Jordan, Israel agree $900 million Red Sea-Dead Sea project

Reuters | February 26, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Jordan and Israel signed an agreement to go ahead with a World Bank-sponsored project to build a desalination plant in the Gulf of Aqaba and a pipeline linking the Red Sea with the Dead Sea. Read More »

Permian pipeline issues cut capacity nearly 40 percent

Reuters | February 25, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Pipeline takeaway capacity from the Permian Basin looked to be reduced by nearly 40 percent after two of the largest pipelines in the region had reported problems, with one taken offline after a leak was found early Wednesday morning. Read More »

Sunoco Logistics shuts West Texas crude pipeline after “anomaly”

Reuters | February 25, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Sunoco Logistics Partners LP shut down its 300,000 barrel-per-day West Texas Gulf Pipeline that carries crude oil from the Permian Basin to the U.S. Gulf Coast on Wednesday after an “anomaly” was discovered, according to a notice the company sent to shippers that was obtained by Reuters. Read More »

White House: Obama vetoes Keystone XL pipeline bill

Reuters | February 24, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline | Intermodal | Rail

President Barack Obama on Tuesday vetoed a Republican bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline from Canada, the White House confirmed. Read More »

Buckeye says 8 U.S. Midwest pipelines overbooked for March

Reuters | February 17, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Buckeye Partners LP said on Tuesday nominations for eight of its refined product pipeline segments in the United States were overbooked for March. Read More »

House sends Keystone Pipeline Bill to President

AJOT | February 12, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) released the following statement after the House voted to send a measure approving construction of the Keystone XL Pipeline project to the President Read More »

TransCanada says to decide on Quebec oil terminal by March 31

Reuters | February 11, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline | Ports & Terminals | Ports | Wet Bulk Port

Pipeline company TransCanada Corp said on Wednesday it will decide by March 31 whether to proceed with an oil export terminal in Quebec that has come under fire from environmentalists who say it poses a threat to beluga whales. Read More »

Full Colonial Pipeline gives rise to U.S. market for shipping capacity

Reuters | February 06, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline | International Trade

The perpetually full Colonial Pipeline has spawned another market for traders and brokers: line space on the crucial artery. Read More »

Magellan says 2015 throughput on Bridgetex crude pipeline around 200,000 bpd

Reuters | February 05, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Magellan Midstream Partners LP said on Thursday that it expects to ship some 200,000 barrels per day (bpd) of crude through its Bridgetex pipeline in 2015, similar to levels in the fourth quarter. Read More »

Premium Article  Pipe(line) dreams

Matt Miller | February 03, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

Pipelines are big business and even bigger geo-politics. Just ask Russia’s President Vladimir Putin who without much fanfare cancelled the “South Stream,” one of the world’s largest pipeline projects. And there is the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, which elicits a continental divide of opinions in the US congress. Dreams for new pipelines abound but political realities dampen prospects. Read More »

Premium Article  Interview with Agility Project Logistics President & CEO Grant Wattman

Matt Miller | February 02, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

Onshore and offshore pipeline project activity is important to Agility Project Logistics. We anticipate a significant increase in activity in North America in support of shale gas, LNG and NGL export and support of the petrochemical complexes - Grant Wattman Read More »

Senator Shuster releases statement on senate approval of Keystone bill

AJOT | January 30, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee Chairman Bill Shuster (R-PA) released the following statement following the Senate bipartisan passage of legislation to approve construction of the Keystone XL pipeline project Read More »

Kinder Morgan says Freedom Pipeline project is gaining West Coast refiner interest

Reuters | January 28, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Kinder Morgan Inc’s proposed Freedom Pipeline, which would move West Texas crude oil to Southern California, is “getting more interest” from U.S. West Coast refiners, the head of the company’s natural gas pipeline unit told analysts on Wednesday. Read More »

Water works – pipeline projects for water transfer: engineering and financial challenge

Matt Miller | January 26, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

While modern-day pipeline projects have become synonymous with oil and gas, there’s another effort afoot that doesn’t get nearly the publicity: water transfer. Read More »

Suncor expects Enbridge Line 9B to start up towards end of Q2 2015

Reuters | January 21, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Suncor Energy expects Enbridge Inc’s reversed Line 9B crude pipeline to start up towards the end of the second quarter of 2015, the company’s chief financial officer Alister Cowan said on Wednesday. Read More »

The six-year battle over the Keystone XL pipeline

Reuters | January 12, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Nebraska’s Supreme Court ruled against a challenge to the Keystone XL oil pipeline’s route through the state on Friday, clearing the way for the Republican-controlled U.S. Congress to try to force President Barack Obama to approve the project. Read More »

Keystone clears hurdles, stage set for Washington showdown

Reuters | January 12, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

The Keystone XL oil pipeline cleared two hurdles on Friday, setting up a showdown between Congress and President Barack Obama who has raised new questions about the project after more than six years of review. Read More »

Nebraska court clears pipeline route as showdown looms in Washington

Reuters | January 09, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

The Nebraska Supreme Court on Friday removed one of the last hurdles for President Barack Obama to settle the fate of the politically charged Keystone XL oil pipeline, delivering a closely watched decision on an issue that could help define his second term. Read More »

Colonial allocates Line 1 for Cycle 3 shipments

Reuters | January 07, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 3 shipments on Line 1, its main gasoline line, according to a notice sent to shippers on Wednesday. Read More »

U.S. Senate panel to introduce Keystone XL bill Thursday

Reuters | January 05, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

The head of the Senate energy committee plans to introduce a bill next week to force approval of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, though the full chamber faces a battle in obtaining needed votes to overcome any veto by President Barack Obama. Read More »