Midstream Business Magazine - October 2012

Editor's Note

Construction Update

Texas State of Mind


A Brighter Year Ahead

Gyrating feedstock prices whipsawed petrochemical producers this year. Next year looks more stable but the U.S. industry must add infrastructure long term, says The Plastics Exchange's chief executive.

Delivering the Goods

For railway, barge and trucking companies exploiting the lack of pipeline capacity needed to ship oil and natural gas liquids from land-locked U.S. shale plays, business is booming.

Eagle Ford Infrastructure Making Strides

Multiple new projects promise to ease current bottlenecks that exist within the region's existing midstream system.

Eagle is Not Landing

The Eagle Ford shale is continuing to surpass expectations and its competition as it leads the nation in oil production. And midstream insiders say there are no indications the play will start slowing any time soon.

Midstream Indies Seize Opportunities

Plenty of startup midstream companies are expected to come out of the gate in coming years, and there's good reason for it.

Modeling Midstreams Growth

Software provides vital design and monitoring capabilities as the midstream expansion continues in North America—and the world.

Newt's Solution

Conservative thought-leader Newt Gingrich explores how much the federal government would gain by partnering with the energy industry and taps an expert uniquely positioned to answer.

Production System Cuts Flaring,Venting

A new prototype prevents natural gas liquids from flashing off while its three-phase measurement system provides accurate measurement of oil and gas production from the reservoir.

Q & A: Raising the bar with EQT

EQT Midstream’s Randy Crawford, senior vice president and president of midstream, distribution and commercial, is leading an aggressive and impressive growth strategy for the Marcellus.

Securing Project Permits Takes Preparation

Getting a permit can be a costly and time-consuming endeavor. However, it's also an unavoidable cost of doing midstream business.

Tracking the Details

A new product keeps electronic pipeline records, replacing paperwork and enhancing the safety and efficiency of companies within the pipeline industry.

Alerian Index

Finance Matters

News Flow

DNV's Teo: LNG-fueled engines remain best option

NGL Frac Spread

Transaction Update