Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Oil and Gas Industry Stung by Biden’s Expected Blow Against KXL

Analysts wonder if the timing portends trouble for infrastructure projects by the oil and gas industry with the new administration.

January 19, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction

Biden May Cancel Keystone XL Pipeline Permit as soon as First Day

President-elect Joe Biden is planning to cancel the permit for the $9 billion Keystone XL pipeline project as one of his first acts in office, and perhaps as soon as his first day, according to a source familiar with his thinking.

January 18, 2021

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Report: Nord Stream 2 to Resume Work in Danish Waters

US has threatened sanctions on companies involved in the project.

January 14, 2021

International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

US: European Companies Face Sanctions Risk on Nord Stream 2

State Department report is expected to be issued later this week.

January 13, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Analysts: Army Corps’ New Stream Crossing Rules Could Hurt Pipes

Revisions make it easier for projects to move forward but could be reversed by the incoming Biden administration.

January 7, 2021

Infrastructure , Shale Plays , Construction , Pipelines

Double E Seeks US Approval for New Permian Basin Gas Pipeline

Double E is one of several pipelines proposed to transport natural gas from the Permian Basin and is expected to enter service in 2021.

January 5, 2021

Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Proposed Rules Cloud Startup of Mountain Valley Natural Gas Pipeline

A spokeswoman at Equitrans Midstream, one of the companies building the natural gas pipeline, said the Mountain Valley team was aware of the revised state regulations and are sticking with their late-2021 target in-service date.

January 5, 2021

Investment , Policy & Regulations , Trade , Methane , Legislation , Infrastructure , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers , Midstream , Pipelines

Trump’s Late Oil and Gas Regulatory Flurry

In fourth-quarter 2020, the administration ramped up its efforts to put rules into effect before Inauguration Day and avoid a Biden regulatory freeze.

January 5, 2021

Crude Oil , Trade , Infrastructure

Venezuela Oil Exports Sink to Levels Not Seen Since 1940s

Pressured by strict U.S. sanctions, Venezuela's oil exports plunged by 376,500 bbl/d in 2020, according to Refinitiv Eikon data and internal documents from state-run PDVSA.

January 4, 2021

Natural Gas , Trade , International , Infrastructure , Construction , Pipelines

Nord Stream 2 Completes Section of Gas Pipeline in German Waters

The Nord Stream 2 pipeline, which is estimated to cost 9.5 billion euros (US$11.6 billion), will make western Europe more dependent on Russian gas and Washington says it will compromise European energy security.

December 28, 2020