Infrastructure

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Canadian First Nation Demands Enbridge Reroute Natural Gas Pipeline

Inspired by Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer, a Canadian First Nation in northern British Columbia is trying to force Enbridge to reroute a natural gas pipeline off its reserve lands.

September 15, 2021

Infrastructure

Talos Energy Says its Assets Not Responsible for Gulf of Mexico Oil Spill

The U.S. Coast Guard is investigating nearly 350 reports of oil spillage in and along the U.S. Gulf of Mexico following Hurricane Ida.

September 7, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

Alaska Court Orders Regulators to Examine Hilcorp Pipeline Leak

The court said the Alaska Oil and Gas Conservation Commission improperly rejected a petition for a hearing on a leak from a Hilcorp Energy Co. pipeline that lasted for several months in 2017.

September 7, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Enbridge Set to Open Most Capacity on Line 3 Pipeline

The aging pipeline, which Enbridge is replacing, carries oil from Alberta to U.S. Midwest refiners. The replacement will eventually allow Enbridge to double capacity to 760,000 bbl/d.

September 2, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Pipelines

PennEast Aims to Complete First Phase of Natgas Pipe in 2022, Despite Right-of-way Delay

In June, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a Third Circuit decision that blocked PennEast from using federal eminent domain rules to seize New Jersey state-owned or controlled land.

August 12, 2021

Infrastructure , Pipelines

New US Energy Security Advisor to Tackle Nord Stream 2 Risks

U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Aug. 10 appointed former diplomat Amos Hochstein as a senior advisor for energy security to work on the fallout from the Russia-backed Nord Stream 2 pipeline.

August 10, 2021

Legislation , International , Infrastructure , Pipelines

US, European Lawmakers Issue Statement Opposing Nord Stream 2

President Joe Biden and German Chancellor Angela Merkel last month reached an agreement that allows the pipeline that will take Russian gas to Germany to proceed.

August 3, 2021

Infrastructure , Health, Safety & Environment , Construction , Pipelines

Energy Policy Watch: Dispelling Myths Clouding the Future of Pipelines

A majority of Americans favor pipelines and the intensity of that support is increasing, said AOPL President and CEO Andy Black during this wide-ranging discussion on pipeline safety, cybersecurity threats and what canceling a pipeline means for the environment.

August 3, 2021

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