Oil

Tallgrass Energy Announces Open Season on Pony Express Pipeline

Tallgrass Energy announces the start of an open season for transportation on its Pony Express crude oil pipeline.

Canadian Producer Raises Budget as Alberta Bottlenecks Ease

Canadian oil producer Cenovus Energy Inc said on Tuesday it would spend nearly a quarter more in 2020, after the province of Alberta lifted some curtailments on new oil wells last month.

EPIC Midstream Loads First Oil Tanker at New Texas Export Terminal

EPIC Midstream loaded its first oil tanker at its new Texas export terminal and plans to open another dock in the third quarter of 2020, benefiting from rising demand for low-sulfur U.S. crude, EPIC President Brian Freed said.

No Major Impacts on Lake Superior Found from Line 3 Pipeline

An updated environmental review released by a state agency Monday found no serious threat to Lake Superior if crude oil ever leaked from a new pipeline to replace Enbridge Energy's aging Line 3 across northern Minnesota.

Canadian Pacific Crude Train Derails, Catches Fire in Saskatchewan

A Canadian Pacific Railway train hauling crude oil derailed west of Guernsey, Saskatchewan, causing a fire at around midnight local time, railway and police officials said on Monday.

Enterprise, Enbridge to Develop Gulf of Mexico Crude Export Terminal

Enterprise Products Partners and Enbridge Inc have agreed to jointly develop a U.S. Gulf Coast crude export terminal that would load supertankers off Freeport, Texas, Enbridge said on Monday.

Russia, Belarus Closer to Resolving Supply, Pipeline Issues: Moscow

Russia and Belarus, who have yet to resolve a dispute over contamination of an oil pipeline, are closer to resolving their differences on oil and gas supplies, Russia's economy minister said Saturday after talks between the two countries.

OPEC Talks End Without Word on Expected Cuts

The countries that make up the OPEC oil-producing cartel ended talks late Thursday without an announcement on possible deep cuts to production that would support the price of fuel around the world.

Oil Pipeline Explosion Kills 1 in Lagos

An oil pipeline explosion reportedly killed one person in Nigeria's capital, Lagos.

Saskatchewan's Oil Lures Investors, Producers from Troubled Alberta

Alberta's congested pipelines and production limits are turning oil companies to neighboring Saskatchewan, driving up prices for drilling rights as the region weathers a deep slump.

Libya's El Feel Oilfield Shut Due to Valve Closure

Libya's El Feel oilfield has been shut down due to a valve closure, the head of the National Oil Corporation said on Thursday, in the second stoppage at the southwestern field in consecutive weeks.

Construction Advances on Trans Mountain Pipeline Ahead of Court Hearing

Expansion of Canada's Trans Mountain oil pipeline entered a new phase of construction Tuesday, just two weeks before a court hearing to decide whether the government can complete the project.

Transneft Extends Oil Transit Deal with Ukraine's Ukrtransnafta

Ukrainian pipeline operator Ukrtransnafta said it has agreed to a 10-year oil transit extension with Russia’s Transneft.

Enbridge Starts Service on Canadian Section of Line 3

Enbridge has begun commercial operation of the Canadian section of its Line 3 pipeline, even as it continues to navigate Minnesota regulators for the U.S. portion of the $9 billion replacement project.

U.S. Crude Output Rises to Record 12.5 Million Bpd in September — EIA

U.S. crude oil production in September rose 66,000 bpd to a new record of 12.46 million bpd, up from 12.397 million bpd in August, the U.S. government said in a monthly report on Friday.

Seaway to Begin Open Season

Seaway Crude Pipeline Company LLC has announced a binding open season for committed service on expansion capacity of its existing system originating in Cushing, Oklahoma and extending to the Texas Gulf Coast.

Alberta Oil Curtailments to End 'No Later' Than This Time Next Year — Premier

The premier of Alberta, Canada's top oil-producing province, said this he hopes to end government curtailments on oil production by this time next year "at the latest."

ESPO Pipeline Expansion Nears Completion, Asia-Pacific Counts for a Third of Russian Oil Shipments

Russia is about to complete a fresh expansion of its oil pipelines to the Pacific coast that will cement its role as a top Asian supplier and allow it to ship a third of its total oil exports to Asia-Pacific markets.

NuStar Energy Announces Binding Open Season for Permian System Expansion

NuStar Energy has announced an open season for expansion of its Permian crude pipeline system.

Thousands of Canadian National Railway Workers Go on Strike

About 3,000 railway workers for Canadian National Railway have gone on strike after the labor union failed to reach a deal with the country's largest railroad operator over employment contracts.

Nigerian Pipeline Shut Due to Sabotage

Nigeria's Nembe Creek oil trunk pipeline has been shut down due to sabotage, a spokesman for the operator Aiteo said on Tuesday.

Alternative to Congested Pipelines at Risk as Canada Rail Strike Looms

Canada's Teamsters notified Canadian National Railway of plans to strike Tuesday after a stalemate in contract negotiations, threatening an important shipping alternative to congested pipelines for Alberta's oil producers.

TC Energy Cuts November Keystone Volumes by About 39% After Leak - Sources

A source has reported that TC Energy will cut November volumes on its Keystone pipeline by nearly 39%, higher than previous estimates, following a leak on the line two weeks ago.

Imperial Oil Ramping Up Crude by Rail, Not Pursuing Government Rail Leases

Imperial Oil is increasing its crude rail shipments after the recent Keystone pipeline outage but is not looking to take over Alberta's government rail contracts.

Why Tanzania, Zambia Want a New Oil Pipeline

Demand for refined petroleum products in Tanzania has been increasing in recent years, and the East African country has proposed a new oil pipeline project to meet the consumption requirement for refined fuel

Keystone Resumes Crude Oil Deliveries at Reduced Volumes

TC Energy said that its Keystone pipeline has returned to service following the approval of its repair and restart plan by the U.S. Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).

Centurion Pipeline Launches Binding Open Season for Augustus Pipeline

Centurion Pipeline has launched an open season to gauge interest for a proposed crude oil pipeline from Midland to Crane, TX.

Keystone Restart Unknown, Leak Source Unclear

The exact cause of the Keystone Pipeline leak that spilled over 9,000 barrels of oil last week is still unknown as is the timeline for when the pipeline will be restarted.

NGL Energy Partners LP Closes Acquisition of Hillstone

After acquiring Hillstone LLC, NGL Energy now has approximately 380 miles of water disposal pipelines serving the Delaware Basin.

Shippers Seek Alternatives as Crews Work to Plug Keystone Leak

Shippers on the Keystone pipeline are seeking alternative sources of supply as workers from TC Energy begin working to plug the line which leaked on Tuesday.