Pipeline

Pipe(line) dreams - by Matt Miller

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.

Federal government orders pipeline company to clean California oil spill

Reuters | May 27, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

The federal government on Wednesday ordered a company at the center of a Southern California oil spill to continue its efforts to clean up the pipeline breach that dumped crude onto a pristine stretch of shoreline and into the Pacific Ocean. Read More »

Washington state judge denies Shell appeal on rail project review

Reuters | May 21, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline | Intermodal | Rail

A judge on Thursday denied Royal Dutch Shell’s appeal of a ruling that a proposed oil-by-rail project at its Washington state refinery must undergo a full environmental review, just two weeks after a crude train derailment caused a fire in North Dakota. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 28 shipments on its main distillate line

Reuters | May 13, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating shipments on its Line 2, its main distillate line, for Cycle 28, the company said in a notice sent to shippers on Wednesday. Read More »

DNV GL awarded offshore pipelay surveillance contract for Polarled pipeline

AJOT | May 13, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

DNV GL, the technical advisor to the oil and gas industry, has been awarded another offshore pipelay surveillance contract by Statoil to monitor quality assurance throughout the installation campaign. Read More »

TransCanada says leak on Alberta natural gas pipeline shut in

Reuters | May 12, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

A natural gas leak on a section of a TransCanada Corp pipeline near Medicine Hat, Alberta, has been safely shut in, TransCanada said on Tuesday. Read More »

Tesoro cancels Utah crude pipeline project

Reuters | May 11, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

Tesoro Corp has canceled a crude pipeline project in Utah because of low oil prices and economic challenges, the company said on Monday. Read More »

Colonial allocates shipment cycles on Line 2, Line 20

Reuters | May 11, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 27 shipments on Line 2, its main distillate line, and for Cycle 28 shipments on Line 20, according to a notice sent to shippers on Monday. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 27 shipments on Line 20

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 27 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Tuesday. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 26 shipments on main distillate line

Reuters | May 05, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating Cycle 26 shipments on Line 2, its main distillate line, according to a notice sent to shippers on Tuesday. Read More »

Energy East project could go ahead with one export port according to TransCanada CEO

Reuters | May 01, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

TransCanada Corp is still mulling alternative sites for a second oil export terminal for its Energy East pipeline, though the C$12 billion project could go ahead with just one export port, chief executive Russ Girling said on Friday. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 26 shipments on Line 20

Reuters | April 30, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 26 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Thursday. Read More »

TransCanada seeks U.S. permit on Upland line as Keystone waits

Reuters | April 26, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

TransCanada Corp , whose controversial Keystone XL pipeline project has waited more than six years for U.S. approvals, is asking the Obama administration to approve another pipeline, one that would take American crude oil into Canada. Read More »

Kinder Morgan to expand Eagle Ford pipeline in Texas

Reuters | April 15, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Kinder Morgan Inc plans to expand its 300,000 barrels per day Eagle Ford crude and condensate pipeline in Texas to 360,000 bpd, the company said on Wednesday in a quarterly earnings release. Read More »

Magellan Midstream, TransCanada to develop Houston pipeline

Reuters | April 14, 2015 | Breakbulk & Projects | Projects | Energy | Pipeline

Magellan Midstream Partners LP and TransCanada Corp , Canada’s second-largest pipeline company, said on Tuesday they will develop a pipeline to connect TransCanada’s Houston tank terminal to Magellan’s East Houston terminal. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 22 shipments on distillate Line 20

Reuters | April 13, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 22 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, according to a notice sent to shippers on Monday. Read More »

Hearing to Examine Status of Rail, Pipeline, & Hazmat Safety Rules

AJOT | April 10, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline | Rail and Road | Intermodal | Road

The Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines, and Hazardous Materials, chaired by U.S. Rep. Jeff Denham (R-CA), will hold a hearing next week on the status of current federal railroad, pipeline, and hazardous materials safety rulemakings. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 21 shipments on distillate Line 20

Reuters | April 07, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 21 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Tuesday. Read More »

Colonial allocates Cycle 19 shipments on Line 20

Reuters | March 30, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Colonial Pipeline is allocating space for Cycle 19 shipments on Line 20, which carries distillates from Atlanta to Nashville, Tennessee, according to a notice sent to shippers on Monday. Read More »

Canada government asks pipeline regulator for safety guidelines by 2016

Reuters | March 26, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

Canada’s Conservative government has given the energy regulator about a year to deliver up-to-date guidelines for pipeline companies to improve safety and protect the environment. Read More »

Colonial Pipeline withdraws tariff change after complaints

AJOT | March 23, 2015 | Energy | Pipeline

COLONIAL-PIPELINE/SHIPPING:Colonial Pipeline withdraws tariff change after complaints Read More »