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Acquisitions & Divestitures

Suncor Partners with Indigenous Communities to Buy Pipeline Stake from TC Energy

Suncor, three First Nations and five Métis communities will own a 15% stake in this pipeline asset with a value of about CA$1.3 billion. (US$1.03 billion).

September 16, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Berkshire Hathaway LNG Export Plant to Shut for Maintenance

Officials at Berkshire Hathaway Energy on Sept. 15 confirmed the pipeline and compressor station maintenance at its Cove Point LNG export plant in Maryland would start but did not confirm the shutdown of the liquefaction plant.

September 16, 2021

Natural Gas

Record Gas Prices Could Speed Up Launch of Russia’s Nord Stream 2 Pipeline

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which would help Moscow to bypass political foe Ukraine in transiting gas to European markets, doubles Russia’s annual gas export capacity.

September 16, 2021

Infrastructure

Canadian First Nation Demands Enbridge Reroute Natural Gas Pipeline

Inspired by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, a Canadian First Nation in northern British Columbia is trying to force Enbridge to reroute a natural gas pipeline off its reserve lands.

September 15, 2021

Business

Kinder Morgan to Convert Louisiana Facility for Renewable Fuels

As part of its plans to retrofit the Louisiana terminal assets, Kinder Morgan formed a partnership with Neste, one of the leading providers of renewable and circular solutions.

September 15, 2021

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Freeport Texas LNG Export Plant Starts to Exit Outage

Energy traders said that likely means the plant was returning to service. LNG facilities liquefy natural gas into super-chilled LNG and also use the gas to fuel operations.

September 15, 2021

Exploration & Production

Gulf Coast Oil Companies Return to Recovery as Nicholas Recedes

About 720,000 bbl/d of crude oil production and 1.075 Bcf/d of gas were offline, while 39 production platforms continued to be evacuated after Tropical Storm Nicholas passed through.

September 15, 2021

People

Former Magellan Midstream VP Trent Bridges Joins Sidley as Partner in Houston

Trent Bridges’ near-decade of experience at Magellan Midstream will help grow Sidley Austin’s midstream transactional and regulatory practices, says Cliff Vrielink, global leader of the energy and infrastructure practice at the firm.

September 14, 2021

Exploration & Production

Power Outages from Nicholas Disrupt Energy Production, Vessel Activity

Nicholas made landfall as Category 1 hurricane on Sept. 13, the second storm in two weeks to hit major oil and refining hubs at the U.S. Gulf Coast which were just starting to recover.

September 14, 2021

Shale Plays

Colgate Flips Occidental Petroleum Water Asset in Sale to WaterBridge

Colgate Energy agreed to sell the produced water infrastructure associated with its recent $508 million asset acquisition from Occidental Petroleum in the Permian Basin.

September 14, 2021