Markets , Legislation , International , Infrastructure , Pipelines

Ted Cruz’s Nord Stream 2 Sanctions Bill Fails in US Senate

Senator Robert Menendez won the support of many of his fellow Democrats, including President Joe Biden, for an alternative bill to impose sanctions on Russia that he introduced on Jan. 12.

January 14, 2022

Infrastructure , Pipelines

FERC Proposes $40 Million Civil Penalty For Energy Transfer’s Rover Pipeline

Energy Transfer Partners and Rover have 30 days to respond to FERC’s show cause order over alleged violations during construction of a natural gas pipeline in Ohio.

December 16, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Enbridge Removes Michigan’s Oil Pipeline Lawsuit to Federal Court

Michigan ordered the pipeline to shut down by May this year, which Enbridge ignored, and the two sides are embroiled in a legal battle over Line 5’s fate.

December 16, 2021

Natural Gas , Infrastructure

Texas Adopts Rules for Natural Gas, Power Coordination after February Freeze

The rules are the latest in a series of federal and state measures to prevent a repeat of the disruption caused by February’s Winter Storm Uri, which left around 4.5 million homes and businesses in Texas without power and heat.

December 2, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Michigan Drops Federal Case Against Enbridge Oil Pipeline

Governor Gretchen Whitmer said in a statement that she still opposes Enbridge Inc.’s Line 5 oil pipeline, a 59-year-old oil pipeline delivering crude and refined products from Superior, Wisconsin, to Sarnia, Ontario, via Michigan.

November 30, 2021

Infrastructure , Midstream

Regulator Rejects Enbridge Plan to Sell Oil Pipeline Space under Contract

Enbridge planned to sell 90% of space under long-term contracts on the Mainline, Canada’s longest oil pipeline system which moves oil from Western Canada to refineries in Eastern Canada and the U.S. Midwest.

November 29, 2021

Legislation , Infrastructure , Emissions , Energy Transition

Carbonic Convergence? Analyst Details Profit Potential in Carbon Capture

As the price of carbon rises and the cost of CCS falls, there could be money to be made in keeping CO2 out of the atmosphere.

November 17, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Enbridge Line 5 Oil Pipeline Case with Michigan to Be Heard in Federal Court

Last month the Canadian government, which intervened in the court case in support of Enbridge, invoked a 1977 pipeline treaty with the U.S. to trigger negotiations between Ottawa and Washington over the pipeline’s fate.

November 16, 2021

Infrastructure , Energy Transition

US Energy Dept to Hire 1,000 Workers in Infrastructure Boost

For the development of new technologies, the bipartisan bill includes more than $7 billion in incentives for producing, sourcing and recycling minerals and materials for batteries to store renewable power.

November 11, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

White House: US is Not Considering Shutting Down Enbridge Pipeline

Line 5 is at the center of a long-running environmental dispute between Calgary, Alberta-based Enbridge and the state of Michigan that has embroiled the Canadian and U.S. governments.

November 10, 2021