Projects

Gazprom Gets Finnish Approval on Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

Finland approved the construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline through the nation’s economic zone, the Finnish government and Russian gas exporter Gazprom said.

Targa to Expand Grand Prix NGL Pipeline, Delaware Basin Capacity

Targa Resources entered a long-term, fee-based agreements for natural gas gathering and processing services in the Delaware Basin and for downstream transportation, fractionation and other related services.

Magellan to Expand Texas Refined Products System

Magellan Midstream Partners will expand the western leg of its refined petroleum products pipeline system in Texas to handle incremental shipments of gasoline and diesel fuel to demand centers in Abilene, Midland/Odessa, El Paso and New Mexico.

Governor Vows Veto of Bill Authorizing Enbridge Pipeline

Minnesota Gov. Mark Dayton said he will veto a bill that would kick start construction of a crude oil pipeline replacement across northern Minnesota.

Minnesota Lawmakers Approve Line 3 Construction Bill

Both houses of the Minnesota Legislature have passed legislation enabling Enbridge to proceed with the $2.9 billion Line 3 Replacement project without regulatory approval.

TransCanada Official: Coastal GasLink Pipeline Construction Expected to Start in 2019

Construction on TransCanada's Coastal GasLink pipeline will start in early 2019, pending a positive final investment decision on the LNG Canada project, the head of the project said.

Atlantic Coast Pipeline Construction Can Continue Despite Vacated Permit

Federal regulators rule Atlantic Coast Pipeline construction can continue as scheduled after an appeals court invalidated a key permit for the multistate project.

Nord Stream 2 Pipeline Moves Forward Amid US Protest

Despite objections from the U.S. government, work continues on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project, which will pump up to 55 bcm of natural gas to Western Europe annually once placed in service.

Canada May Cover Losses for Trans Mountain Pipeline Expansion

Canada is prepared to cover any losses Kinder Morgan Canada might suffer if a proposed oil pipeline expansion continues to be delayed by political opposition, Finance Minister Bill Morneau said.

FERC OK's New Atlantic Sunrise Operations

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has authorized Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line Company (Transco), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Williams Partners, to commence operations at modified compressor stations in Maryland, North Carolina and Virginia associated with the $2.1 billion Atlantic Sunrise pipeline project, adding 150,000 Dth/d of incremental capacity and enabling bi-directional flow on Transco's existing system.

Keyera Enters Storage and Terminal Business in Cushing

Canadian-based midstream company Keyera Corp. is developing the Wildhorse Terminal, a crude oil storage and blending terminal in Cushing, Okla. that will include 12 above-ground tanks with 4.5 million barrels of working storage capacity.

Apache, Salt Creek Midstream to Build SCM Alpine Header System

Apache Midstream and Salt Creek Midstream are developing SCM Alpine, a 445,000 bpd NGL header system comprised of two pipeline segments originating at the companies' processing facilities in Reeves County, Texas. that will interconnect to pipelines at the Waha trading hub and provide access to Mont Belvieu and Corpus Christi fractionation facilities.

Nord Stream 2 Prep Work Along German Coast Begins

Preparatory work for the section of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline off Germany's Baltic coast has commenced, the consortium behind the project said.

Court Vacates Atlantic Coast Pipeline Permit

A federal appellate court has vacated a key Atlantic Coast pipeline permit because the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service provided no specific limits for the allowable impact on threatened and endangered species, however, no construction delays are expected.

ETP to Build Oil Pipeline from Permian to Texas Coast

Energy Transfer Partners plans to construct a crude oil pipeline, which will have an initial capacity of up to 600,000 bpd and be expandable to 1 million bpd, from the Permian Basin to the Houston Ship Channel and Nederland, Texas,

EPIC Secures Strategic Partnerships for Crude Oil Pipeline

Apache Corporation and Noble Energy have committed to anchor the EPIC Crude Oil Pipeline, which will run side-by-side with the EPIC NGL Pipeline for 730 miles from southeastern New Mexico to Corpus Christi, Texas.

Kingfisher Midstream, Ergon Form JV to Build Cimarron Express Pipeline

Kingfisher Midstream, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alta Mesa Resources, Blueknight Energy Partners and affiliates of Ergon have executed definitive agreements to form Cimarron Express Pipeline. The venture will include the construction and operation of a new 65-mile crude oil pipeline serving STACK producers in central Oklahoma.

El Paso Natural Gas Files South Mainline Application

El Paso Natural Gas Co. (EPNG), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Kinder Morgan, has submitted an application to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) seeking authorization to construct and operate the $127.9 million South Mainline Expansion Project, which would expand capacity on the company's Line Nos. 1100 and 1103 by 321,000 Dth/d in Hudspeth and El Paso counties in Texas to serve markets in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, California and Mexico.

Rustler Breaks Open Season Begins

San Mateo Black River Oil Pipeline, a wholly-owned subsidiary of San Mateo Midstream, has commenced a binding open season for the Rustler Breaks Pipeline Project, a proposed 17-mile, 10-inch crude petroleum gathering and transportation system in Eddy County, N.M. that will interconnect with Plains All American Pipeline.

SemGroup to Convert, Expand White Cliffs System

SemGroup Corporation will convert a portion of the White Cliffs Pipeline system to NGL service, along with expanding the system to reach markets in Texas. The project is supported by 10-year agreements with DCP Midstream and its affiliate DCP Southern Hills Pipeline.

Cyprus, Israel, Greece Push for Gas Pipeline to Europe

The leaders of Cyprus, Israel and Greece said they're determined to push ahead with plans for a pipeline that would supply east Mediterranean gas to Europe as the continent seeks to diversify its supplies.

Sterling to Expand Centennial System

Sterling Energy Investments to expand the processing capacity and associated natural gas gathering pipeline infrastructure of its Centennial System in the northeastern DJ Basin to 220 MMcf/d to accommodate growing producer demand.

Work Can Resume on Rover's Sherwood Lateral

Rover Pipeline has received authorization from the West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection to restart work on the Sherwood Lateral associated with the $4.2 billion project.

Sendero Places Permian Gas Processing System in Service

Sendero Midstream has commenced operations on a new gas processing system in New Mexico that includes more than 60 miles of pipeline and a processing plant with a capacity of 130 MMcf/d.

Cyprus-Egypt Natural Gas Pipeline Could Cost $1 Billion

A planned pipeline connecting Cyprus' Aphrodite gas field to Egypt's LNG facilities will cost between $800 million and $1 billion, Egyptian Petroleum Minister Tarek El Molla said.

Enterprise, ETP Form JV to Restore Old Ocean Service

Enterprise Products Partners and Energy Transfer Partners have formed a 50/50 joint venture to resume service on the Old Ocean natural gas pipeline, which has been idled since 2012.

Pembina to Expand Peace Pipeline

Pembina has announced another expansion of its Peace pipeline system to accommodate incremental volume commitments in support of growth in the Montney and Deep Basin resource plays.

Keystone XL Work to Begin in Montana this Fall

TransCanada plans to start preliminary work on its Keystone XL pipeline project in Montana in the fall of 2018 ahead of full construction in 2019, according to a letter from the U.S. State Department to Native American tribes.

Expansion Proposed for Texas-Colorado NGL System

Enterprise Products Partners, Enbridge, Western Gas Partners and DCP Midstream have announced binding open seasons to expand capacity on a 1,018-mile system, which includes the Front Range and Texas Express pipelines and transports mixed NGLs from the DJ Basin in Weld County, Colo. to Enterprise's NGL fractionation and storage complex in Mont Belvieu, Texas.

Magellan Extends Open Season for Refined Products Pipeline

Magellan Midstream Partners has extended the open season to solicit commitments from shippers for the potential expansion of the western leg of its refined products pipeline system in Texas.