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Oil and Gas engineering consultants Xodus Group earned the Silver Corporate Partner Award presented by the Institution of Chemical Engineers (IChemE). The company received the recognition for its commitment to supporting engineers’ professional development and advocating the profession to students t..

Enterprise to Develop Offshore Texas Crude Oil Export Terminal

Enterprise Products Partners is planning to develop an offshore crude oil export terminal off the Texas Gulf Coast, which could include 80 miles of 42-inch pipeline to an offshore terminal capable of loading and exporting crude oil at about 85,000 barrels per hour.

House Considers Pipeline Cybersecurity Bill

Concerns in Congress about the inability of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) to monitor gas pipeline hacking vulnerabilities are the stimulus behind a bipartisan bill that would give the Department of Energy new non-regulatory powers to plug the gaps in TSA oversight. A House Energy..

Bionomic Industries

Bionomic Industries, a manufacturer of air pollution abatement and heat recovery technologies, released its new Series 9000 Preformed Spray Scrubber.

Companies in the News

Fluor Corporation was selected by a division of Marathon Petroleum Corporation (MPC) to execute the engineering and procurement scope for MPC’s South Texas Asset Repositioning (STAR) program at its Galveston Bay refinery in Texas City, Texas. Fluor booked the undisclosed contract value into backlog ..

Enterprise Products

Enterprise Products Partners announced its 416-mile Midland-to-Sealy pipeline went into full service.

Plains-ExxonMobil JV to Build Permian Pipeline

ExxonMobil and Plains All American Pipeline (PAA) plan to build a new pipeline that will add 1 MMbpd of takeaway capacity for Permian Basin crude oil and condensate.

GITA, Pipeline & Gas Journal Launch Annual Technology Conference

Gulf Energy Information's Pipeline & Gas Journal and the Geospatial Information and Technology Association (GITA) announced they will produce the Pipeline Technology Forum, including the 27th GITA Oil and Gas Pipeline Conference, Oct. 16-17 in Houston.

Devon Energy Sells EnLink Midstream Stakes for $3.1 Billion

Devon Energy agreed to sell its ownership interests in EnLink Midstream Partners and Enlink Midstream to an affiliate of Global Infrastructure Partners for $3.1 billion.

Primoris Completes Acquisition of Willbros Group

Dallas-based Primoris Services Corporation has completed its acquisition of pipeline and infrastructure contractor Willbros Group in a deal valued at $100 million.

PPSA/PRCI Host ILI Demonstration for Young Pipeline Professionals

The Pigging Products and Services Association (PPSA) and the Pipeline Research Council International (PRCI) hosted a pull through ILI demonstration for Young Pipeline Professionals at the PRCI’s Technology Development Center (TDC) in Houston.

Wood Awarded FEED Contract for Lokichar-to-Lamu Crude Oil Pipeline

Wood has been awarded the initial phase of a front-end engineering design contract (FEED) by Tullow Kenya BV for the design of the proposed Lokichar-to-Lamu crude oil pipeline project located in Kenya.

Cheniere Moves Ahead with Corpus Christi LNG Expansion

Cheniere Energy has approved construction of a third liquefaction unit at its Corpus Christi export terminal in Texas, the first new LNG project to go ahead in the United States since 2015.

Double Success for BiSN at Offshore Achievement Awards

BiSN took home the Innovator Award and Great Company Award at this year’s Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA). Winners were announced at an awards ceremony on March 22 in Aberdeen, Scotland.

Brazos Midstream Holdings

Brazos Midstream Holdings entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Delaware Basin subsidiary companies to North Haven Infrastructure Partners II and related funds for $1.75 billion in cash.

Partners Group

Partners Group, a private markets investment manager, acting on behalf of OPTrust, a Canadian pension fund, agreed to acquire a 50% joint control stake in Superior Pipeline Company.

Concho Resources

Concho Resources will buy West Texas rival RSP Permian for $9.5 billion in a merger creating the largest shale driller in the Permian.

Prometheus Energy

Prometheus Energy completed a four-month winter peaking service to augment National Grid’s distribution network in Rhode Island.

Alliance Pipeline

Alliance Pipeline announced Enbridge and Pembina Pipeline, each of which owns either directly or through affiliates, 50% of Alliance, have decided to convert the operation and administration of Alliance Pipeline into an owner-operator model.

Nicor Gas

Nicor Gas, the largest natural gas distribution company in Illinois, has chosen Sensus as the technology provider for its meter modernization program.

Buckeye Partners

Buckeye Partners announced an $80 million expansion of the Chicago Complex, its key logistics hub in the Midwest.

Smart Sand

Smart Sand acquired the rights to operate a unit train capable transloading terminal in Van Hook, N.D., to service the Bakken formation.

Enbridge to Sell U.S. Gas Pipelines Unit

Enbridge will sell Midcoast Operating, its U.S. gas pipelines unit, to an affiliate of private equity firm ArcLight Capital Partners for $1.12 billion, the company said.

Suncor CEO: Pipeline Bottlenecks Won't Constrain Company's Growth

Suncor CEO Steve Williams said the company's current growth plan is not constrained by pipeline bottlenecks, but does not expect to make any further major investments in Canada's oil sands until market access improves.

Marathon to Buy Andeavor for $23 Billion

Marathon Petroleum is acquiring Andeavor for more than $23 billion, creating a refiner with an extensive reach across the U.S.

Gulf Publishing Rebrands to Gulf Energy Information

Gulf Publishing Company, a leading provider of media, marketing and market intelligence services, has announced the business’ transition to Gulf Energy Information.

Chevron Evacuates Venezuela Executives Following Staff Arrests

Chevron evacuates executives from Venezuela after two of its workers were imprisoned over a contract dispute with state-owned oil company PDVSA.

EQT Corporation

EQT Corporation will separate its upstream and midstream businesses to create an independent, publicly traded midstream company.

Magellan Midstream Partners and Intercontinental Exchange

Magellan Midstream Partners and Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) launched a new auction for a portion of multi-month Permian WTI storage capacity at Magellan’s East Houston Terminal.

Avangrid Renewables Holdings, Amphora Gas Storage USA and Castleton Commodities

Avangrid Renewables Holdings has agreed to sell its Enstor Gas storage business to Amphora Gas Storage USA. The sale includes natural gas storage facilities owned and operated by Enstor in the U.S. Gulf Coast and Southwest regions with a total capacity of 88.5 Bcf and a net working gas storage capacity of 67.5 Bcf. The deal does not include the Enstor gas trading business, which Avangrid agreed to sell to Castleton Commodities in an unrelated transaction that closed last month.