People , Infrastructure , Midstream

GPA Midstream Elects 2020-21 Officers, Board Members

Bill Ward, senior vice president of commercial activity at Superior Pipeline Co., has been appointed to lead GPA Midstream as chairman of the board.

June 5, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Illinois Rejects Bid to Delay Decision on Dakota Access Pipeline Expansion

Environmental groups argued that the pandemic made the expansion unnecessary.

June 5, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Trump Gives US Agencies Power to Fast-Track Big Infrastructure Projects

Executive order would override environmental permitting rules.

June 5, 2020

Legislation , International , Infrastructure , Pipelines

US Senators Move to Tighten Sanctions on Delayed Russia-to-Germany Gas Pipeline

U.S. senators revealed a bill on June 4 expanding sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2 natural gas pipeline and targeting the project Washington says will boost Moscow’s economic and political influence in Germany and other European countries.

June 5, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

EPA Moves to Curb State Powers to Deny Permits for Energy Projects

States have blocked pipelines, coal terminals and other projects under the Clean Water Act.

June 2, 2020

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Senators Expected to Introduce Sanctions on Russia’s Nord Stream 2

Measure by Cruz and Shaheen could be proposed by June 1.

June 1, 2020

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Analysts: Keystone XL Court Ruling Another Blow to Big Pipelines

Atlantic Coast and Mountain Valley will likely be delayed for several more months.

June 1, 2020

Field Development , Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Infrastructure , Construction

US Energy Regulators Authorize Proposed $43.4 Billion Alaska LNG Project

BP and Exxon Mobil produce massive amounts of oil in Alaska and have discovered huge gas resources that are stranded in the North Slope, which the proposed LNG project would allow that gas to access markets around the world.

May 22, 2020

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

EU Court Throws Out Challenge from Russian-Backed Nord Stream 2

General Court leaves it up to the member states to enforce the rules.

May 21, 2020

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Democrat Joe Biden Says He Would Kill Keystone XL Pipeline

In doing so, Joe Biden would reverse actions taken by President Donald Trump, who in 2017 cleared the way for the $8 billion oil sands pipeline to built across the U.S.-Canada border.

May 18, 2020