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Cheniere Becomes First Global Producer to Export 1000th LNG Cargo

Cheniere Energy has announced that it has produced and exported its 1000th cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG).

Total, Tullow Launch Joint Sale of Stakes in Kenyan Oil Project - Sources

Total and Tullow Oil aim to reduce their stakes in Kenya's first oil development with a joint sale that could see Tullow exit completely amid uncertainty over the project's launch, banking and industry sources said.

Enterprise Begins Service at Natural Gas Processing Plant in East Texas

Enterprise Products Partners announced that it recently began operations at its new Bulldog cryogenic natural gas processing plant (previously referred to as the “Panola 3 gas plant”) in Panola County, Texas.

Kinder Morgan Profit, Cash Flow Rise on Gulf Coast Express Pipeline Strength

U.S. pipeline operator Kinder Morgan Inc reported a 26% rise in quarterly profit on Wednesday, benefiting from higher gas takeaway from the Permian Basin through its Gulf Coast Express pipeline.

U.S. OKs Kinder Morgan Request to Start Texas Lockridge Pipeline Construction

The U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) on Wednesday approved Kinder Morgan Inc’s Dec. 13 request to start construction of its proposed Lockridge natural gas pipeline in the Permian basin in West Texas.

Transneft Diascan Inspected Over 55,000 Kilometers of Trunk Pipelines in 2019

Russian owned Transneft Diascan performed inspections of 55,400 kilometers (34,400 miles) of Transneft trunk pipelines in 2019.

Denso North America

Winn & Coales’ Denso North America subsidiary held a grand opening in Texas for a new location that provides expanded manufacturing capability along with greater warehouse capacity, enhanced R&D and testing capabilities and enlarged training space.

Backwoods Energy Services

Backwoods Energy Services, the largest Indigenous-owned business in northwestern Alberta, has been named a winner by Waterstone Human Capital in the Mid-Market category of the “Canada’s Most Admired Corporate Cultures 2019” awards. The award recognizes best-in-class Canadian organizations scored in ..

BCCK Holding Company

BCCK Holding Company said it was selected by Energy Transfer for the construction and installation of a Nitech Nitrogen Rejection Unit in West Texas.  The engineering, procurement and construction project will consist of a 97 MMscf/d nitrogen rejection unit technology at Energy Transfer’s Rebel Plan..

Superior Pipeline Acquires Gathering and Compression Assets

Superior Pipeline Company announced that it has completed the acquisition of roughly 600 miles of gathering pipeline and compression in central Oklahoma.

Federal Appeals Court Tosses Permit for Atlantic Coast Pipeline Station

A federal appeals court has thrown out a permit for a natural gas compressor station on Dominion Energy's Atlantic Coast Pipeline.

FERC Approves Chesapeake Utilities Pipeline Expansion

Chesapeake Utilities has announced that FERC has issued an order approving the Company's proposed Del-Mar Energy pipeline project.

Edgewater Midstream Announces Initial Equity Commitment from EnCap Flatrock Midstream

Edgewater Midstream has secured an initial capital commitment of $400 million from EnCap Flatrock Midstream.

Enbridge Recovers Debris from Line 5 in Straits of Mackinac

Enbridge Inc. said Monday that it retrieved a 45-foot steel rod that was resting against an underwater oil pipeline where lakes Michigan and Huron converge.

Mattsco Sells to Former Harsco AXC Executives

On November 15, Mattsco Supply Company was acquired from the Mattox family by a group of private investors led by Eric Clower and Randy Benson.

Gulfstream Services International

Gulfstream Services International (GSI), an offshore equipment and engineered solutions provider, also has announced its continued growth with a move into new Aberdeen headquarters. The firm expanded into an 8,000-square-foot workshop with a team of 15, where it will manufacture and deliver edge equ..

MDE Group

Energy recruitment firm MDE Group of Norway announced it will consolidate its position in the North Sea through the opening of an Aberdeen office and the appointment of Zander Thornton as its first regional manager in Scotland. Thornton, a specialist in technical recruitment and energy business deve..

United Piping Dealing with Unplanned Pipeline Outages

In this Executive Q&A, Joel Bailer, vice president of Construction at Duluth, Minn.-based United Piping Inc, reflects on his career and discusses management of unplanned pipeline outages.

Pioneer Natural CEO Calls Out Permian Basin Gas Flaring

The chief executive of Pioneer Natural Resources, Scott Sheffield, called on Permian Basin producers to limit natural gas flaring and to monitor for methane leaks.

Dirty Oil Settlement Expected Between Lukoil, MOL

Russian oil producer Lukoil and Hungarian energy company MOL are reportedly set to sign a settlement deal over contaminated oil during Russian President Putin's visit to Budapest this week.

Ares Sells Interest in Meade Pipeline to NextEra Energy Partners

Ares Management is selling its 22.5% ownership in Meade Pipeline Company which includes a portion of the Central Penn Line for $286 million.

TechnipFMC to ‘De-Merge’ into Independent Companies

Less than three years after Technic merged with FMC Technologies to create a $20 billion offshore services company, London-based TechnipFMC said it will separate into two independent, publicly traded companies to focus on their respective strategies.

Elliott Pushes for Marathon Petroleum to Split Into Three

Elliott Management Corp on Wednesday urged Marathon Petroleum Corp to split into three companies, including a separate midstream company, saying it would boost shareholder value by as much as $40 billion, three years after the activist hedge fund asked the refiner to consider spinning off businesses.

Casualties in Fight over New Gas Pipelines: The Customers

Chris Miles and his partners were ready to open their new seaside barbecue joint when they got stunning news: There would be no gas to fuel the fryers, griddles and stoves. Utility National Grid halted new gas hookups after the state rejected a new pipeline.

Lawsuit: Poor information about pipeline led to fatal blast

A federal lawsuit accuses a major pipeline company based in Georgia of failing to tell work crews where a major underground pipeline was located before they ruptured the line, touching off a deadly explosion in Alabama.

SemGroup Buy Prompts Energy Transfer to Build New Pipeline

Oil and gas pipeline company Energy Transfer said Monday it would buy smaller rival SemGroup Corp for $1.35 billion and build a 75-mile oil pipeline to strengthen its oil transportation, terminaling and export operations.

Oxy May Keep Some Western Midstream Ops: Morgan Stanley

A month after acquiring Anadarko, Occidental Petroleum is targeting $10-15 billion in asset sales but might accomplish this without divesting all of Western Midstream's operations.

NiSource Settles Mass. Gas Explosion Lawsuits for $143 Million

Utility operator NiSource agreed to pay $143 million to settle class action lawsuits related to a series of gas explosions in three suburban Boston communities last year.

MEG Energy Opposes Proposed Enbridge Pipeline Changes

Oil sands producer MEG Energy has written to Canada's energy regulator to oppose pipeline company Enbridge Inc's plan to introduce long-term fixed volume contracts on its Mainline system.

Gazprom Signals Tough Talks with Ukraine on Gas Transit to EU

Alexei Miller, the head of Russian gas giant Gazprom, on Friday warned of difficult talks with Ukraine on gas transit to Europe once the current deal expires at the end of the year.