Articles by Richard Nemec

Parties Mum on Reported TransCanada-Columbia Talks

Calgary, Alberta-based TransCanada Corp. said Thursday it was in discussions with a third party on a "potential transaction" but no agreement has been reached, reacting to reports in financial news media that it is eyeing a deal with Houston-based Columbia Pipeline Group Inc. Some reports on Thursday speculated that talks had hit a standstill. Read More

Jordan Cove Still Viable LNG Export Project, Backers Say

While acknowledging that the global liquefied natural gas (LNG) market is hurting, the Canadian-based backers of the proposed $7.5 billion Jordan Cove LNG export project along the south-central Oregon coast said Thursday their project continues to move ahead as it awaits a final FERC approval. Read More

Iowa Regulators Approve ETP's Dakota Access Pipeline

Iowa regulators on Thursday approved, with landowner protections, their state's part of the proposed 1,154-mile Dakota Access Pipeline, which would move Bakken Shale crude oil through four states. If built, the pipeline eventually could move up to half of the Bakken's 1 million b/d production to various markets. Read More