA Foundation’s board of directors elected Robert A. Riess, Sr., president and chief executive officer of Sheehan Pipe Line Construction Company, as its new chairman for a one year-term.
“Rob has extensive experience in pipeline construction, and he understands what it takes to build a natural gas pipeline safely and on time. This experience and insight make him ideally suited to take the reins as chairman of the INGAA Foundation for the coming year,” said Foundation President and CEO Don Santa.
As another brutally cold winter whips through the Northeast, it’s a good time to be in the fuel business, knowing that your product is helping keep people alive and businesses open. Yet in states like New York where oil and gas production is not appreciated as it should be, the business is quite challenging.
Members of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA) are taking concrete steps to reduce methane emissions from their systems and have made commitments to find ways to curb releases even further.
NYSEARCH/Northeast Gas Association (NGA) and development partner Invodane Engineering have introduced the Explorer series of robotic internal inspection platforms and sensors which can perform integrity assessments on natural gas pipelines now incapable of using conventional inline inspection (ILI) technology. The commercial partner on the project is Pipetel Technologies Inc.
The Obama administration announced a plan to cut methane emissions from pipeline operations but gave no specifics beyond the federal agencies which would handle rule-makings. The technical details of those rule-makings and the extent of the cut of methane emissions they seek to produce won’t be known for some time.
The INGAA Foundation Inc. and ICF International are making available analytical data supporting the Foundation’s North American Midstream Infrastructure Through 2035: Capitalizing On Our Energy Abundance report, (see P&GJ May 2014, Pg. 30 for an excerpt from the report).
North America’s energy revolution is alive and well! That was the message at Pipeline & Gas Journal’s 10th annual Pipeline Opportunities Conference March 25 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston. Issues covered included quality control for gas pipeline construction, the Pipeline Safety Act, prospects for infrastructure expansions to support new supply sources, the outlook for labor and employment and the benefits of working in an energy state like Texas.
David J. Devine, president of central regional natural gas pipelines for Kinder Morgan, is 2014 chairman of the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America (INGAA).
A graduate of Rice University in Houston, he outlined his priorities and goals for Pipeline & Gas Journal, including gas and electricity reliability, regulatory and legislative issues facing the industry and the need to provide continuing education and outreach to public and private sector stakeholders.