More Top Stories in Midstream

US Authorities Make Checks on Oil Tanker Arriving from Russia

The Vitol-chartered vessel was shipping intermediate oil products including vacuum gasoil and fuel oil from Russia’s Taman port to New Orleans last week, according to a trading source and shipping data.

June 28, 2022

US Gulf Coast Crude Oil Exports to Touch Record High This Quarter

Crude oil exports from the U.S. to Europe are expected to average 1.4 MMbbl/d this quarter after U.S. exports rose since the release of 180 MMbbl of oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve.

June 28, 2022

DCP Midstream Expands Permian Basin Footprint with $160 Million Bolt-on Acquisition

Denver-based DCP Midstream recently agreed to acquire the James Lake System from Woodland Midstream II, which increases DCP’s gathering capacity in the Permian Basin.

June 27, 2022

Running Short of Gas: Russia's Pipeline Repair Has Europe Worried

Russia cut gas flows through its Nord Stream 1 pipeline to Europe by 40% of the pipeline capacity, triggering worries that Europe will not have enough gas in the winter if this continues.

June 27, 2022

Qatar Enlists Big Oil for Mega LNG Project

Within the span of roughly two weeks, state-owned QatarEnergy has tapped supermajors from across the globe to lend a hand in the development of its mega LNG project in Qatar’s North Field East.

June 24, 2022

Germany Considering Repurposing Unused Nord Stream 2 Pipeline for LNG Use: Report

The German economy ministry is considering expropriating the German portion of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline system, built by Russian gas giant Gazprom, and cutting it off from the rest of the pipeline.

June 24, 2022

Fitch Places Freeport LNG on Rating Watch Negative

“The primary rating concern for Freeport LNG is that the sole source of revenue is dividends from the three liquefaction plants, owned by three operating companies,” Fitch said in a rating action commentary. 

June 23, 2022

US Natgas Futures Drop to 11-week Low on Surprise Storage Build

In what has already been a volatile year of trade, the June 23 price drop was only the biggest one-day decline since mid-June. So far in 2022, U.S. natural gas futures have lost over 10% in five sessions.

June 23, 2022

Cheniere Eying Further LNG Growth Following Corpus Christi Expansion FID

Separately, Cheniere announced two LNG supply deals with Chevron, one of which is conditional on a positive FID of a new Corpus Christi liquefaction project, meaning the next leg of Cheniere’s expansion is in the works.

June 23, 2022

Canada-owned Trans Mountain Oil Pipeline Not Profitable: Budget Officer

Canada's parliamentary budget officer recently reported that the government-owned Trans Mountain pipeline has a net present value of negative C$600 million, making it no longer profitable.

June 23, 2022