Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Pipelines

Energy Transfer Says Addressed Most DAPL Safety Issues Raised by PHMSA

PHMSA on July 22 put Energy Transfer on notice for the probable violations pertaining to the operation of the Dakota Access Pipeline and proposed a civil penalty against it.

July 26, 2021

International , Infrastructure , Pipelines

Merkel Defends US Nord Stream 2 Deal as Ukraine Cries Foul

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on July 22 defended a deal with the United States that allows the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline to proceed as a pragmatic compromise, but Ukraine said the agreement was too weak to ensure Russia behaves the way Kyiv and the West want.

July 23, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Pipelines

US Regulator Issues Notice to Dakota Access Pipeline over Safety Concerns

The PHMSA recommended a civil penalty of $93,200 against Energy Transfer, operator of the Dakota Access Pipeline, for the violations and said failure to correct the issues may result in further enforcement action.

July 23, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Energy Transfer to Finish Mariner East Expansion in Pennsylvania Despite Opposition

Mariner East transports liquids from the Marcellus/Utica shale in western Pennsylvania to customers in the state and elsewhere, including international exports from Energy Transfer’s Marcus Hook complex.

July 22, 2021

Natural Gas , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

How Pipeline Backlash is Affecting Northeast Gas Supplies

Find out what challenges are faced by the natural gas industry to construct new pipelines and how these challenges have impacted gas supplies in the Northeast.

July 15, 2021

Investment , Infrastructure , Construction

Midstream Projects: Gulf Coast Leads the Way in Second Quarter

Many projects away from the coast, however, are beset by delays.

July 13, 2021

Investment , Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Energy Transition , Construction , Pipelines

Report: Energy Sector in Limbo over Permitting, ESG and Climate Policies

The Babst Calland law firm’s annual report includes a chat with Sen. Joe Manchin and an assessment of the impact of President Biden’s government-wide climate approach.

July 7, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction

Delfin LNG Seeks Another Year to Build Floating Plant

The request would set completion of the LNG export facility offshore Louisiana in September 2022.

July 1, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Supreme Court Backs PennEast Pipeline in NJ Challenge

The 5-4 ruling, authored by conservative Chief Justice John Roberts, handed a victory to PennEast Pipeline, a joint venture seeking to build the 116-mile (187-km) pipeline from Pennsylvania to New Jersey.

June 29, 2021

Markets , Infrastructure

Texas Power Grid Faces Summer Having Changed Little from February Freeze

ERCOT is already warning its 26 million customers to conserve energy, and experts say Texas residents should brace for rolling blackouts amid drought and extreme heat.

June 29, 2021