Midstream Business Magazine - May 2016

Editor's Note

Editor's Note: Starting At 50

The Midstream 50 benchmarks the financial performance of the sector’s largest public operators for the prior year.


New Name, Bigger Role

The change took nearly a year to complete, current Chairman John Mollenkopf, executive vice president and COO of MarkWest Energy Partners LP, told the convention’s general session.

Permian: Still Blazing After All These Fears

Commodity price woes have stung even the resilient Permian Basin, but superior economics in the sweetest of the play’s areas keep the midstream buildout humming.

Profile: On The Money

ARB Midstream is making moves in the midstream by taking an analytical approach to deals and projects.

Technology: The Power Of Connection

The Internet of Things offers substantial benefits to running a midstream enterprise.

The Interview: Unquestioned Value

Brad Olsen is a principal and portfolio manager with BP Capital Fund Advisors LLC.

Topics: No Way Out

FERC’s rejection of the Jordan Cove project further complicates Canadian gas producers’ efforts to reach tidewater and the LNG export market.

Topics: Reliably Variable

Simulations and modeling help LNG shippers account for the weather.

Alerian Index

Demand-Pull Assets

Infrastructure investor interest returns to its roots: demand-pull assets.

Finance Matters

A Long View On Ethane

Experts forecast a tightening U.S. ethane market by the second half of 2017.

News Flow

News Flow

The INGAA Foundation’s development forecast through 2035 has no base case.

NGL Frac Spread

Establishing A Floor

Commodity prices are well off 2014 levels but a new floor may be forming.

Transaction Update

Grow Canada!

TransCanada plans to sell assets to finance purchase of Columbia Pipeline Group.