Exploration & Production , Infrastructure , Emissions , Renewables

DOE’s Granholm Encourages Role for Oil and Gas Industry in Energy Transition

New U.S. Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm envisions oil and gas companies contributing expertise to develop low-carbon fuel sources as part of the energy transition.

March 3, 2021

Infrastructure , Midstream

Trans Mountain Seeks to Shield Insurers of Oil Pipeline

Disclosing Trans Mountain’s insurers publicly may result in pressure that shrinks its pool of potential insurers and raises premiums for the oil pipeline and its shippers, the corporation says.

February 25, 2021

International , Infrastructure , Emissions , Construction , Pipelines

Biden, Trudeau Aim to Move Past KXL Disagreement

In Biden’s first bilateral meeting with a foreign leader, the issues of climate change and China are expected to be the main topics.

February 23, 2021

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

US Report on Nord Stream 2 will Reveal Companies Supporting Project

Sanctions are possible but may take time and depend on White House negotiations with allies and Capitol Hill.

February 19, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

US Army Corps Attorneys Withdraw from Dakota Access Pipeline Case

Two federal attorneys, who represent the Army Corps in an ongoing legal battle over the Dakota Access Pipeline, are withdrawing from the case between the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and the Corps, a court filing says.

February 12, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment

FERC Chairman: Regulator to Create Environmental Justice Position

Glick announces new effort to consider interests of residents near fossil fuel projects.

February 12, 2021

Exploration & Production , Crude Oil , Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

Bakken Oil Prices Surge as Dakota Access Pipeline’s Fate Awaited

Concern about how U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration will handle the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL), which can transport more than 550,000 bbl/d out of the Bakken, is boosting prices.

February 10, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines

Senator Manchin Urges Biden to Reverse Keystone XL Pipeline Decision

In a letter to fellow Democrat Joe Biden, Sen. Joe Manchin said that even without the Keystone XL pipeline, the oil would still find its way to the U.S. by rail and truck.

February 9, 2021

Exports , Legislation , Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Emissions , Renewables

No Ordinary Joe: Manchin’s Pivotal Role on Shale, Climate in a Divided Senate

The West Virginia senator pursues bipartisan solutions and is determined to not let the energy transition leave his constituents behind.

February 8, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

US Supreme Court to Hear PennEast Pipeline Petition on Land-use Rights

PennEast wants the land to build the pipeline, which is designed to deliver 1.1 Bcf/d of gas—enough to supply about 5 million homes—from the Marcellus Shale formation in Pennsylvania.

February 3, 2021