Moving forward with a plan to shift its focus from the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) to onshore oil assets, Plains Exploration & Production Co. (PXP) has agreed to acquire from multiple sellers interests in about 60,000 net acres in the Eagle Ford Shale in South Texas for $578 million in cash, the Houston-based independent said Tuesday.
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Piedmont Natural Gas is soliciting bids for gas supply and asset management services beginning Nov. 1 for its North Carolina, South Carolina and Nashville, TN, operations. The Charlotte, NC-based utility said it buys more than 240 Bcf/year and has firm transportation contracts on the systems of Transcontinental Gas Pipe Line, Columbia Gulf and Columbia Gas Transmission, Texas Eastern Transmission, Tennessee Gas Pipeline and Midwestern Gas Transmission. Piedmont is seeking seasonal and year-round supply for contract terms yet to be determined. For information contact Keith Maust at (704) 731-4901 or Sarah Stabley at (704) 731-4907.
A proposal that surfaced Monday in the lower house of the Oregon Legislature bids to tighten the state’s authority in the siting process for liquefied natural gas (LNG) facilities. At least one LNG project proponent has labeled the proposal as unworkable and unnecessary, along with denying the state future economic benefits that could come with LNG imports.
Enbridge Energy Partners LP and Atmos Pipeline and Storage LLC are holding an open season through 5 p.m. CDT Sept. 17 to solicit firm transportation for Barnett Intrastate Gas (BIG) Pipeline, which, as proposed, would carry up to 1 Bcf/d and connect Atmos’ Line X in Johnson County, TX, to Enbridge’s Double D and Clarity pipes at Bethel, TX, in Anderson County. BIG Pipeline would bridge the two companies’ systems and offer shippers access to gas supplies from the Waha, Barnett Shale, Bossier Sands and Anadarko Basin producing regions, they said. Delivery points would include market options at Enbridge’s Carthage Hub in Panola County for Natural Gas Pipeline Company of America (NGPL), Texas Gas Transmission, Gulf South, Tennessee Gas Pipeline, CenterPoint and Texas Eastern Transmission. Delivery points also would be offered at Enbridge’s Southeast Texas Hub in Orange County through NGPL, Kinder Morgan Tejas, Gulf South, Kinder Morgan Texas, Trunkline Gas, Florida Gas and Entergy. For information, contact Enbridge’s Mark DeRusse at (713) 821-6195 or firstname.lastname@example.org; or Steve Marsh (713) 821-2084 or email@example.com; or Atmos’ Vic DeVincenzo at (214) 206-2510 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston-based Enstor Inc., a unit of Spain’s Iberdrola SA, will begin accepting binding bids for firm storage capacity at its Caledonia Gas Storage Field in northeast Mississippi, the company said Wednesday. Bidding will begin Aug. 6 and close at 5 p.m. CDT on Aug. 20.
Anadarko Petroleum Corp. Wednesday said it received bids on 30,000 net acres of minerals and generated more than $82 million in proceeds in a lease offering by auction of its open and unleased mineral interests in Arkansas.
New Orleans-based Energy Partners Ltd. announced last Monday that it has concluded a process during which it solicited bids to buy the company, but it did not receive a definitive offer.
New Orleans-based Energy Partners Ltd. announced Monday that it has concluded a process during which it solicited bids to buy the company, but it did not receive a definitive offer.
AGL Resources’ Jefferson Island Storage & Hub (JISH) said it is taking bids on 1.1 million Dth of firm storage capacity that will be available starting April 1, 2007 at its 7.2 MMDth salt dome gas storage facility in Erath, LA, near the Henry Hub. The company also is testing the market for interest in a fourth storage cavern at the facility that would be in service in 2011.