North America

Enbridge, Humble Midstream to Develop Low-carbon Hydrogen, Ammonia Export Facilities

Enbridge Inc. and Humble Midstream LLC have announced the joint development and marketing of a low-carbon hydrogen and ammonia production and export facility which will be located at the Enbridge Ingleside Energy Center, near Corpus Christi, Texas.

Sempra Sees Decision on New Cameron LNG Train in Louisiana in 2023

Sempra said in its first quarter earnings release that Cameron LNG plans to complete development work on the fourth liquefaction train in 2023 and plans to make a final investment decision afterwards.

Plains All American Raises 2022 Profit Forecast as Permian Ramps Up

Plains All American Pipeline LP raised its profit forecast for the year by 3.4% on Wednesday, partly as higher oil and gas prices are expected to boost production and volumes shipped on pipelines from the top U.S. shale field.

Energy Transfer Announces Higher Transportation Volumes for Q1 2022

Energy Transfer LP had higher transportation volumes across all of its segments for the first quarter of 2022 and completed construction on the final phase of its Mariner East project, the company said in its first quarter earnings release on Wednesday.

Energy Transfer to Supply LNG to SK Gas in 18-Year Deal

Energy Transfer LP has executed a long-term sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with SK Gas Trading LLC for the supply of 0.4 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) of LNG from Energy Transfer’s Lake Charles LNG export facility.

MPLX to Move Forward with Permian, Bakken Pipeline Expansion Projects

MPLX LP will advance projects focused on expansions and reducing bottlenecking on its crude and natural gas long-haul pipelines in the Permian and Bakken, starting with the 450-mile Whistler pipeline that transports from the Permian to South Texas.

Chesapeake Utilities to Construct Pipeline to Serve Delaware, Maryland

Chesapeake Utilities Corp. is in the final pre-construction stage of a $6.3 million capital project where it will construct a new pipeline to extend existing infrastructure through Fenwick Island, Delaware, to northern Ocean City to serve residences and businesses.

NextDecade Executes 15-Year US LNG Deal with France’s Engie

NextDecade Corp. announced the execution of a 15-year sale and purchase agreement with Engie SA for the supply of LNG from NextDecade’s Rio Grande LNG export project (RGLNG) in Brownsville, Texas.

Enterprise Products Sees Volumes Rise 16% on Crude Pipeline

Enterprise Products Partners' reported volumes climbed 16% on its Midland-to-ECHO pipeline, which transports crude from the heart of the Permian basin to Enterprise's ECHO terminal in Houston.

Duke Energy Invests in Two Renewable Natural Gas Projects in North Carolina

Duke Energy has invested in two new projects to convert landfill gas from two North Carolina landfills into renewable natural gas. Each project is projected to produce roughly 500,000 dekatherms of RNG each year.

DOE Issues Export Authorizations to LNG Projects in Texas, Louisiana

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued two long-term orders authorizing an additional 0.5 Bcf/d of LNG exports from two LNG export projects: Golden Pass LNG in Texas and Magnolia LNG in Louisiana.

European Markets Looking to Canada, but More Pipe Needed First

When Justin Trudeau became Canada’s prime minister in 2015, the Syrian civil war had reached its violent peak and refugees were streaming across the Atlantic.

US To Resume Oil, Gas Drilling on Public Land Despite Biden Campaign Pledge

The plan calls for the government to lease fewer acres for drilling than initially proposed, charge steeper royalties to oil and gas companies, and assess the climate impact of developing the acreage.

Pipeline Capacity Growth Fuels Record Haynesville Gas Production

Natural gas production from the Haynesville shale reached record highs in late 2021 and remained relatively strong in early 2022 on greater takeaway capacity and demand, a new government report revealed Wednesday.

Mountain Valley Pipeline Wins Federal Approval for Stream Boring

Federal regulators approved MVP's permit request to bore under about 180 streams and wetlands it must cross to complete the 300-mile natural gas pipeline.

Warburg Pincus Uses Price Volatility to Place RimRock Oil & Gas Up For Sale

Warburg Pincus is taking advantage of the upswing in commodity prices to offload Bakken gas producer RimRock Oil & Gas, its second attempt to sell the company in just over a year.

TotalEnergies to Hike LNG Production in US with Cameron Expansion

French energy major TotalEnergies SE said it would step up its LNG activities in the U.S. by expanding production at the Cameron site in Louisiana.

Sempra Wins Extension to Build Pipelines in Texas, Louisiana

FERC has granted Sempra Energy an extension to build two pipelines in Texas and Louisiana to connect to a Texas LNG plant, and NextDecade Corp. is also seeking more time to build a Texas LNG project.

Midcoast Energy Explores Sale of East Texas Pipelines — Sources

Midcoast Energy operates a 3,625-mile (5,834 km) gathering and processing pipeline network that transports natural gas and natural gas liquids, as well as a marketing and logistics business, according to its website.

EPIC Crude Delivers Record Volumes from Permian Basin, Eagle Ford

Formed in 2017, the company built and operates a 700-mile crude oil pipeline that extends from Orla, Texas, to the port of Corpus Christi, servicing the Delaware, Midland and Eagle Ford basins

Venture Global to Buy Gas from NextEra for Louisiana Plaquemines LNG

U.S. LNG company Venture Global LNG has agreed to buy natural gas for its Plaquemines LNG export plant in Louisiana, expected to start up in 2024, from a unit of U.S. energy company NextEra Energy Inc.

ARM Energy Holdings, Affiliates Acquire Monument Pipeline from NextEra Energy Partners

ARM Energy Holdings LLC has acquired Houston-based natural gas pipeline Monument Pipeline LP from affiliates of NextEra Energy Partners LP. Monument is a natural gas transportation system with approximately 156 miles of pipeline.

Sempra Energy Enters Agreement for Cameron LNG Phase 2

Sempra Energy said its LNG unit has entered into an agreement with affiliates of TotalEnergies, Mitsui & Co., and Japan LNG Investment LLC to increase the capacity of its Cameron LNG Phase 2 export project in Hackberry, Louisiana.

Mexico Plans Three Gas Liquefaction Facilities, Eyes Tender Process

Mexican wants to build new gas liquefaction facilities to export excess gas and will put the plants out to tender if he does not get commitments for their construction within a month, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Friday.

Alberta Picks Six Proposals to Develop Canada's First Carbon Storage Hubs

Canada's main oil-producing province Alberta has selected six proposals to move forward with developing Canada's first carbon storage hubs, intended to help cut climate-warming emissions by permanently sequestering them underground.

New Fortress Seeks to Build Offshore Louisiana LNG Plant by Q1 2023

The LNG export project will be located in federal waters offshore Louisiana and will be able to export about 2.8 MTPA of LNG, or almost 0.4 Bcf/d of gas using its "Fast LNG" technology.

TotalEnergies, Sempra to Co-Develop LNG and Renewable Projects

TotalEnergies and Sempra are expanding their North American strategic alliance with the signing of two deals for the Vista Pacífico LNG export project in Mexico and the the co-development of several renewables projects.

Canadian 2021 Crude Imports Slid to Lowest Since 1988, Says CER

Crude oil imports into Canada in 2021 dropped to their lowest in more than three decades as domestic supply from pipelines increased while a major refinery in Newfoundland remained idle, the Canada Energy Regulator said .

Energy Transfer, ENN Sign 20-Year Deal for Lake Charles LNG

Lake Charles LNG will be constructed on the existing brownfield regasification facility and will capitalize on four existing LNG storage tanks, two deep water berths and other LNG infrastructure.

RGC Resources Secures $21 Million Investment to Complete Mountain Valley Pipeline

RGC Resources Inc., parent company to Roanoke Gas Co. and RGC Midstream LLC, closed a $21 million common stock investment by affiliates of The InterTech Group Inc.